Cowgirl Sophomore Ann McColl Lost For Remainder Of Season

Feb. 26, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball player AnnMcColl will be out for the rest of the season after surgery on her jaw,according to head coach Cindy Fisher.

McColl sustained the injuries on Monday, Feb. 26, after a fall at herhome in Laramie. She broke her jaw and will have oral surgery thisafternoon in Cheyenne.

McColl, a 6-2 center from Everett, Wash., has started in 24-25 gamesfor the Cowgirls this season. She is currently leading the team inscoring with 12 points per contest, and second in rebounding with 6.2per contest.

"This is another unfortunate situation for our team this season," saidhead coach Cindy Fisher. "But our players are strong, and will have tobounce back from this just as we have in the past."

"It's been an unfortunate string of injuries for the Cowgirl BasketballTeam this season," said Associate Athletic Director Barbara Burke. "But,we support the players and wish Ann the best in her recovery. We alsoappreciate all the support from the fans, friends and family."