Women's Basketball

Cowgirls to Face Falcons on the Road Wednesday

Junior Elisabeth Dissen gave the Cowgirls some key minutes off of the bench in their recent win over TCU.<br>

Junior Elisabeth Dissen gave the Cowgirls some key minutes off of the bench in their recent win over TCU.

Jan. 15, 2008

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball team will head out on the road in conference play when they take on the Air Force Academy Falcons on Wednesday, January 16. The game is set to tip-off at 7:00 p.m. in Colorado Springs.

Fans can follow the game with live audio (subscription) and live stats (free) via Wyoming All-Access on this site.

Wyoming is currently 14-1 overall and 2-0 in Mountain West Conference play after a thrilling 58-52 victory over the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday night and a 62-45 win against TCU on Saturday. They are also currently ranked 20th in the Associated Press Poll and 22nd in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll. Senior Hanna Zavecz has led the way for UW with 14.3 points and 4.1 assists. She is followed by fellow senior Justyna Podziemska who is adding 12.8 points and 5.3 rebounds, while Aubrey Vandiver is chipping in 11.3 points and a team leading 6.8 rebounds per game. The Cowgirls are shooting .410 (324-791) from the field and .701 (202-288) from the free throw line.

Air Force is currently 6-8 overall and 0-2 in the MWC. They are led by Alecia Steele who is averaging 14.4 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. She is followed by Pamela Findlay who is adding 13.6 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. They return two starters and 11 letterwinners to a team that went 6-23 overall and 1-15 in the MWC a year ago. This is the 32nd meeting between the two schools. Wyoming leads the series 29-2. The last time the two teams met was February 28, 2007 as the Cowgirls defeated the Falcons, 64-35, in Colorado Springs. Air Force is coached by Ardie McInelly who is in her seventh season with the program.

 

 

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