Mary Fleig

Mary Fleig
J. Freeland Chryst Award

For Mary Fleig the numbers say it all …

A women’s basketball coach, mostly at Millersville University for 30 years and earlier at F&M College has 625 wins ... a .640 winning percentage. Simply put, these numbers make Mary Fleig one of the top women’s basketball coaches in the nation. She is 6th among active Division II coaches and 14th in all time wins.

Fleig has led her Millersville team to the conference playoffs 25 times and at one point, 18 seasons in a row. On her watch, the Marauders have earned NCAA Division II Tournament berths nine times including four-straight from 2007 to 2010 and have won the PSAC East seven times and the PSAC Championship in 2005. She has been honored as the PSAC East Coach of the Year six times.

Prior to MU, Fleig was the head coach at F&M. Her teams went 122-60, captured three consecutive MAC Southern Division championships and posted a 38-2 division record from 1987 to 1990. Her last four F&M squads were 94-19.