Basketball coach sues Eastern Washington University

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University and its athletic director, Lynn Hickey, are being sued by basketball coach Wendy Schuller.

The lawsuit accuses the university and Hickey of age and gender discrimination.

In a court filing Feb. 7, Schuller’s legal representatives outlined factors for the lawsuit.

Among them are a pattern and practice of age and sex discrimination in employment, and in education and athletic opportunities, unequal pay, and unequal access and inadequate women’s facilities, according to Spokane County Superior Court documents.

The lawsuit alleges Hickey harbored a “discrimin...


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