Rutgers AD Hermann faces tough road

Updated: June 1, 2013, 5:41 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

The day after Louisville's epic upset of Baylor in this year's NCAA women's basketball tournament, I chatted with then-Cardinals senior associate athletic director Julie Hermann in Oklahoma City.

In 2007, Hermann had been in charge of hiring Jeff Walz, the coach who had already taken the Cardinals to one Final Four, and was on the verge of another.

In late March, things could not have been going better for Hermann or Louisville. When the announcement came in mid-May that she'd ...

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