2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes

Feb. 5, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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

WyomingGuard 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.

Colorado StateGuard Elizabeth English, So., 5-6, Rushville, Ind.Guard Angie Gorton, Jr., 6-0, Eufala, Okla.Forward Ashley Augspurger, So., 6-1, Lakewood, Colo.Forward Heather Haanen, Sr., 5-11, Plymouth, Minn.Center Shannon Strecker, So., 6-2, Littleton, Colo.

This Week: The Cowgirls will be on the road against the ColoradoState Rams, on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., in Ft. Collins, Colo.

About Colorado State: The Cowgirls will face the Colorado State Rams onSaturday afternoon in Ft. Collins. The Rams are 16-4 overall and 5-2 inconference play. They are led by forward Ashley Augspurger, who isaveraging 12.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. This is the 59th meetingbetween the two schools, Colorado State leads 31-27. The last time thesetwo teams met was Jan. 13, 2001 in Laramie, with the Rams coming out ontop, 76-51. The Rams are coached by Tom Collen, who is in his fourthseason.

2000-01 Record A Year AgoWyoming 9-11 (1-6) 10-18 (4-10)Colorado State 16-4 (2-3) 23-10 (9-5)

Colorado State, Sat., Feb. 10, Ft. Collins, Colo., 2:00 p.m.Wyoming Series Record vs. Colorado State leads 31-27Last Meeting Jan. 13, 2001, CSU 76-512000-01 Overall Record 16-42000-01 Conference Record 5-21999-2000 Overall Record 16-41999-2000 Conference Record 9-5 (3rd)Nickname RamsLocation Ft. Collins, Colo.Conference Mountain WestHead Coach Tom CollenRecord at School (Years) 80-19 (Three)Career Record (Years) SameLetterwinners Returning/Lost 10/2Starters Returning/Lost 4/1Sports Information Contact Heather KennedySports Information Office Phone (970) 491-5705

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

  Points            Shelby Hoffman (239 - 11.9 ppg)  Rebounds          Jessica Gibbs  (150 -7.5 rpg)  Assists           Brenda Pickup  (70 - 3.5 apg)  Minutes           Christy Bacon (639 - 32.0 mpg)  Blocks            Jessica Gibbs (6 - 0.3 bpg)  Steals            Jessica Gibbs (52 - 2.6 spg)  Field Goals       Jessica Gibbs  (87 - 4.3 pg)  Three-Point FG's  Shelby Hoffman (46 - 2.3 )  Free-Throws       Ann McColl  (58 - 2.9 ftm)

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