Nov. 25, 2002
Laramie, Wyo. -- University of WyomingCowgirl head basketball coach Cindy Fisher today announcedthe signing of seven student-athletes to national letters ofintent to attend the University of Wyoming beginning in thefall of 2003.
"We are extremely fortunate to be signing such a talentedgroup of individuals during the early signing period,"said head coach Cindy Fisher. "We went after eachindividual with a lot of effort and are extremely excited toget each one. At this point, the individuals that we havesigned are going to be able to step in and give us goodminutes as freshmen. They are very developed, play at a highlevel and I look for all of them to have productive senioryears."
Here are the signees:
Ali Camp, 6-2, Forward/Center, Cheney, Wash.: A four-yearletterwinner in basketball at Cheney High School in Cheney,Wash. She was a Second Team All-League selection and helpedher team to a District Championship as a junior. Camp wasalso named Newcomer of the Year during high school. She iscoached by Marty Jessett. Also lettered in volleyball andswimming during high school. An excellent student, she is amember of the National Honor Society. Ali is the daughter ofLes and Debbie Camp. She was recruited by EasternWashington, Weber Sate, Nevada among others.
"Ali is a player that we look for to be extremelyversitile, like a Darci Arsene. She is a great athlete, hasa nice outside shot, but can also be a force in the paintand a good rebounder."
Annie Gorenstein, 6-2, Forward/Center, Longmont, Colo.:An All-Area and All-County selection as a junior atLongmont High School. In that same year, she also earnedHonorable Mention All-Conference. During her sophomoreseason, she was an Honorable Mention All-Area andAll-County selection. Coached in high school by DarleneDioro. Also earned letters in track and field andvolleyball, and is a two time All-Conference selection intrack and field. An excellent student, she is a member ofthe National Honor Society and has been on the honor rollthe past three years. Annie is the daughter of Steve and LouAnn Gorenstein. She selected Wyoming over several schools.
"Annie is an individual that we've wanted a part ofprogram for a long time. A definite presence in the post,she really gets in on the boards, finishes very well andwill make a definite impact for us."
Angiah Harris, 5-11, Guard, Colorado Springs, Colo.: AFirst Team All-Area selection as a junior at Harrison HighSchool in Colorado Springs, Colo. She has been a member ofthe Southern Colorado All-Stars and the Top Defensive Playeron her team during her career. As a sophomore, she rankedfifth in scoring among Rocky Mountain Preps and secondduring her junior year. Harris has lettered in basketballsince her freshman year. An excellent student, she has beenon the honor roll for the past three years. She is currentlycoached by Tammy Blackford. Angiah is the daughter of LarryWells and Vicki Rogers. She selected Wyoming over severalschools, which include Air Force, Denver.
"Angiah is a fantastic athlete, who can not only shootthe three-point shot as well anyone, but can create off thedribble. She is a great basketball player, and we'reextremely fortunate to have such an athlete come to Wyomingand play for us."
AJ Iverson, 5-10, Guard, Sioux Falls, S.D.: AnAll-Conference and All-City selection as a junior atRoosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, S.D. Her team has wonthe South Dakota AA State Championships the past three yearsin a row, and they currently have a 109 game winning streak.She is coached by Fred Tibbetts. An excellent student, shehas been a member of the honor roll and National HonorSociety. AJ is the daughter of Randall and Veda Iverson.
"AJ is a phenomenal shooter and is a player that will beable to contribute to this team from beyond the arc. She hasa very quick shot, a great shooter and basketball player.She comes from a good high school program and has a anexcellent career. We're excited about the mentality thatshe will bring to this program and her excitement aboutwanting to be a Cowgirl."
Laura Keating, 6-0, Guard/Forward, Colorado Springs, Colo.:A Second Team All-Metro League selection as a junior atPalmer High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. She averaged13 points, seven rebounds and four assists, while earningAll-City honors as both a sophomore and a junior. Athree-year letterwinner in basketball, Keating has beenselected a team captain this season. An excellent student,she has been on the honor roll and is a member of theNational Honor Society. She is currently coached by DaveShackelford. Laura is the daughter of James and MicheleKeating. Keating chose Wyoming over several schools.
"Laura is a great athlete that we should be able todevelop into a nice power forward. She should have theability to step in and develop into a similar player asCarrie Bacon. She is a great rebounder and has a niceoutside shot."
Tarah Lapar, 5-8, Guard, Brighton, Colo.: A two-time FirstTeam All-Conference selection at Horizon High School inBrighton, Colo. She was also an Honorable Mention All-Stateselection as a sophomore and junior. As a sophomore, herteam made it the semi-finals of the state tournament. She isa three-year letterwinner in basketball and is currentlycoached by Greg Hahn. An excellent student, she is a memberof the National Honor Society and on the honor roll. Tarahis the daughter of Shane and Karen Kingsley. She wasrecruited by several schools including Sacramento State, CalBerkley,
"Tarah is great shooter and can hit a lot of shots frombeyond the arc. She has really developed in certain areas ofher game, as she can create a lot of her own shots andoffense. I'm really excited about her, because herenthusiasm about being a Cowgirl and wanting to be a bigpart of this program. She will add a lot of enthusiasm andexcitement to this group, as she comes from a good highschool program and Colorado Club program."
Michelle Lieber, 6-0, Forward, Gillette, Wyo.: AnAll-Conference and All-State selection as a junior atCampbell County High School in Gillette, Wyo. She alsohelped her team to a Wyoming High School State 5AChampionship in the same year. Lieber has been a three-timeMost Valuable and All-Tournament Team selection during hercareer. She is currently coached in high school by MitchHolst. An excellent student, she has been a member of thehonor roll and a member of the National Honor Society.Michelle is the daughter of Mel and Maxine Lieber. Sheselected Wyoming over several schools including Air Force,Portland State, Santa Clara and Texas.
"Michelle, a local kid from Gillette, will bring animmediate presence in the post. She is a very strong,talented, tough to guard and I'm excited about what shecan bring to the program."