Fisher Promotes/Hires New Assistant Coaches

June 22, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head women'sbasketball coach Cindy Fisher announced the promotion of Assistant HeadCoach Mary Ann Falcosky and the hiring of Aubrey Eblin as an AssistantCoach. Both hirings are subject to UW Board of Trustee approval.

Falcosky, who has been with the Cowgirl program for the past twoseasons, is being elevated to the second assistant coaching positioncreated by the departure of Trina Wilson. She will continue her workwith academic counseling, along with coaching the post players andrecruiting. Falcosky came to Wyoming from Mesa Community College, whereshe had been an assistant coach since 1994. She also served as the headcoach for the Arizona Elite Basketball Club since 1997. A 1993 graduateof Northern Arizona university, she earned a bachelor's degree inmathematics and secondary education. She is currently pursuing hermaster's degree in education.

"Mary Ann has done an outstanding job in the program for the past twoyears," said Fisher. "Promoting her to second assistant was a very easydecision. I look forward to having her on the road recruiting for us,and being able to benefit even more from her contacts in the Southwestregion."

Eblin joins the Cowgirl staff after spending a year as a graduateassistant with the Wyoming athletic department. Eblin was a four-yearletterwinner in basketball at Old Dominion, the same time head coachCindy Fisher was an assistant with the program. While at ODU, she was apart of four Colonial Athletic Association Conference Championships,four Sweet 16 appearances, and the national champion runner-up spot in1997. She earned CAA All-Tournament team honors as a junior, and madethe NCAA Mideast Regional All-Tournament team in 96-97. A native ofChillicothe, Ohio, Elbin earned a bachelor's degree in sports managementfrom Old Dominion in 1999. She is pursuing her master's degree in healthand physical education from Wyoming.

"I'm very excited about the addition of Aubrey to my staff," addedFisher. "Having coached her for three years at Old Dominion, we share alot of the same ideas and philosophies about the game. She has a greatwork ethic, and brings a very positive and exciting energy level to theteam and the University."