University of Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier (shown celebrating with players after an NCAA Tournament bid last year), celebrated again on Monday Feb. 11, 2019, after receiving the largest donation in program history -- a seven-figure endowed scholarship.
University of Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier (shown celebrating with players after an NCAA Tournament bid last year), celebrated again on Monday Feb. 11, 2019, after receiving the largest donation in program history -- a seven-figure endowed scholarship. Sebastian Ballestas sballestas@miamiherald.com
University of Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier (shown celebrating with players after an NCAA Tournament bid last year), celebrated again on Monday Feb. 11, 2019, after receiving the largest donation in program history -- a seven-figure endowed scholarship. Sebastian Ballestas sballestas@miamiherald.com

Miami Herald sportswriter Michelle Kaufman has covered 14 Olympics, six World Cups, Wimbledon, U.S. Open, NCAA Basketball Tournaments, NBA Playoffs, and has been the University of Miami basketball beat writer for 20 years. She was born in Frederick, Md., and grew up in Miami.