Hulwick to return to Denver as head women's coach

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Lindsay Hulwick has been named head women’s coach at Denver. The news follows longtime head coach Sammie Chergo’s resignation earlier this month.

Hulwick is in her first season as the assistant women’s coach at Georgia. She spent the previous seven seasons assisting Chergo at Denver.

During her time at Denver, the Pioneers won the program’s first-ever regional crown, in 2008-09, and made three straight appearances at the NCAA Championships. Denver placed fifth at the 2009 national championship, the top finish in program history. The Pioneers won the Sun Belt Conference title all seven seasons under Hulwick.

“I would personally like to thank Peg Bradley-Doppes and Ron Grahame for believing in me to lead the women’s golf program here at DU,” Hulwick said. “I have been extremely fortunate to have worked for two great mentors and successful women’s golf coaches and am excited to lead a program of my own. I look forward to continuing the Pioneer traditions and great successes of the women’s golf program that Sammie Chergo helped build in her 15-year tenure.”

The Littleton, Colo., native originally came to Denver after a successful college career at Tulane.

Interim head coach Erik Billinger will remain on staff under Hulwick as the associate head coach.

The Pioneers will begin their spring season with the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla., on Feb. 18.

Information from Denver's athletic department was used in this report.

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