Wyoming Cowgirl Soccer Opens Up Pre-Fall Practices

Aug. 12, 2003

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team will open up with their first practice of the 2003 pre-season on Wednesday, August 13 at 3:00 p.m., at the UW Soccer Stadium. Fifth year head coach Anne Moore welcomes back nine starters and 15 letterwinners from last year's squad.

"Pre-season practice is always an exciting time of the year and we can't wait to get started," said head coach Anne Moore. "We have been waiting and planning for this since we finished the conference tournament last year.

"We have several returning starters to this year's squad and with the addition of the 2003 class we are anxious to get things going."

The Cowgirls' first practice will open up on Wednesday from 3:00-5:30 p.m. They will run two-a-day practices (10:15-noon and 3:00-5:30) for the remainder of the pre-season. All practices are open. For regular practice times during the season, please contact John Paradis or the Sports Information Office.

The Cowgirls' will open up the 2003 soccer season by hosting an exhibition game at the UW Soccer Stadium, on Saturday August 21 at 4:00 p.m., against Regis University in Laramie. They will open the regular season at home with a game on Friday August 29 against the University of Georgia Bulldogs. In all the Cowgirls will host nine regular season contests.

In another note, any kids who are interested in being ball shaggers for the Cowgirl soccer games during the season should contact Misty Long in the Cowgirl soccer office at 766-4035 or mlong@uwyo.edu.