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Hartford Hires UVA's Kim McNeill As Women's Basketball Coach To Replace Jen Rizzotti

Hartford Hires UVA's Kim McNeill As Women's Basketball Coach To Replace Jen Rizzotti

Kim McNeill, the associate head coach at the University of Virginia for the past three seasons, was named women's basketball coach at the University of Hartford Wednesday. McNeill replaces Jen Rizzotti, the Hawks' coach since 1999, who resigned in April to take the head coaching position at George Washington.

This is McNeill's first head coaching job. She has been the Cavaliers' associate head coach since 2013, though she had been on coach Joanne Boyle's staff since 2011. She was an assistant coach at Georgia from 2007-11, an assistant at the University of California from 2005-07 and before that was on the staff at James Madison and Richmond.

McNeill, 38, who agreed to a...

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