Cowgirls hit season high .425 for the match
Two Cowgirls finish the night in double-figures
Wyoming will face Indiana for the first time since 1988
Forty-seven UW students honored for hard work in classroom
Purdy Earns Third-Consecutive Honor, While Kirby Earns Second
Junior (2012): An All-Mountain West honoree for the first time in her career...played in all 32 matches and 117 sets during the season...led the team and the Mountain West overall in digs averaging 4.62 per set...in league matches, she averaged 4.56 digs per set which was first on the team and second in the league...finished the season with 540 digs which set the Cowgirls single-season record passing the previous mark of 435...with 16 digs against UNLV (11/10/12), she reached 1,000 in her career and currently has 1,059 which is fifth all-time in UW history...tied a career high with one kill against Fresno State (10/13/12)...tied a season-high three assists against Wright State (9/14/12)...at the KU Jayhawk Classic recorded a career-high 33 digs against Arizona State (9/7/12)...followed that up with 31 digs against College of Charleston (9/7/12)...recorded a career-high four service aces against George Washington (8/31/12)...led the team in digs in all but three matches during the season...recorded double-figure digs in 28 of 32 matches on the year...named the UniWyo Wyoming Invite Most Valuable Player and to the KU Jayhawk Classic All-Tournament Team...selected Academic All-MW and Scholar-Athlete for the third time in her career.
Sophomore (2011): Saw action in 28 matches and 106 sets in 2011...averaged 3.89 digs, which was first on the team...ranked seventh in the Mountain West in that category...in league matches, she averaged 3.64 digs, which was seventh in the league as well...against New Mexico (11/10/11), she had a season high 26 digs...recorded 25 digs against San Diego State (10/29/11)...finished with 21 digs against College of Charleston (9/17/11)...recorded 25 digs against Idaho State (9/10/11)...finished with 15 digs against Milwaukee (9/2/11)...led the team 16 times in digs and recorded double-figures 21 times...her 412 for the year digs ranks fourth on the all-time single season list...earned Academic All-Mountain West and Scholar Athlete honors.
Freshman (2010): Played in 26 matches during her first season along with 65 sets...played in her first match of her career against Southern Utah (8/27/10)...recorded three digs in that match...averaged 1.65 digs per set overall and 2.02 in league matches...recorded her first double-figure match in digs with 14 digs against UNLV (11/6/10)...followed that up with 11 digs against TCU (11/11/10)...recorded her third straight double-figure match in digs with a season high 16 against New Mexico (11/13/10)...had nine digs and one service ace against Colorado Christian (10/19/10)...recorded four digs against New Mexico (10/14/10)...finished with seven digs and one assist against Bethune Cookman (9/3/10)...recorded double-figures five times in digs...garnered Academic All-MW honors in her first season.
High School: A two-time letterwinner in volleyball while attending Ponderosa High School...in 2009, her team entered the 5A State Championship as the fifth seed and went 5-2 during the tournament to earn the 5A Colorado State Championship over Highlands Ranch, 3-2...the team finished 27-4 overall and 10-1 in league play to earn the District 8 Championship...was named Second Team All-Continental League and Co-MVP by her team, while earning All-Tournament honors at the Cherry Creek Tournament...coached by Rob Graham...her club team won the Omaha President's Day Classic and the runner-up spot at the Northern Lights National Qualifier, while she won a Bronze Medal at the USA Volleyball Junior Olympics.
Personal: Full name is Rebecca Marie Stewart...born August 17, 1992 in Overland Park, Kansas...is the daughter of Jim and Kristen Stewart...has a brother, Connor...currently majoring in secondary education/math.