ECSU APPOINTS INTERIM WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Carr Reassigned; Alico Dunk Tapped to Lead Lady Viking Basketball Program
March 11, 2009
ELIZABETH CITY, NC- The Elizabeth City State Athletic Department announces the appointment of Alico Dunk as the Interim Head Coach of the Women's Basketball program.
Alico Dunk has spent the past six seasons as the assistant coach for the ECSU men's basketball team. Previously he served as the assistant coach for the boys' varsity basketball team at Ayden-Grifton High School (2000-2001) and as the head coach for the varsity girls' basketball team at Hertford County High School in Ahoskie, NC (2001-2002). A native of Ayden, NC, he played one season at the University of Tennessee (1994-1995) before returning closer to home to finish his studies and collegiate career for the East Carolina University Pirates (1996-1999) where he served as a captain for his junior and senior seasons. Dunk obtained a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences from ECU in 1999 and played professionally oversees in Asia from 2002-2003.
He replaces Antionette Carr who just completed her second season at ECSU. Carr, who will remain as a lecturer in the Department of Physical Education at the University, compiled an 18-38 record in two seasons at the helm of the Lady Viking basketball program. The Lady Vikings lost in the first round of the CIAA tournament the past two years.
"It was felt that it was time for the women's basketball program to move in a different direction," said ECSU Athletic Director Thurlis Little. "We appreciate Coach Carr for her service to Elizabeth City State University and wish her the best in her future endeavors."