Former URI tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions case

GORDON ERNST, former Georgetown University and University of Rhode Island tennis coach, departs federal court in Boston in 2019 after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. He pleaded guilty on Monday to multiple counts of federal programs bribery and one count of filing a false tax return. (AP File Photo/Steven Senne.)
BOSTON (AP) — A former Georgetown University and University of Rhode Island tennis coach pleaded guilty Monday in Boston federal court in the college admissions bribery case. Gordon Ernst was accused of accepting more than $2 million to help the children of wealthy parents get into the school in Washington. The 54-year-old, who has residences…

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