- Entering her 33rd season leading the Clark program
- Winningest coach in the history of the program
- One of few coaches in the history of Division III women’s basketball to win 500 games
Three Decades of Success: By the Numbers
- Joined the Cougars in 1984-85 and her teams’ immediately saw success
- Overall career record of 513-338
- 25 postseason appearances
- 22 winning seasons
- 17 consecutive seasons over a .500 winning percentage (1984-2001)
- 11 seasons of 20 or more wins
- 7 NCAA Tournament appearances
Win Number 500
- Earned her 500th career win on February 12, 2014 in a 54-51 conference victory over Wellesley.
- On her accomplishment: “I just think this is about the players and coaches who have been a part of this with me. This belongs to them and the tradition of Clark women’s basketball and a lot of people beyond me.”
Award Winning Coach
- Two-time NEWMAC Coach of the Year (1997, 2004)
- Inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009
- First true dynasty of the NEWMAC era, as Clark played in the first five NEWMAC Tournament Championships (1996-2000)
- Led Clark to three consecutive NEWMAC regular season titles (1997-1999), going a combined 20-3 in regular season conference play
- One of two teams to win three ECAC New England Division III Championships (1988, 1990, 1996)
1988-89: A Season for the Record Book
- Glispin named Converse District 1 Coach of the Year.
- Finished the regular season 26-0.
- Won the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship.
- Reached the NCAA Elite Eight.
- Set an NCAA Division III record for 36 consecutive wins.
- Finished the season 28-1.
- Under Glispin’s watch, Clark has had four All-American women’s basketball players: Maria Giolas (1987), Tara McGuire (1989), Meegan Garrity (1996, 1997) and Marissa Garrity (2000) were named All-Americans.
- In addition, Glispin’s student-athletes have collected five NEWMAC Player of Year awards.
A Great Player Makes A Great Coach
- Four year letterwinner in basketball at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
- Three-sport star in basketball, softball, and field hockey while at Grafton (Mass.) High.
- 2005 inductee of the Grafton High Hall of Fame.
A Master’s in Education
- 1975 graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, receiving a bachelor’s in physical education.
- Went on to earn her master’s in psychological education in 1987.