Cowgirl Volleyball Adds One More Student-Athlete For 2009-10

Dec. 1, 2008

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head volleyball coach Carrie Yerty announced one addition to this year's recruiting class with the signing of Barbara Lasic to attend the University of Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2009. Lasic, who is from Livno, Bosnia, is transferring in from the New Mexico Military Institute and will have two years of eligibility remaining.

"Barbara will be looked upon to transition immediately from a junior college level into a floor general for the Cowgirls. She has extensive international experience and excels under pressure."

Here is the signee:

Barbara Lasic, 5-9, Setter, Livno, Bosnia (Gymnasium of Livno/New Mexico Military Institute):

A two-time letterwinner at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, N.M. This past season, she led her team to a 33-11 record overall, a 4-4 mark in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, and a second place finish at the Region V Tournament. Lasic was also named All-Conference and All-Region, along with being named to several All-Tournament Teams. She led the conference in assists with 9.6 asps, along with 1.81 digs. During her freshman year, she averaged almost six assists per set, while the team went 31-12 overall and 5-3 in conference play. In 2007, she earned Second Team All-Conference honors. Lasic was coached by Shelby Forchtner. She is the daughter of Zeljko and Vesna Lasic, and has one sibling, Robert.