Nov. 23, 1999
Coors Classic, Boulder, Colo.
(Host: University of Colorado)
Friday, November 26
WSU vs. Western Michigan, 5:30 p.m. MST
Saturdy, November 27
WSU vs. Colorado/Wright State, 5:30/7:30 p.m. MST
Saturday, December 4
WSU vs Eastern Washington, 3 p.m. PST, Friel Court
WSU OVERALL: 0-1 WSU IN PAC-10: 0-0 WSU AT HOME: 0-0 WSU ON THE ROAD: 0-1 WSU STREAK: -1
HOMECOMING: This weekend the Cougars will take part in the Coors Classic in Boulder, Colo. The tournament will serve as a homecoming for WSU head coach Jenny Przekwas as well as first-year assistant Shelley Sheetz. Przekwas is a Litteton, Colo. native while Sheetz was a standout for Colorado where she earned Big 8 Player of the Year in 1995.
COACH: Jenny Przekwas is currently in her first year at WSU and her ninth overall. Her record in Pullman is 0-1 and her career mark is 133-100.
FRIDAY: The Cougars will battle Western Michigan in the inaugural meeting between the schools in the first round of the Coors Classic. Both teams enter the tournament 0-1 after WSU dropped its season opener at Utah, 65-49 last Saturday and Western Michigan was defeated by Illinois, 112-73, November 15 in the women's preseason NIT. Kristin Koetsier poured in 29 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Broncos in the loss.
UTAH RECAP: The Cougars were held to their lowest point total in a season opener since a 62-49 loss to Wisconsin-Green Bay at the outset of the 1988-89 campaign in the 65-49 loss at Utah. Junior Yvonne Volkman (Richland, Wash.) led WSU with 14 points and sophomore Romie De Anda (El Paso, Tex.) recorded career highs in minutes (36), points (11) and rebounds (six). Junior Victoria Harrod (Nepean, Ontario) tallied four points, four rebounds, two steals and a career-high five assists before leaving the game with an injury late in the first half.
WRIGHT STATE/COLORADO: Wright State lost its season opener last Saturday, 69-46 at Dayton despite 20 points from Reggan Stewart. The Raiders host Xavier (Nov. 23). Colorado enters its tournament 0-2 after losses at Denver, 71-67 last Friday and at home to Michigan, 77-63, last Sunday. Britt Hartshorn is averaging a double-double for the Buffaloes with 12 points and 10 rebounds.