Cowgirl Basketball Signs One Student-Athlete

July 20, 2004


University of Wyoming Cowgirl head basketball coach Joe Legerski todayannounced another addition to his first recruiting class with the signing of one student-athlete to attend the Universityof Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2004.

Here is the signee:

Hanna Zavecz, 6-0, Forward, Melbourne, Australia (Australian Institute of Sport):

A three-time JuniorAll-Australian Camp selection while attending the Australian Institute of Sport Academy. Over the past three years,Zavecz represented the Victoria Province at the National Championships on the Under 16, 18 and 20 Teams. In2001, she was a team captain on the Under 16 Team, and helped lead the Under 20 Team to a Gold Medal in 2003.Coached at the Institute by Phil Brown, she currently plays club for Bulleen in the Victorian Basketball League whichis coached by Raquel Conel. Hanna is the daughter of Peter and Marianne Zavecz. She chose Wyoming over severalschools, including Idaho State, Georgia Tech, and Memphis.

"Hanna brings a great deal of playing experience to our program," said head coach Joe Legerski. "Participatingat the Australian Institute of Sport has prepared her to be highly successful at the Division I level. We're excited tohave Hanna join the Cowgirl program."

Zavecz is the fifth student-athlete to sign a letter of intent by the Cowgirls season as they signed three duringthe early signing period and one in the spring. The other signees include Amy Bolerjack (5-10, Guard, Columbia,Mo.), Jodi Bolerjack (5-9, Guard, Columbia, Mo.), Erin Hicks (5-10, Guard, Mountain Home, Idaho) and DominiqueSisk (5-10, Forward, Colorado Springs, Colo.).