Cowgirl Basketball Adds Another Student-Athlete

May 8, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming Cowgirl headbasketball coach Cindy Fisher announced today the signing of astudent-athlete to a national letter of intent to attend the Universityof Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2000. Here is the signee:

Larissa Cordiano, 5-11, Guard/Forward, Melbourne, Australia:

A two-timeFirst Team All-Region 11 selection at Iowa Central Community College inFt. Dodge, Iowa. She averaged 18 points, seven rebounds and four stealsper game on a team that went 26-7 and earned a spot in the NJCAANational Tournament. As a sophomore, she was a NJCAA Honorable MentionAll-American. In her two years at Iowa Central, she also set the schoolrecord in both scoring and steals. Cordiano was coached by Mike Brown.She chose Wyoming over several schools.

"Larissa is going to be a great addition to our program," said headcoach Cindy Fisher. "Her strength and versatility to play inside and outwill give us great depth in the guard and forward positions. She is aproven scorer and leader, which will continue to help our young team."

Cordiano is the second student-athlete to sign a letter of intent withthe Cowgirls this season. The other signee is Brenda Pickup, 5-7, guardfrom Brush Prairie, Wash.