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Auburn hires Fortner as women's basketball coach

AUBURN, Ala. -- Nell Fortner led the United States to an Olympic gold medal and directed a WNBA...don't think anybody exemplifies that or reflects that more than Nell Fortner. I don't know how you could have a whole lot more experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/23/col_413123.shtml
College
Lady Dogs look rank against ranked team

...at No. 2 Tennessee three days earlier. "We had to find out who we are. They rose to the occasion," Auburn's Nell Fortner said. The victory was the Tigers' first over a top-10 team in five years. Auburn (13-4, 1-1 Southeastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/14/uga_180330.shtml
UGA
SEC women's tournament doesn't lack drama

...winner was named the league champ, and the Wildcats (24-5) have lost in the finals the past two years to Tennessee. Nell Fortner is leaving Auburn and Sharon Fanning-Otis is retiring from Mississippi State at season's end.Pat Summitt announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-02-29/sec-womens-tournament-doe
AU will pay $100,000 for basketball coaches search

...the Auburn athletic assistant to the president, with the searches that produced Jeff Lebo as the men's coach and Nell Fortner as the women's coach. "John provided a lot of valuable information, particularly in the early stages of the searches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/24/nca_416624.shtml
College basketball
Baylor women wrap up Big 12 title

...SETON HALL 39In Piscataway, N.J., April Sykes scored 17 points and Rutgers defeated Seton Hall. AUBURN: Coach Nell Fortner, who led the U.S. National team to an Olympic gold medal in 2000, is resigning after the season.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-02-21/baylor-women-wrap-bi
Tar Heels crush Tigers in ACC women's tournament

...Auburn (13-17) in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.The game marked the end of Auburn coach Nell Fortner's career. Fortner announced on Feb. 21 she was retiring after her eighth season with the Tigers and 18th year as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-03-01/tar-heels-crush-tigers-ac
Wolters chosen for national women's team

...with what is most striking about Wolters -- her size. "I think it's a very good day for our team," U.S. coach Nell Fortner said. "Kara has so much USA Basketball experience. She brings a different element to the floor with her size that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/07/nba_278053.shtml
NBA
An untraditional title game

...serious that look was." As if one coaching change wasn't enough, another quickly followed. Dunn's replacement, Nell Fortner, left after one season to coach the U.S. national team and was succeeded by her top assistant, Carolyn Peck. Three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/28/nca_257506.shtml
College basketball
Bonner's 22 points leads No. 3 Auburn past UGA

...with completing an improbable sweep. "I think that he had them really ready and fired up to play," Auburn coach Nell Fortner said. "They came out to win that ballgame. They had lost four in a row but they weren't playing like a team that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/23/uga_512384.shtml
UGA
U.S. women preserve Pan Am medals run

...Pride, 14. "We changed our defensive stance today to take away the middle penetration and it worked," said coach Nell Fortner. "The first half they didn't have hardly anything getting to the middle. We guarded the one play that killed us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/08/oly_267458.shtml
Olympics