Big Ten Conference Statement on the Passing of Northwestern Head Coach Randy Walker

June 30, 2006

PARK RIDGE, Ill. - "We are shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of Randy Walker," said Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany. "Not only was Randy a great friend to the conference, but to his players, his staff and fans. Randy accomplished a great deal at every institution he worked for, but most importantly he personified the values of intercollegiate athletics - he was positive, resilient and honest. Randy will truly be missed and our hearts go out to his wife, Tammy, his children, Abbey and Jamie, and the entire Northwestern community."

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