Yow signs two-year extension

Updated: November 4, 2004, 12:39 PM ET
Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland athletic director Deborah Yow signed a two-year contract extension through August 2010.

Yow is in her 11th year directing the Terrapins' intercollegiate athletics program.

Since 1994, Maryland has won nine NCAA national championships and 33 tournament or regular-season championships in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

"Debbie Yow is the finest athletic director in the country," school president C.D. Mote said. "She has led Maryland athletics to the pinnacle of athletic achievement while demanding of athletics high integrity, commitment to scholastic achievement and superior operations."

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