Cowgirl Volleyball Set to Face Rams

Oct. 28, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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    The Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team will be back on the road for one match this week as they take on the Colorado State Rams, on Friday, Oct. 30. The match is set to begin at 7 p.m. in Ft. Collins.

    Wyoming enters the week with a 10-14 record overall and 1-9 in the Mountain West Conference. The Cowgirls are currently led by freshman outside hitter Jodi Purdy who is averaging 3.45 kills and 2.53 digs per set. She is followed by Lauren Whitney and Dani Bedore. Whitney is averaging 2.48 kills, while Bedore is adding 2.10 kills and 2.00 digs per set. As a team, the Cowgirls are averaging 12.08 kills and 13.31 digs per set.

    The Rams are currently 17-4 overall and 9-1 in the MWC. They are led by Danielle Minch who is averaging 3.64 kills and almost one dig per set. Colorado State returns three starters and eight letterwinners to a team that went 23-7 overall and 12-4 in the MWC a year ago. This is 67th meeting between the two teams. CSU leads the series 48-18. The last time the two teams met was Oct. 2, 2009 as Colorado State defeated the Cowgirls 3-0 in Laramie. The Rams are coached by Tom Hilbert who is in his 13th season with the program.