NKU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Camryn Whitaker Hoping to Lead Norse to Success

12/19/2016 09:10 PM

The 2016-2017 season is the first for Camryn Whitaker as head coach of the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team.

“It means the world to me because I grew up coming to Northern Kentucky for everything,” said Whitaker.

Whitaker says one of the toughest parts about taking over a program is getting the players to “buy in.” So far though, the players have responded well.

“She brings a lot of excitement and energy,” said NKU forward Rebecca Lyttle.

Whitaker came to NKU after spending one season on the Kentucky women’s basketball staff.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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