Cowgirl Basketball Ends Season With Close Loss to UNLV

March 1, 1999


In their final game of the season, the University of Wyoming women's basketball team was defeated by the UNLV Lady Rebels, 79-74, Saturday night in Las Vegas.

The loss gives UW a final season record of 7-19 overall, 3-11 in WAC play. UNLV finishes their regular season 16-10 overall, 7-7 in the conference.

The Cowgirls were led by freshman forward Carrie Bacon, who had a team high 25 points and six rebounds. Bacon was 10 of 20 from the field in 40 minutes of play. Sophomore guard Shelby Hoffman added 22 points and a team high seven steals on the night. Hoffman was 6 of 13 from the three point line.

The Lady Rebels were led by freshman guard Linda Froehlich, who had a team high 23 points and ten rebounds. Senior forward Liz Wolfe added 17 points and a team high 12 rebounds.

              1st half  2nd half   OT     Final(V)Wyoming      31        43        -      74(H)UNLV         26        53        -      79

Team Leaders Wyoming UNLV

Points Ca.Bacon-25 Froehlich-23Rebounds Ca.Bacon-6 Wolfe,Dye-12Assists Marso-9 Pool-11Steals Hoffman-7 Pool-4

Team Stats

FG % 41% 50.8% FT % 64% 62.5%3-pt % 44.4% 25%

Attendance - 574