Former hoops coach Jack Sullivan passes away

WASHINGTON – Former CUA women’s basketball coach Jack Sullivan recently passed away.  The Cardinals coach from 1989 through 1996, Sullivan was 75 and is survived by his wife Patricia, six children and 17 grandchildren. 

Sullivan was a standout basketball athlete at Mount St. Mary’s where he scored a school-record 2,672 career points.  He still holds 11 career and single season records after averaging 25.4 points and 11.6 rebounds during his career. 

During his senior season, Sullivan scored a school-record 1,070 points, averaging 33.4 points and 10.9 rebounds, while leading the Mount to a 27-5 record and a spot in the NCAA College Division Final Four.

Sullivan is one of only three Mountaineers to have a jersey retired in their honor.

During his time on the CUA sideline, Sullivan won 57 games and earned the 1991 Capital Athletic Conference Coach of the Year award.