Young woman booted from team for being straight

Updated 2018 10 16

Young woman booted from team for being straight. Her coach, Sue Guevara, who is allegedly lesbian, took issue with her heterosexuality.

2009 02 13

By Pete Chagnon and Jody Brown

Central Michigan University is being sued after one of their women’s basketball players said she was kicked off the team due to her heterosexuality.

Brooke Heike was a high school basketball star who was aggressively sought after by several colleges that wanted the league MVP from Washington Township, Michigan, to continue her record-breaking rebounding and shot-blocking skills on their campus. After leading her team to its first conference title in 18 years as a high school senior, the 6-foot-2 forward decided to attend Central Michigan University, which offered her a full scholarship.

But Heike says she fell out of favor in 2007 with CMU’s new women’s basketball head coach, Sue Guevara, and was eventually kicked off the team. She claims the coach, who is allegedly lesbian, took issue with her heterosexuality….(Full Story 2018 10 16: original link is broken.  Use this one instead.)


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