Mizzou Women’s Basketball head coach Robin Pingeton was named the Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year Tuesday. The award was voted on and selected by the conference’s coaches.
Pingeton is Mizzou Women’s Basketball’s first head coach to receive Coach of the Year honors since 1990 and the second coach to do so in program history, joining Joann Rutherford (1984, 1985 and 1990). Pingeton has now earned conference Coach of the Year recognition three times in her career after being named Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2010 at Illinois State.
Sophie Cunningham named first team all SEC.
Amber Smith named Co-Freshman of the Year.