Women's Basketball

2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes




Dec. 4, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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Probable Starters: Here are the probable 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 and on the road this week. They will host Weber State on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m., and then travel to Flagstaff, Ariz. to face Northern Arizona on Saturday night at 8:05 p.m., MST.

About Weber State: The Cowgirls will host the Weber State Wildcats on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. They are currently 1-4 overall on the season after falling to Boise State and San Jose State over the weekend. Guard Crystal Howe leads the way for the Wildcats averaging 15.8 points and 11.2 rebounds per contest. Weber State was 14-15 overall and 10-6 in the Big Sky Conference last season. They return six letterwinners and four starters to this year's squad. This is the 22nd meeting between the two schools, Weber State leads 11-10. The Wildcats are coached by Carla Taylor, who is in her 13th season.

About Northern Arizona: In their second game of the week, the Cowgirls will face Northern Arizona in Flagstaff on Saturday night. They are currently 2-5 heading into this week. They will face Arizona State on Wednesday night before playing the Cowgirls. Junior Kara Kleinhenz is leading the Lumberjacks with 12.1 points and three rebounds per contest. They were 11-18 overall and 7-9 in the Big Sky Conference last season. They return seven letterwinners and all five starters. This is the fifth meeting between the two schools, Wyoming leads 4-0. The Lumberjacks are coached by Meg Sanders, who is in her fifth season at Northern Arizona.

                   2000-01 Record A Year Ago
Wyoming            3-2 (0-0)      10-18   (4-10)
Weber St.          1-4 (0-0)      14-15   (10-6)
Northern Arizona   2-5 (0-0)      11-18   (7-9)

Weber State, Wed., Dec. 6, Laramie, Wyo., 7:00 p.m. Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming trails 10-11 2000-01 Overall Record 1-4 2000-01 Conference Record 0-0 1999-2000 Overall Record 14-15 1999-2000 Conference Record 10-6 (4th) Nickname Wildcats Location Ogden, Utah Conference Big Sky Head Coach Carla Taylor Record at School (Years) 143-184 (12) Career Record (Years) Same Letterwinners Returning/Lost 6/4 Starters Returning/Lost 4/1 Sports Information Contact Nan Holyoak Sports Information Office Phone (801) 626-6012

No. Arizona, Sat., Dec. 9, Flagstaff, Ariz., 8:05 p.m. MST Wyoming Series Record vs. Wyoming leads 4-0 2000-01 Overall Record 2-5 2000-01 Conference Record 0-0 1999-2000 Overall Record 11-18 1999-2000 Conference Record 7-9 (T-5th) Nickname Lumberjacks Location Flagstaff, Ariz. Conference Big Sky Head Coach Meg Sanders Record at School (Years) 64-49 (Four) Career Record (Years) Same Letterwinners Returning/Lost 7/5 Starters Returning/Lost 5/0 Sports Information Contact David Woodburn Sports Information Office Phone (520) 523-6330

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 (67 - 13.4 ppg) Rebounds Jessica Gibbs (43 - 8.6 rpg) Assists Carly Stucky (30 - 6.0 apg) Minutes Shelby Hoffman (168 - 33.6 mpg) Blocks Jessica Gibbs (3 - 0.6 bpg) Steals Carly Stucky (15 - 3.0 spg) Field Goals Jessica Gibbs (26 - 5.2 pg) Three-Point FG's Shelby Hoffman (16 - 3.2 ) Free-Throws Carly Stucky (20 - 4.0 ftm

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