Cowgirl Basketball Set To Battle Colorado State In Border War

Jan. 19, 2012

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team will take their two game winning streak on the road to play the Colorado State Rams. The game is set for Saturday, Jan. 21, in Ft. Collins at 1:00 p.m. Live stats can be followed or audio can be found on www.wyomingathletics.com. The game will also be broadcast on CBS Sports Network which is Channel 28 in Laramie.

Wyoming is now 6-10 overall and 2-1 in Mountain West play after earning a 98-36 victory Air Force on Wednesday night. The Cowgirls are led by Chaundra Sewell who is averaging a team high 13.2 points and 8.9 rebounds. Junior Ashley Sickles follows with 12.5 points plus 6.6 rebounds per game, while freshman Kayla Woodward is chipping in 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds. As a team, they are shooting 338-872 (.388) from the field and 70-288 (.243) from beyond the arc.

Sickles currently ranks fourth in minutes played, seventh in blocked shots, eighth in rebounding and ninth in scoring. Sewell is among the Top 15 in points, rebounds, assists, blocked shots and field goal percentage, while Mileto is fifth in minutes played and 11th in three-point field goal percentage. In league games, Woodward is second in steals, third in scoring and field goal percentage, plus seventh in assists per game.

The Rams come into the game this weekend with a 6-12 record and a 2-1 mark in MW play. They defeated Boise State, 60-52, on Tuesday night in Boise. Kim Mestdagh is averaging a team high 13.9 points along with 4.9 rebounds. Sam Martin is also adding 13.9 points, while Meghan Heimstra leads the way with 6.6 rebounds. They return three starters and five letterwinners to a team that went 14-16 overall and 7-9 in the Mountain West a year ago.

This is the 85th meeting between the two teams. Wyoming leads the series 43-41. The last time the two teams met was February 5, 2011 as the Cowgirls defeated the Rams, 74-55, in Ft. Collins. CSU is coached by Kristen Holt who is in her fourth season with the program.