Volleyball To Play Top Ranked Rams At Home

Nov. 3, 2004


In their final home match of the regular season, the Wyoming volleyball team will welcome the ninth ranked Colorado State Rams, on Friday night, in Laramie beginning at 7:00 p.m. It will also be the final home match for seniors Amy Doman, Vanessa Latimer, Sara Maytorena and Jill Roslund.

With a 1-1 record over the weekend, the Cowgirls come into this match with a 13-10 overall mark and a 6-5 record in the conference. Freshman Rachel Smith has been one of the top players for the Cowgirls averaging 3.32 kills and 2.22 digs per game. As a team, they are averaging 15.60 kills and 13.25 digs per game, while out hitting their opponents .267 to .233.

The Rams enter the week with a record of 19-2 overall, a 10-1 mark in the MWC, and are ranked ninth in the AVCA Top 25 Coaches Poll. CSU is currently hitting .299 (1236-426-2705) per match and averaging 3.07 blocks per game. They are led by senior Katie Shirley-Cahoon, who is averaging 3.16 kills, 1.94 digs and 1.26 blocks per game.

This will be the 58th meeting between the two schools as the Rams lead the series 38-18. The last time the two teams met was Oct. 8, 2004 in Ft. Collins when CSU defeated the Cowgirls, 3-0.

Ticket prices for single matches are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children or students without a Student ID. All Wyoming students will be allowed free admission with their UW Student ID.