Wyoming Volleyball Set To Host Spring Tournament

March 22, 2012


The Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team will host and play in their first spring tournament on Saturday, March 24. The matches are scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Besides the Cowgirls, Casper College, Colorado Mesa, LCCC, Northwest College, Regis and Western Wyoming will also participate.

In the eight team format, which includes a split UW squad, each team will play two sets with scoring to 25 points or a 60 minute time limit. The Wyoming team is scheduled to play Regis at 9:00 a.m., Western Wyoming at 11:20 a.m. and Northwest College at 2:50 p.m. The Cowgirl team will be in action against LCCC at 9:00 a.m., Colorado Mesa at 11:20 a.m. and Casper College to close things out at 2:50 p.m. A playoff schedule determined by seeding will begin at 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Wyoming is coming off a 21-11 overall campaign and 9-5 Mountain West Conference mark in 2011, while finishing tied for third in league play. Fifth year head coach Carrie Yerty will welcome back six starters, including All-MWC selection Jodi Purdy, ten total letterwinners, two redshirts and three newcomers.