Women's Basketball

Exhibition Game On Tap For Cowgirl Basketball


Nov. 2, 2005


Third year head coach Joe Legerski and Wyoming basketball team will open up the 2005-06 season this week with the first of two exhibition games. They will host the Adams State Grizzlies, on Thursday night, Nov. 3, with the game set to begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Arena Auditorium.

The Cowgirls return three starters and nine letterwinners to a team that finished 16-12 overall, along with a 7-7 record and a fourth place finish in the MWC a year ago. It was the best finish for a Cowgirl team since the 2002-03 season and the highest they'd finished in conference play since 1996-97. Wyoming also returns two All-Conference selections from a year ago in Erin Hicks and Hanna Zavecz. During her junior year, Hicks averaged 10.6 points and a team leading 7.5 rebounds, which helped her earn Honorable Mention All-MWC honors. Zavecz contributed 14.3 points and 6.4 rebounds in her first year with the Cowgirl team as she was a Second Team All-Conference selection in 2004-05.

Adams State enters the season by welcoming back three starters and five letterwinners to a team that went 10-17 overall and 8-11 in the RMAC a year ago. The Cowgirls and the Grizzlies have met eight previous times during the regular season. Wyoming holds the series record 8-0. The last time the two teams met was Dec. 18, 1994 when the Cowgirls defeated Adams State 88-47 in Laramie. They are coached by Jeff Storm who is in his sixth year with the program.

Wyoming opens up the regular season on Saturday, Nov. 19 against Sacramento State in Laramie.



Shop Now!