2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes

Jan. 3, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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Probable Starters: Here are the probable starters for this week's games:

Guard        Brenda Pickup, Fr., 5-7, Brush Prairie, Wash.Guard        Shelby Hoffman, Sr., 5-9, Gillette, Wyo.Forward      Christy Bacon, Jr., 6-0, Colorado Springs, Colo.Forward      Jessica Gibbs, Sr., 6-1, Wells, Nev.Center       Ann McColl, So., 6-2, Everett, Wash.

This Week: The Cowgirls will close out their non-conference season onthe road this week. They will travel to Texas to face Texas Pan-AM onFriday night at 6:00 p.m., MST.

About Texas Pan AM: The Cowgirls will go on the road to face Texas PanAM. The Broncs currently have a 5-8 overall record. They are led byCheveron Terry, who is averaging 13.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. TexasPan AM was 6-21 overall last season. They return ten letterwinners andall five starters to this year's squad. This is the second meetingbetween the two schools, Wyoming leads 1-0. The Broncs are coached byKarin Nicholls, who is in her first season.

               2000-01 Record A Year AgoWyoming        8-4 (0-0)      10-18   (4-10)Texas Pan AM   5-8 (0-0)      6-21

Texas Pan AM, Fri., Jan. 5, Edinburg, Texas, 6:00 p.m.Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming leads 1-02000-01 Overall Record 5-82000-01 Conference Record 0-01999-2000 Overall Record 6-211999-2000 Conference Record N/ANickname BroncsLocation Edinburg, TexasConference IndependentHead Coach Karin NichollsRecord at School (Years) First YearCareer Record (Years) 71-64 (Five)Letterwinners Returning/Lost 10/1Starters Returning/Lost 5/0Sports Information Contact Bernie SaenzSports Information Office Phone (956) 381-2240

Leading Weapons in the Cowgirl Attack: The following is a listing ofthe Cowgirls who lead in each statistical category for the 2000-01season.

  Points            Ann McColl (158 - 13.2 ppg)  Rebounds          Jessica Gibbs  (96 - 8.0 rpg)  Assists           Christy Bacon  (45 - 3.8 apg)  Minutes           Shelby Hoffman (394 - 32.8 mpg)  Blocks            Jessica Gibbs (5 - 0.4 bpg)  Steals            Jessica Gibbs (34 - 2.8 spg)  Field Goals       Jessica Gibbs  (62 - 5.2 pg)  Three-Point FG's  Shelby Hoffman (30 - 2.5 )  Free-Throws       Ann McColl  (38 - 3.2 ftm)

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