Cowgirl Soccer Rolls in Spring Tournament

April 17, 2004

Laramie, Wyo. -- The University of Wyoming Cowgirlsoccer team picked up a pair of wins, beating Northern Colorado 6-0and Metro State 1-0, Saturday afternoon at the UW Soccer Stadium.With the wins, the Cowgirls close out the competitive portion of their spring with a 7-2-1 record.

The Cowgirls started the day off with abang, beating Northern Colorado 6-0. Senior Darci Ferrell led the Cowgirls with three goals.

The first Cowgirl goal came when senior Lindsey Vossbrink scored onthe rebound of a shot by senior Melissa Bowman. Vossbrink then foundfellow senior Mari Gomes on a great play for the second Cowgirl goal.Gomes scored her second goal of the game on a rebound off of a hardshot by sophomore Christine Nagel to put the Cowgirls up 3-0.

Ferrell then took over the offensive end scoring three consecutivegoals. Her first came on an assist from Bowman, her second on anassist from junior Celia White and she completed her hat-trick on anassist from sophomore Natasha Swan.

In their second match, the Cowgirl defense needed just one goal tosecure a 1-0 win over Metro State. Gomes scored early in the secondhalf on an assist from Vossbrink to give the Cowgirls the win.

"In the first game our shooting was awesome," said UW head coachAnne Moore. "We moved the ball very well today and our back fourplayed extremely well.

"Overall, we played hard and worked very well as a unit. It was agreat way to finish up the spring."

The Cowgirls will play one final spring game, an Alumni game nextSaturday, April 24. The game is set to begin at 10 a.m. and will runin conjuncture with the spring football game which is set for 1 p.m.Both games will be held at the UW Soccer Stadium