Christie Rogers grew up in Davidsonville and played basketball at Archbishop Spalding in Severn and later at Division III St. Mary’s and Washington College.
When she was about 20 year old she was able to meet long-time Laurel resident Brenda Frese, the head coach at the University of Maryland who was recently voted the Big Ten coach of the year for the third time.
“I have so much respect for her. She put basketball on the map in my home state,” said Rogers, a former Towson University assistant who is now an assistant at Big South champion Radford in Virginia.
Rogers may be too young to remember Silver Spring resident Chris Weller, who won 499 games at Maryland for 27...