Cowgirls Fall to CU

December 10, 1998

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Wyoming Cowgirls were defeated by the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday night, December 9th, by a score of 70-50.

UW is now 3-5 overall this season while CU moves to 5-3.

CU jumped out to a 30-10 halftime lead over a cold-shooting UW squad, and never looked back as they cruised to a 20 point victory. The Cowgirls hit only five of 26 shots (19.2%) in the first half of play.

Wyoming was led by freshman forward Carrie Bacon, who had a team high 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Colorado was led by sophomore guard Linda Lappe who scored a team high 13 points in 27 minutes of play.

Wyoming will now travel to Billings, Mont. to face the Montana State Lady 'Cats on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.

GAME SUMMARY
              1st half  2nd half   OT     Final(V)Colorado     30        40        -      70(H)Wyoming      10        40        -      50

Team Leaders Wyoming Colorado

Points Ca. Bacon-17 Lappe-13Rebounds Ca. Bacon-10 Johnson-8Assists Stapp-3 Johnson-3Steals Ossana, Hoffman-2 Lappe-3

Team Stats

FG % 29% 43.1% FT % 66.7% 66.7%3-pt % 12.5% 15.4%Pts off turnovers 12 182nd chance pts 17 16

Attendance - 5,676