Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer retires after 50 years

  • FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer instructs her team during the first half of a NCAA basketball game against Maryland in College Park, Md. Stringer announced her retirement from college basketball on Saturday, April 30, 2022. She had 1,055 wins, four Final Four appearances and 28 NCAA Tournament appearances while leading Cheney State, Iowa and Rutgers. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

  • FiLE - Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer holds the trophy after Rutgers defeated Arizona State 64-45 in the regional final of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Monday, March 26, 2007. Stringer has announced her retirement, Saturday, April 30, 2022, after 50 years in college basketball. She finished with 1,055 wins, fourth all-time among Division I women’s basketball coaches. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)

C. Vivian Stringer has been a trailblazer, serving as a role model to many Black coaches and players throughout her 50-year career.