Gallaudet women's basketball story goes global with Associated Press feature
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The success the Gallaudet University women's basketball has experienced on and off the court hit a new high on Friday when the Associated Press released a lengthy feature on the team. Associated Press sports writer Joseph White, from the Washington, D.C. bureau, visited Gallaudet on Thursday and penned a story on the No. 24 Bison (14-0). White touched on several different stories about the team including the adversity overcome by Coach Kevin Cook along with seniors Easter Faafiti (Pittsburg, Calif.) and Nukeitra Hayes (Anderson, Ind.) recently and before attending Gallaudet.
The Associated Press is published and distributed to more than 1,500 newspapers around the nation and internationally. The Gallaudet story titled "Gallaudet makes noise with 14-0 mark, top 25 spot" was picked up online by many of the top newspapers in the United States including USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, Denver Post and the Minneapolis Star Tribune to name a few reaching millions of people. The Bison were also the main focus of Yahoo Sports' women's basketball home page on Friday afternoon.
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