Cowgirls Defeat Quinnipiac Braves, 69-65

Nov. 27, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Wyoming vs. Quinnipac at San Diego Tournament - Wyoming 69-65 - Box Score

The University of Wyoming CowgirlBasketball team earned a split over the weekend after defeating theQuinnipiac Braves, 69-65, at the USD Masry & Vititoe Classic on Saturdaynight.

Junior guard Shelby Hoffman led the way for the Cowgirls with 21 pointsand two assists. She was 6-10 from the field and 5-7 from thethree-point line. Sophomore forward Carrie Bacon was 6-9 from the fieldto add 17 points and seven rebounds on the night. The Cowgirls were 47%from the field and 46% from the three-point line.

The Cowgirls come out of the weekend 2-3 overall on the year. They willhost Penn on Wednesday night in their home opener at 7:00 p.m.

Quotes from head coach Cindy Fisher

"I think you get a lead, and you feel like you can sit back and enjoythe lead. A team like Quinnipiac, who has everything to win and nothingto lose, is going to be scrappy and fight. They hit a couple of bigthree's, which gave them some confidence, and they think they can playwith anybody in the country. Taking nothing away from them, ColleenKlopp is a phenomenal player, and we had a really hard time defendingher and overall she did some really nice things. But the thing I'm mostproud of with our team is that it's our fifth game in seven days, andall of them on the road. I think that really wears on you, especiallymentally. Overall to come out of five games 2-3 on the road, I'm reallyproud of them, and excited to get home and open up against Penn."