Elizabethtown women reach 1,000-win mark

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Elizabethtown joined legendary Division I programs Tennessee and Louisiana Tech in the 1,000-win club with a 72-66 win Tuesday night at Stevenson. 

Taylor Kreider scored 24 points and added 11 rebounds as Elizabethtown improved to 19-3, 13-4 in the Commonwealth Conference. Stevenson fell to 13-11, 11-6. Game story.

Check out Dave McHugh's postgame interviews with coach Sherri Gorman, longtime former coach Yvonne Kauffman and players Taylor Kreider and Kendra Beittel at right.

Elizabethtown, winner of the 1982 and 1989 NCAA Division III national championships, improved to 1,000-497-7 since 1928-29. E-town has one of the longest tenured women's programs in the nation.

Former coach Yvonne Kauffman, who ranks fourth amongst Division III coaches and 20th across all divisions with 689 wins from 1970-2012, was on hand to see her former player and current head coach, Sherri Gorman, lead the Blue Jays to the historic victory.

Gorman was a member of the 1982 title team and has Elizabethtown poised to hit the 20-win mark for the first time since 2000-01. The team can reach that mark with a win in the regular season finale Saturday at Albright.