University of Wyoming Sports To Resume Play This Weekend

Sept. 18, 2001


The University of Wyoming AthleticDepartment announced today a decision on the scheduled events for itsathletic teams during the upcoming week.

The Cowgirl Volleyball Team will host the University of San Diego onFriday night and Saint Mary's College (CA.) on Saturday night. Bothmatches will be played in the MultiPurpose Gym. Also, the Colorado Statematch, originally scheduled for Sept 19, will now be played on Tuesday,Nov. 6 at 7:00 p.m.

The Cowgirl Soccer Team will travel to Utah this weekend, as they willface Weber State and Utah State. The rescheduling of the Creighton gamewill come at a later date.

The men's golf team will be at the Tucker Invitational, Sept. 21-22, inAlbuquerque, N.M, while the women's golf team will play next week at theDenver Fall Invitational, Sept. 24-25.

The Cowgirl Tennis Team will open up their fall season play inWilmington, N.C. at the UNC-Wilmington Invite.

The men's or women's cross country teams were scheduled to participatein a meet at the University of New Mexico, but neither will participate.A decision on the remainder of their seasons will be announced at alater date.

The University of Wyoming Athletic teams have also chosen an emblem tohonor the eight members of the UW men's cross country and track teamswho died in a tragic car accident on Sunday morning, Sept. 16, 2001.

The emblem (shown above) will be worn on the uniforms of each of the UWAthletic teams, and will also be displayed on banners that will hang ineach of the Cowboy and Cowgirl Athletic facilities.

The eight members of the Wyoming men's cross country and track teamswho died on Sept. 16 were: Cody Brown of Hudson, Colo., Kyle Johnson ofRiverton, Wyo., Josh Jones of Salem, Ore., Justin Lambert-Belanger ofTimmins, Ontario, Morgan McLeland of Gillette, Wyo., Kevin Salverson ofCheyenne,Wyo., Nick Schabron of Laramie, Wyo., and Shane Shatto ofDouglas, Wyo.

Schedule of Events

Date Sport Opponent/Event Location Time

Sept. 21-22 Golf (M) Tucker Albuquerque, All Day Invitational N.M.Sept. 21-23 Tennis UNC Wilmington Wilmington, TBD Invite N.C.Sept. 21 Soccer Weber State Ogden, Utah 4:00 pm

Sept. 21 Volleyball San Diego Laramie, Wyo. 6:30 pm

Sept. 22 Volleyball Saint Mary's(CA)Laramie, Wyo. 7:00 pm

Sept. 22 Football Utah State Logan, Utah 7:00 pm

Sept. 23 Soccer Utah State Logan, Utah 1:00 pm