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Coach Bonvicini Recalls 'Polkey's' Special Nature
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 09/27/2005
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TUCSON, Ariz.--University of Arizona women's basketball head coach Joan Bonvicini met with the media for the first time following the sudden passing Monday of senior star Shawntinice Polk.

Bonvicini talked about her memories of "Polkey" as a person, saying she was like a daughter to her, and shared her emotions and thoughts on how Polk touched everyone around her.

Click on the video links above for Bonvicini's full remarks, as well as additional thoughts by University of Arizona Athletics Director Jim Livengood (Windows Media Player required).

UA Athletics Director Jim Livengood and
Coach Bonvicini at Tuesday press conference.
(Photo by Ben Rider, University of Arizona)

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