Behind Enemy Lines: Princeton’s Courtney Banghart

Princeton women's hoops coach Courtney Banghart has won seven Ivy League Championships as a player and coach. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Princeton women's hoops coach Courtney Banghart has won seven Ivy League Championships as a player and coach. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Today, I was able to interview Princeton women’s basketball head coach Courtney Banghart. In her six seasons as head coach for the Tigers, the program has undergone a complete reversal of fortune. In her first season, the team went 7-23 and won just four Ivy League games. However, in the past three seasons, the Tigers have gone 41-1 in the Ivy League and entered the national rankings, a first for an Ivy League women’s program. Before coming to Princeton, she was an assistant for four years at Dartmouth. She also played at Dartmouth from 1996 to 2000 and won two Ivy League titles.

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