Sue Semrau

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Sue Semrau
Sue Semrau cropped.jpg
Sport(s) Women's college basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Florida State
Conference ACC
Record 427–240 (.640) includes 22 wins vacated by NCAA in 2006–07 and 2007–08
Biographical details
Born (1962-03-09) March 9, 1962 (age 56)
Seattle, Washington
Alma mater UC San Diego
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1987–1991 Occidental College
1991–1994 Northern Illinois (asst.)
1994–1997 Wisconsin (asst.)
1997–present Florida State

Susan Paige Semrau (born March 9, 1962)[1] is the head women's basketball coach at Florida State University. She has compiled a 427-240 career record over 20 seasons at FSU.[2] She has guided the Seminoles to appearances in the NCAA tournament 13 out of the past 14 seasons including three Elite Eights.

Prior to being at Florida State, she was the head coach of Division III's Occidental College for four seasons[3] before spending six seasons as an assistant coach at Northern Illinois University (1991–92 through 1993–94) and the University of Wisconsin (1994–95 through 1996–97).[4]

Semrau grew up in the state of Washington, and attended Shorecrest High School in Seattle. At first, she stayed in Washington for college, playing for Puget Sound for two years before transferring to UC-San Diego for her final two seasons.[3]

Career milestones[edit]

Coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Florida State (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1997–present)
1997–98 Florida State 9–18 5–11 7th
1998–99 Florida State 7–20 2–14 9th
1999–00 Florida State 12–17 4–12 8th
2000–01 Florida State 19–12 9–7 4th NCAA Round of 32
2001–02 Florida State 13–15 4–12 9th
2002–03 Florida State 17–13 8–8 4th WNIT Second Round
2003–04 Florida State 15–15 7–9 5th WNIT Second Round
2004–05 Florida State 24–8 9–5 4th NCAA Round of 32
2005–06 Florida State 20–10 10–4 4th NCAA Round of 32
2006–07 Florida State 24–10 * 10–4 4th NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2007–08 Florida State 19–14 * 7–7 5th NCAA Round of 32
2008–09 Florida State 26–8 122 T-1st NCAA Round of 32
2009–10 Florida State 29–6 12–2 T-1st NCAA Elite Eight
2010–11 Florida State 24–8 11–3 3rd NCAA Round of 32
2011–12 Florida State 14–17 6–10 8th
2012–13 Florida State 23–10 11–7 4th NCAA Round of 32
2013–14 Florida State 21–12 7–9 9th NCAA Round of 32
2014–15 Florida State 32–5 14–2 2nd NCAA Elite Eight
2015–16 Florida State 25–8 13–3 T-3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2016–17 Florida State 28–7 13–3 T-2nd NCAA Elite Eight
2017–18 Florida State 26–7 12–4 3rd NCAA Round of 32
Florida State: 427–240 (.640) 186–138 (.574)
Total: 427–240 (.640)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

* 16 wins in 2006–07 and 6 wins in 2007–08 vacated by NCAA[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved September 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves interviews at Washington but says he'll stay with Bulldogs". Seattle Times. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 9, 2013. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 15, 2013. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 9, 2011. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
  6. ^ "FSU's Semrau wins AP Coach of the Year award". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  7. ^ "Semrau Named Associated Press Coach of the Year". Seminoles.com. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  8. ^ "Academic scandal costs Florida State 22 wins, 16 from breakout season". Hoopfeed.com. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2017-05-17.

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