Andrea Hudy to Handle Strength Duties for Kansas Men's Basketball

Sept. 2, 2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Andrea Hudy, new associate director of strength and conditioning at the University of Kansas, will assume strength and conditioning responsibilities for the KU men’s basketball team, KU athletics officials announced Thursday.

Hudy will continue to work with KU’s women’s basketball and volleyball teams, as well as with selected Olympic sports.

Hudy came to Kansas after 10 years at the University of Connecticut, where she worked closely with the Huskies’ national champion men’s and women’s basketball teams. In all, Hudy was part of eight national championship teams while at Connecticut – two men’s basketball; five women’s basketball; and one men’s soccer.

A native of Huntingdon, Pa., Hudy was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Maryland where she graduated in 1994. Her freshman season at Maryland, she was a member of the 1990 Atlantic Coast Conference volleyball championship team.

“We had heard great things about her,” KU head men’s masketball coach Bill Self said. “Everyone has been very impressed with her since she’s arrived. We’re pleased that she’s agreed to work with the men’s basketball team. With her experience, she can help us attain our goal of a national championship.”