Central Michigan University and it's head women's basketball coach Sue Guevara are being sued by Heike who claims being a heterosexual was a factor in losing her scholarship after two seasons with the Chippewas.
Heike says Guevara told her she wore too much makeup and was not the coach's "type." Heike says that meant she wasn't a lesbian.
Heike went from appearing in 11 games in 06-07, her freshman year, to playing in only 6 games as a sophomore in the 07-08 season. She lost her scholarship after last season and an appeals committee upheld that decision.
Central Michigan spokesman Steve Smith says the allegations have no merit. The lawsuit was filed last week in federal court in Bay City. It seeks an unspecified cash award.
Heike's bio from last season reads: athletic player who runs the floor well. Apparently she didn't care for carpet.
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