Cowgirls Sweep Through Weekend Tournament

April 8, 2002

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Teamfared extremely well over the weekend, as they hosted their springtournament in Laramie.

The Cowgirls went 3-0 against their competition, which included avictory over the Denver Pioneers. In a modified three game format, theydefeated Adams State (30-17, 28-30, 15-8), Western Wyoming (30-19,30-18) and Denver (30-28, 34-32).

"We are continuing to improve as a team," said head coach Jim Barnes."For the first time, they played with the intensity I feel we need toplay with to be successful. I was also pleased with the play of MicheleRauter and Amy Doman, who had very productive weekends."

The team will continue their spring practices over the next couple ofweeks with tournaments at the Air Force Academy, on April 20, and CU, onApril 27.