2000-2001 Cowgirl Tennis Informational Press Release

Sept. 12, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

This Week: The University of Wyoming women's tennis team will kickoffits 2000-2001 season this weekend as the Cowgirls dual with theUniversity of Northern Colorado Bears. The match begins at 12:00 p.m.at the UW Tennis Courts.

Cowgirls Look for Repeat Performance: Wyoming defeated NorthernColorado 6-3 in last year's season opener. The Cowgirls dominated thematch and were led by Sarah Kay, Sofi Espinosa and Shirley Mendoza. Allthree players won both their individual and doubles matches. CurrentCowgirls Angela Dossetor and Paulina del Monte also played in thevictory.

Tennis Team to Host Mixer: The Wyoming tennis team will host a mixer onWednesday at the UW Tennis Courts. The event is scheduled to begin at5:00 p.m. The mixer will offer area tennis fans the opportunity to meetand play points with the Cowgirls, assistant coach Melanie Roberts andhead coach Pam Davis. Fans can mingle with and get tennis tips from theCowgirls. There are opportunities to win t-shirts and other prizes andto enjoy snacks from Home Bakery. Fans are encouraged to bring theirracquets and come join in on the fun.

Davis Enters Second Season: Wyoming head coach Pam Davis is in hersecond year at UW. Wyoming had an overall record of 8-14 during the1999-2000 season, including 1-7 in the Mountain West Conference. Daviscame to Wyoming from East Tennessee State, where she had a record of41-34 in four years.

Cowgirls to Feature Five Newcomers: Wyoming will be counting on fivenewcomers in the 2000-2001 season. All of the new players are freshman,and each of them brings talent and exciting ability to the Cowgirlsquad. The newcomers are Jennifer Bowman, Jennifer Hancock, StacyKneese, Ani Santi and Toni Terhaar. The returnees are senior AngelaDossetor, junior Sofia Espinosa and sophomore Paulina del Monte.Espinosa had 11 victories last year, while Dossetor had eight and delMonte had seven.