Western Washington University's Carmen Dolfo has been named the 2013 CaptainU Division II National Women's Basketball Coach of the Year.
Dolfo directed the Vikings to a 29-4 record, the win total being the second-highest in school history, and the semifinals of the NCAA II National Championships where they lost to eventual national champion Ashland, Ohio.
WWU, ranked No. 3 in the final USA Today Top 25 Poll, advanced to the Elite Eight by winning the West Regional championship. The Vikings also claimed the Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles.