Traverse City’s Merchant Secures 500th Career Win
EAST LANSING — Traverse City native Suzy Merchant picked up her 500th career victory in her college coaching career, with her Michigan State women’s basketball team securing a 73-62 win over Valparaiso on Tuesday at home.
— Michigan State Women's Basketball (@MSU_WBasketball) November 17, 2021
Merchant is currently in her 15th season as the Michigan State women’s basketball head coach. She previously coached at Eastern Michigan and Saginaw Valley State.
She was a three-sport athlete at Traverse City Central, playing basketball, volleyball and softball.