Updates on University of Wyoming Athletics.
Former Cowboy thrower Mason Finley put on the performance of a lifetime in the discus to win the bronze medal in the event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships on Saturday, recording a personal best mark of 68.03 meters (223 feet, 2.25 inches) on his second attempt of the day. ... Continue Reading
Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Media Relations for Hits 106. Former Cowgirl volleyball standout Laura Beach was named the one of the Mountain West’s nominees for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award, announced on Tuesday afternoon. Beach is joined by Annemarie Schwanz, a member of the Fresno State cross country and track field team as the Mountain West nominees.... Continue Reading
Led by Amelia Anderson and Kailee Webb, the University of Wyoming women’s team came through in the final round to boost the Cowgirls to the runner-up position at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) Saturday night in Casper. It was the team’s best performance since winning the program’s fourth national title in 2009.... Continue Reading
As of now, Kailee Webb can call herself the best barrel racer in the nation. But, by Saturday night, she will learn if that title will be a reality. The University of Wyoming Cowgirl completed her third round of competition Tuesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) with her best time of the week in 14.38 seconds to place second, for now, in the third round, which will be completed Friday night.... Continue Reading
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — It cost the Wyoming men’s basketball program nearly $75,000 to win the College Basketball Invitational tournament. Bill Sparks, senior associate athletic director of business operations, tells the Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2sk1YBf ) that the school lost nearly $41,000 hosting its first two games and paid over $33,000 of the $64,000 cost of traveling to the first game in the best-of-three championship series against Coastal Carolina.... Continue Reading
Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Media Relations. Wyoming volleyball head coach Chad Callihan announced the hiring of Reese Plante as Director of Operations for the Cowgirls, with the former letter winner beginning her duties Monday morning. “The support for this University is unmatched, and I’m thrilled to be a part of such an incredible program and athletic department,” Plante said. ... Continue Reading
The last time Kailee Webb competed at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, the University of Wyoming cowgirl severely damaged a knee, banging her leg against the first barrel, hurting her chances in the championship round. Fast forward to Monday morning, when the Isabel, S.D., junior was the third competitor out of the gate shortly after 7 a.m.... Continue Reading