Cowgirl Basketball Ends Season With Close Loss to UNLV

March 1, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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.

GAME SUMMARY
              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