2000-2001 Cowgirl Tennis Informational Press Release

Feb. 19, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

This Week: The University of Wyoming women's tennis team will host itssecond dual of the spring season on Thursday when they face BowlingGreen University in Cheyenne. The match will begin at 6:00 p.m. andwill take place at the Frontier Tennis Club.

Cowgirls Go 0-2 in Virginia: Wyoming lost a pair of duals this weekendto Virginia Tech and Clemson. The Cowgirls fell to the Hokies 5-2 onFriday and 7-0 to Clemson on Saturday. Freshman Stacy Kneese andsophomore Paulina del Monte each won their individual matches against#67 Virginia Tech. Kneese defeated Michele Martaus 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 anddel Monte defeated Kim Karli 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. The match took place at theBurrows-Burleson Tennis Center on the Virginia Tech campus. On Saturdaythe Cowgirls were unable to win a match against the #27 Tigers.Freshman Jenny Bowman lost a tough match at No. 1 singles, losing toKristen Stubbs 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. With the two losses the Cowgirls have anoverall record of 2-5. UW will return to action on Thursday when theyhost Bowling Green in Cheyenne at the Frontier Tennis Club at 6:00 p.m.

Cowgirls Ranked #15 in Central Region: Wyoming begins the spring seasonranked #15 in the Central Region according to the latest ITA rankings.The Cowgirls are tied with Missouri and Colorado State at the #15 spot.There are a total of 32 teams in the Central Region.

Wildt's Word: The following are quotes from Wyoming head coach PamWildt after the Cowgirls' weekend road trip to Virginia: "We areplaying pretty good tennis right now. We just ran into a couple oftough teams and they were playing better than us. We are competing hardand keep improving each time out. It will be nice to have a couple ofhome matches now."

Wyoming to Host Two More Duals: The 2001 spring season will see theCowgirls host two more home duals. On Feb. 22 Wyoming will host BowlingGreen in Cheyenne at the Frontier Tennis Club before hosting their onlyspring dual in Laramie on March 4 against Montana State. The Cowgirlswon their only home match of the fall season when they beat NorthernColorado 9-0 in Laramie. Wyoming will also face all seven Mountain WestConference foes in the spring season. The Mountain West Championshipswill take place April 26-28 in Ft. Collins.