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Alabama Crimson Tide

Tuesday's local college multi-sport roundup: W&M gains $3.5 million commitment from Class of 1967 women's basketball player

William and Mary received a $3.5 million commitment from the Class of 1967’s Terry Thompson that will, in large part, help fund several important initiatives and programs outlined in the Tribe Athletics Committee of Competitive Excellence report. A significant portion of this commitment will support scholarships for the women’s basketball program, for which Thompson played. It will be the largest gift ever given to W&M women’s basketball from a single donor. “I made the decision to support the women’s basketball program not only because I played the sport, but because I know it doesn’t have the necessary resources to be nationally...