Women's Basketball

2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release And Game Notes




Nov. 27, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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

Guard    Carly Stucky, So., 5-10, Pretty Prairie, Kan.
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 be at home this week as they host two non-conference match-ups. They will see Oakland (Mich.) on Monday night at 5:15 p.m., and then Colorado on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.

About Oakland: The Cowgirls defeated the Oakland University Grizzlies on Monday night, 82-73. They are now 2-2 on the season. Forward Sarah Judd led way for the Grizzlies with 17 points and seven rebounds. Oakland was 19-10 overall and 13-3 in the Mid-Continent Conference last season. They return five letterwinners and four starters to this year's squad. This was the first meeting between the two schools. The Grizzlies are coached by Beckie Francis, who is in her fourth season.

About Colorado: In their second game of the week, the Cowgirls will face another Big 12 opponent in the Colorado Buffaloes. They are currently 3-0 heading into this week. Mandy Nightingale leads the way with 15 points and eight rebounds per contest. The Buffaloes were 10-19 overall and 4-12 in the conference last season. They return nine letterwinners and all five starters. This is the 37th meeting between the two schools, Colorado leads 28-8. The Buffaloes are coached by Ceal Berry, who is in her 18th season at Colorado.

             2000-01 Record A Year Ago
Wyoming      3-1 (0-0)      10-18   (4-10)
Oakland      2-2 (0-0)      19-10   (13-3)
Colorado     3-0 (0-0)      10-19   (4-12)

Oakland, Mon., Nov. 27, Laramie, Wyo., 5:15 p.m. Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming leads 1-0 2000-01 Overall Record 2-2 2000-01 Conference Record 0-0 1999-2000 Overall Record 19-10 1999-2000 Conference Record 13-3 (1st) Nickname Grizzlies Location Rochester, Mich. Conference Mid-Continent Head Coach Beckie Francis Record at School (Years) 53-30 (Three) Career Record (Years) 83-78 (Six) Letterwinners Returning/Lost 5/7 Starters Returning/Lost 4/1 Sports Information Contact Scott MacDonald Sports Information Office Phone (248) 370-3123

Colorado, Wed., Nov. 29, Laramie, Wyo., 7:00 p.m. Wyoming Series Record vs. Colorado leads 28-8 2000-01 Overall Record 3-0 2000-01 Conference Record 0-0 1999-2000 Overall Record 10-19 1999-2000 Conference Record 4-12 (10th) Nickname Buffaloes Location Boulder, Colo. Conference Big 12 Head Coach Ceal Berry Record at School (Years) 326-188 (17) Career Record (Years) 409-230 (21) Letterwinners Returning/Lost 9/1 Starters Returning/Lost 5/0 Sports Information Contact Lindsay Anhold Sports Information Office Phone (303) 492-5626

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