2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release And Game Notes

Nov. 27, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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Probable Starters: Here are the probable UW starters for this week's games:

Guard    Carly Stucky, So., 5-10, Pretty Prairie, Kan.Guard    Shelby Hoffman, Sr., 5-9, Gillette, Wyo.Forward  Christy Bacon, Jr., 6-0, Colorado Springs, Colo.Forward  Jessica Gibbs, Sr., 6-1, Wells, Nev.Center   Ann McColl, So., 6-2, Everett, Wash.

This Week: The Cowgirls will be at home this week as they host twonon-conference match-ups. They will see Oakland (Mich.) on Monday nightat 5:15 p.m., and then Colorado on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.

About Oakland: The Cowgirls defeated the Oakland University Grizzlies onMonday night, 82-73. They are now 2-2 on the season. Forward Sarah Juddled way for the Grizzlies with 17 points and seven rebounds. Oaklandwas 19-10 overall and 13-3 in the Mid-Continent Conference last season.They return five letterwinners and four starters to this year's squad.This was the first meeting between the two schools. The Grizzlies arecoached by Beckie Francis, who is in her fourth season.

About Colorado: In their second game of the week, the Cowgirls will faceanother Big 12 opponent in the Colorado Buffaloes. They are currently3-0 heading into this week. Mandy Nightingale leads the way with 15points and eight rebounds per contest. The Buffaloes were 10-19 overalland 4-12 in the conference last season. They return nine letterwinnersand all five starters. This is the 37th meeting between the two schools,Colorado leads 28-8. The Buffaloes are coached by Ceal Berry, who is inher 18th season at Colorado.

             2000-01 Record A Year AgoWyoming      3-1 (0-0)      10-18   (4-10)Oakland      2-2 (0-0)      19-10   (13-3)Colorado     3-0 (0-0)      10-19   (4-12)

Oakland, Mon., Nov. 27, Laramie, Wyo., 5:15 p.m.Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming leads 1-02000-01 Overall Record 2-22000-01 Conference Record 0-01999-2000 Overall Record 19-101999-2000 Conference Record 13-3 (1st)Nickname GrizzliesLocation Rochester, Mich.Conference Mid-ContinentHead Coach Beckie FrancisRecord at School (Years) 53-30 (Three)Career Record (Years) 83-78 (Six)Letterwinners Returning/Lost 5/7Starters Returning/Lost 4/1Sports Information Contact Scott MacDonaldSports Information Office Phone (248) 370-3123

Colorado, Wed., Nov. 29, Laramie, Wyo., 7:00 p.m.Wyoming Series Record vs. Colorado leads 28-82000-01 Overall Record 3-02000-01 Conference Record 0-01999-2000 Overall Record 10-191999-2000 Conference Record 4-12 (10th)Nickname BuffaloesLocation Boulder, Colo.Conference Big 12Head Coach Ceal BerryRecord at School (Years) 326-188 (17)Career Record (Years) 409-230 (21)Letterwinners Returning/Lost 9/1Starters Returning/Lost 5/0Sports Information Contact Lindsay AnholdSports Information Office Phone (303) 492-5626

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