Carrie Bacon Earns All-WAC Honors

March 1, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Freshman forward Carrie Bacon (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was named to the 1999 Western Athletic Conference Mountain Division All-WAC Second Team, and the All-Newcomer Team. Bacon led the Cowgirls in scoring this season, averaging 14.6 ppg, as well as leading the team in steals at 1.8 spg and blocked shots .7 bpg. She finished eighth in the WAC in scoring, 15th in rebounding, ninth in field goal percentage, 12th free-throw percentage, and 18th in steals and blocks.

Mountain DivisionAll-ConferenceFirst TeamClaudia Brassard, SMUKatie Cronin, Colorado StateLinda Froehlich, UNLVBecky Hammon, Colorado StateKarlin Kennedy, SMUSecond TeamCarrie Bacon, WyomingMarla Brumfield, RiceHeather Haanen, Colorado StateAmy Sutton, TCUJill Sutton, TCUPlayer of the Year:  Becky Hammon, Colorado StateFreshman of the Year:  Linda Froehlich, UNLVCoach of the Year:  Tom Collen, Colorado State

All-Newcomer TeamCarrie Bacon, WyomingLinda Froelich, UNLVDiamond Jackson, TCURoxanne Manning, Colorado StateKim Smallwood, Rice