Rutgers University women’s basketball head coach Vivian Stringer made history on November 13th, earning her 1,000th career win as a coach. Stringer became the first ever African-American to achieve the record, and the sixth all-time NCAA D-I coach to hit the milestone.
Stringer has coached many current WNBA players including Cappie Pondexter, Essence Carson, Kia Vaughn, Epiphanny Prince and Erica Wheeler during their college hoops days.
Check out the best from social media celebrations for Coach Stringers historic feat!
Congratulations to Rutgers’ coach Vivian Stringer on getting to 1,000 career wins!! Living legend!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽
— Ticha Penicheiro (@TichaPenicheiro) November 14, 2018
Tonight, @cvivianstringer won her 1,000th career victory as a basketball coach. She's just the ninth coach in the history of the sport to reach this milestone, the fifth NCAA Division 1 women's coach and the first African American. Congrats, Coach Stringer, and here’s to 1,001. pic.twitter.com/eC029yWd24
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 14, 2018
— NCAA (@NCAA) November 14, 2018
Congratulations Coach Stringer!!! From someone who recently found out how challenging it is to win 1 game. 1,000 wins is remarkable. Thank you for everything! #legend #pioneer pic.twitter.com/mVIImAOCj1
— Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13) November 14, 2018
— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) November 14, 2018
Found this old picture of Coach Stringer after she spent some time talking with my Zag team before our NCAA tourney game pic.twitter.com/cdMUZaQfVq
— Kelly Graves (@GoDucksKG) November 14, 2018
I want to congratulate Rutgers women’s basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer for being the 6th division 1 coach in NCAA history to win 1000 games!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 14, 2018
— Terrell Owens (@terrellowens) November 14, 2018
— Rutgers University (@RutgersU) November 14, 2018
Congrats Coach Stringer! 🖤🙏🏾 https://t.co/DHdicTWnkH
— Swin Cash (@SwinCash) November 14, 2018
— The Undefeated (@TheUndefeated) November 14, 2018
Congrats to CVS on your historical 1000th win! It was only fitting you reached this mark….thank you for making a lasting impression on all of us. God gave you incredible strength and you used it to support so many. Love you coach! pic.twitter.com/Cnfp6ILj7x
— dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) November 14, 2018
Epic! 🙌🏾 https://t.co/8Q1bHieQZd
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) November 14, 2018
— Indiana Fever (@IndianaFever) November 14, 2018