Women's Basketball

2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes




Jan. 29, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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

Wyoming
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.

San Diego State Guard Jamey Cox, So., 5-7, Waterloo, Iowa Guard Claire Swinback, Jr., 5-8, Georgetown, Texas Forward Tanisha Knight, Jr., 6-0, Long Beach, Calif. Forward Anita Bundage, Sr., 5-11, Conroe, Texas Center Atim Otii, Jr., 6-0, Denver, Colo.

UNLV Guard Kinesha Davis, Jr, 5-7, Brooklyn Center, Minn. Guard Dayna Gambill, Sr, 5-6, Kamuela, Hawai'i Forward Brooke Ingalls, Sr., 6-1, Redmond, Wash. Forward Linda Frohlich, Jr., 6-2, Oldendorf, Germany Center Petra Glaser, Fr., 6-6, Amtsberg, Germany

This Week: The Cowgirls will be on the road against San Diego State on Thursday night at 8:00 p.m., and then UNLV on Saturday night at 8:35 p.m.

About San Diego State: The Cowgirls will face the San Diego State Aztecs on Thursday night in California. The Aztecs are currently 10-8 overall and 2-3 in conference play. They are led by junior forward Tanisha Knight, who is averaging 10.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per contest. This is the 18th meeting between the two schools, San Diego State leads the series 12-5. The last time these two teams met was March 2, 2000 in Laramie, with the Cowgirls coming out on top, 63-55. The Aztecs are coached by Barb Smith, who is in her third season.

About UNLV: In the second game of the weekend, the Cowgirls will face the UNLV Rebels. The Rebels currently have an 13-4 overall record and a 3-2 conference mark. They are led by junior Linda Frohlich, who is averaging 18.3 points and 7.9 rebounds per contest. This is the 11th meeting between the two schools, UNLV leads the series 6-4. The last time these two teams met was March 4, 2000 in Laramie, with the Rebels coming out on top, 96-81. The Rebels are coached by Regina Miller, who is in her third season at UNLV.

                   2000-01 Record A Year Ago
Wyoming            9-9 (1-4)      10-18 (4-10)
San Diego State    10-8 (2-3)     9-19 (4-10)
UNLV               13-4 (3-1)     17-12 (8-6)

San Diego State, Thurs. Feb. 1, San Diego, Calif., 8:00 p.m., MST Wyoming Series Record vs. San Diego State leads 12-5 Last Meeting March 2, 2000, Wyo. 63-55 2000-01 Overall Record 10-8 2000-01 Conference Record 2-3 1999-2000 Overall Record 9-19 1999-2000 Conference Record 4-10 (T-6th) Nickname Aztecs Location San Diego, Calif. Conference Mountain West Head Coach Barb Smith Record at School (Years) 26-53 (Two) Career Record (Years) Same Letterwinners Returning/Lost 7/3 Starters Returning/Lost 4/1 Sports Information Contact Garry Bowman Sports Information Office Phone (619) 594-2576

UNLV, Sat. Feb. 3, Las Vegas, Nev., 8:35 p.m., MST Wyoming Series Record vs. UNLV leads 6-4 Last Meeting March 4, 2000, UNLV 96-81 2000-01 Overall Record 13-4 2000-01 Conference Record 3-2 1999-2000 Overall Record 17-12 1999-2000 Conference Record 8-6 (5th) Nickname Rebels Location Las Vegas, Nev. Conference Mountain West Head Coach Regina Miller Record at School (Years) 34-23 (Two) Career Record (Years) 94-123 (Eight) Letterwinners Returning/Lost 11/2 Starters Returning/Lost 4/1 Sports Information Contact Kevin Force Sports Information Office Phone (702) 895-3134

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             Shelby Hoffman (211 - 11.7 ppg)
  Rebounds           Jessica Gibbs  (133 -7.4 rpg)
  Assists            Brenda Pickup  (63 - 3.5 apg)
  Minutes            Christy Bacon (572 - 31.8 mpg)
  Blocks             Jessica Gibbs (6 - 0.3 bpg)
  Steals             Jessica Gibbs (46 - 2.6 spg)
  Field Goals        Jessica Gibbs  (81 - 4.5 pg)
  Three-Point FG's   Shelby Hoffman (42 - 2.3 )
  Free-Throws        Ann McColl  (55 - 3.1 ftm)

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