Jan. 19, 2007
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
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The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team will close out the weekend when they host the 23rd ranked TCU Lady Frogs, on Saturday, Jan. 20, beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Wyoming is currently 11-5 overall and 2-2 in MWC play after a 71-47 win against the San Diego State Aztecs on Wednesday night. They are led by Justyna Podziemska who is averaging a team leading 14.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. Junior forward Hanna Zavecz follows with 14.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists, while Jodi Bolerjack is adding 11.4 points. The Cowgirls are shooting 373-862 (.433) from the field and 130-350 (.371) from beyond the arc. They currently rank first in the Mountain West Conference in three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage.
The Lady Frogs are currently 13-5 overall and 3-1 in the Mountain West Conference after a 72-61 loss against Utah on Thursday night, while being ranked 23rd in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. They are led by Adrianne Ross who is averaging 17.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. She is followed by Ashley Davis who is adding 15.8 points and 4.6 rebounds a contest. They return four starters and ten letterwinners to a team that went 19-12 overall, 11-5 in the Mountain West Conference, while advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cowgirls and the Lady Frogs have met eight times previously in this series. TCU leads the series 5-3. The last time the two teams met was March 8, 2006 in the first round of the MWC Tournament. TCU came away with a 63-55 victory. They are coached by Jeff Mittie who is in his eighth season with the program.
Don't forget the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk for Women Event on Saturday, Jan. 20 before the game. If you participate in the event, admission to the Cowgirl game is free. Registration is $25.00.
Also, Saturday, January 20 is the second Pepsi Kid's Day of the season. Pepsi Kid's Day tickets will be distributed to the first 250 kids on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 8:00 am on the day of the game at the main UW Ticket Office in the Arena Auditorium. UW Kid's Club members can reserve their tickets in advance by calling the UW Ticket Office at (307) 766-4850 or 1-800-922-9461.