Texas Tech to hire Krista Gerlich as next Lady Raiders head coach

Texas Tech director of athletics Kirby Hocutt announced Tuesday that former Lady Raider Krista Gerlich has been hired as head coach of the school’s women’s basketball program.

She has been the Coach at UT-Arlington for the last seven years and was on the 1993 National Championship team coached by Marsha Sharp.

Gerlich will replace Marlene Stollings after she was fired following some players accusing her of fostering a toxic and abusive environment.

Lady Raider Women's Basketball tweeted Tuesday following the announcement: