Women's Basketball

2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes

Jan. 3, 2001


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Probable Starters: Here are the probable starters for this week's games:

Guard        Brenda Pickup, Fr., 5-7, Brush Prairie, Wash.
Guard        Shelby Hoffman, Sr., 5-9, Gillette, Wyo.
Forward      Christy Bacon, Jr., 6-0, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Forward      Jessica Gibbs, Sr., 6-1, Wells, Nev.
Center       Ann McColl, So., 6-2, Everett, Wash.

This Week: The Cowgirls will close out their non-conference season on the road this week. They will travel to Texas to face Texas Pan-AM on Friday night at 6:00 p.m., MST.

About Texas Pan AM: The Cowgirls will go on the road to face Texas Pan AM. The Broncs currently have a 5-8 overall record. They are led by Cheveron Terry, who is averaging 13.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. Texas Pan AM was 6-21 overall last season. They return ten letterwinners and all five starters to this year's squad. This is the second meeting between the two schools, Wyoming leads 1-0. The Broncs are coached by Karin Nicholls, who is in her first season.

               2000-01 Record A Year Ago
Wyoming        8-4 (0-0)      10-18   (4-10)
Texas Pan AM   5-8 (0-0)      6-21

Texas Pan AM, Fri., Jan. 5, Edinburg, Texas, 6:00 p.m. Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming leads 1-0 2000-01 Overall Record 5-8 2000-01 Conference Record 0-0 1999-2000 Overall Record 6-21 1999-2000 Conference Record N/A Nickname Broncs Location Edinburg, Texas Conference Independent Head Coach Karin Nicholls Record at School (Years) First Year Career Record (Years) 71-64 (Five) Letterwinners Returning/Lost 10/1 Starters Returning/Lost 5/0 Sports Information Contact Bernie Saenz Sports Information Office Phone (956) 381-2240

Leading Weapons in the Cowgirl Attack: The following is a listing of the Cowgirls who lead in each statistical category for the 2000-01 season.

  Points            Ann McColl (158 - 13.2 ppg)
  Rebounds          Jessica Gibbs  (96 - 8.0 rpg)
  Assists           Christy Bacon  (45 - 3.8 apg)
  Minutes           Shelby Hoffman (394 - 32.8 mpg)
  Blocks            Jessica Gibbs (5 - 0.4 bpg)
  Steals            Jessica Gibbs (34 - 2.8 spg)
  Field Goals       Jessica Gibbs  (62 - 5.2 pg)
  Three-Point FG's  Shelby Hoffman (30 - 2.5 )
  Free-Throws       Ann McColl  (38 - 3.2 ftm)

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