2015–16 Wyoming Cowgirls basketball team

The 2015–16 Wyoming Cowgirls basketball team represents the University of Wyoming in the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Cowgirls are led by thirteenth year head coach Joe Legerski. The Cowgirls played their home games at the Arena-Auditorium and were members of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 13–16, 6–12 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They lost in the first round of the Mountain West women's tournament to San Diego State.

2015–16 Wyoming Cowgirls basketball
Wyoming Athletics logo.svg
ConferenceMountain West Conference
Record13–16 (6–12 Mountain West)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaArena-Auditorium
Seasons
2015–16 Mountain West Conference women's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 22 Colorado State 18 0   1.000 31 2   .939
Fresno State 15 3   .833 22 12   .647
Boise State 12 6   .667 19 11   .633
San Jose State 11 7   .611 13 17   .433
UNLV 9 9   .500 18 14   .563
New Mexico 9 9   .500 17 15   .531
Utah State 8 10   .444 14 17   .452
Wyoming 6 12   .333 13 16   .448
San Diego State 6 12   .333 12 19   .387
Nevada 4 14   .222 5 25   .167
Air Force 1 17   .056 1 29   .033
2016 MWC tournament winner
Rankings from AP poll

RosterEdit

2015–16 Wyoming Cowgirls women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 3 Daley Handy 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Maize HS Wichita, Kansas
G 5 Riikka Kujala 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Fr Vimpelin Lukio High School Vimpeli, Finland
G 10 Marquelle Dent 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Regis Jesuit HS Denver, Colorado
F 12 Marta Gomez 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr INS Joaquim Blume High School Valles, Spain
G 13 Liv Roberts 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So Sentinel HS Missoula, Montana
F 14 Natalie Baker 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Chaparral HS Parker, Colorado
G 22 Jordan Kelly 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) RS Sr Washington State
Campbell County HS
Gillette, Wyoming
F 23 Bailee Cotton 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Denver School S&T Denver, Colorado
G 24 Skylar Snodgrass 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) So Andover Central HS Wichita, Kansas
F 32 Tijana Raca 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Aristoteleio College Pylea Thessaloniki, Greece
G 33 Hailey Ligocki 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Sheridan HS Sherdian, Wyoming
F 40 Coreen Labish 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Mead HS Cheney, Washington
F 42 Marleah Campbell 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Shawnee Mission West HS Lenexa, Kansas
F 44 Rachelle Tucker 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Pierce HS Pierce, Nebraska
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

StatisticsEdit

Source:[1]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Natalie Baker 29 20 25.0 .382 .304 .787 5.9 0.7 0.8 0.6 8.8
Marleah Campbell 29 1 11.2 .347 .326 .720 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.6 2.9
Bailee Cotton 8 8 23.9 .406 .600 5.1 0.4 1.3 0.1 5.9
Marquelle Dent 29 29 36.7 .367 .255 .677 3.2 5.6 2.0 0.3 15.5
Marta Gomez 29 29 32.7 .439 .402 .846 4.7 0.9 0.7 0.2 10.7
Jordan Kelley 11 11 36.1 .472 .125 .909 9.3 3.3 0.7 0.1 10.5
Riikka Kujala 23 1 7.2 .133 .333 .800 0.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.6
Coreen Labish 4 0 3.8 .000 .250 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Hailey Ligocki 27 17 21.1 .418 .278 .769 2.2 1.4 0.6 0.0 4.3
Tijana Raca 14 0 6.3 .273 .235 1.000 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 1.3
Liv Roberts 29 29 33.4 .449 .228 .781 5.8 1.2 0.9 0.2 10.1
Skyler Snodgrass 25 0 10.8 .293 .321 .429 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.0 3.0
Rachelle Tucker 22 0 6.5 .515 .688 1.7 0.0 0.1 0.1 2.5

ScheduleEdit

[2]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/05/2015*
7:00 pm
Adams State W 90–41 
Arena-Auditorium (2,238)
Laramie, Wyoming
Non-conference regular season
11/17/2015*
4:00 pm
Chadron State W 81–53  1–0
Arena-Auditorium (2,419)
Laramie, Wyoming
11/20/2015*
7:00 pm
Saint Mary's L 64–70  1–1
Arena-Auditorium (2,423)
Laramie, Wyoming
11/24/2015*
8:00 pm
at Cal State Fullerton W 61–56 OT 2–1
Titan Gym (136)
Fullerton, California
11/27/2015*
7:00 pm
UC Santa Barbara W 76–67  3–1
Arena-Auditorium (2,712)
Laramie, Wyoming
12/03/2015*
7:00 pm
at Gonzaga L 57–61 OT 3–2
McCarthey Athletic Center (5,212)
Spokane, Washington
12/05/2015*
3:00 pm
at Idaho L 57–61  3–3
Cowan Spectrum (315)
Moscow, Idaho
12/09/2015*
12:00 pm, RTRM
at Denver W 75–64  4–3
Magness Arena (1,795)
Denver, Colorado
12/12/2015*
2:00 pm
Montana W 68–61  5–3
Arena-Auditorium (2,440)
Laramie, Wyoming
12/19/2015*
5:00 pm
Montana State W 75–69 OT 6–3
Arena-Auditorium (2,521)
Laramie, Wyoming
12/21/2015*
7:00 pm
Colorado W 77–68  7–3
Arena-Auditorium (2,539)
Laramie, Wyoming
Mountain West regular season
12/30/2015
7:00 pm
San Diego State L 77–84  7–4 (0–1)
Arena-Auditorium (2,312)
Laramie, Wyoming
01/02/2016
2:00 pm
Nevada W 68–53  8–4 (1–1)
Arena-Auditorium (2,989)
Laramie, Wyoming
01/06/2016
7:00 pm
at Air Force W 67–45  9–4 (2–1)
Clune Arena (201)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
01/09/2016
8:00 pm
at UNLV L 37–66  9–5 (2–2)
Cox Pavilion (1,703)
Paradise, Nevada
01/13/2016
7:00 pm
San Jose State L 66–67  9–6 (2–3)
Arena-Auditorium (2,523)
Laramie, Wyoming
01/16/2016
2:00 pm
New Mexico W 66–48  10–6 (3–3)
Arena-Auditorium (2,509)
Laramie, Wyoming
01/20/2016
7:30 pm
at Nevada L 65–68  10–7 (3–4)
Lawlor Events Center (917)
Reno, Nevada
01/23/2016
2:00 pm
at Boise State L 49–58  10–8 (3–5)
Taco Bell Arena (823)
Boise, Idaho
01/27/2016
7:00 pm
Fresno State L 42–49  10–9 (3–6)
Arena-Auditorium (2,568)
Laramie, Wyoming
01/30/2016
2:00 pm
at Colorado State
Border War
L 42–63  10–10 (3–7)
Moby Arena (2,837)
Fort Collins, Colorado
02/03/2016
7:00 pm
Air Force W 84–56  11–10 (4–7)
Arena-Auditorium (2,412)
Laramie, Wyoming
02/06/2016
2:00 pm
at Utah State L 75–84  11–11 (4–8)
Smith Spectrum (696)
Logan, Utah
02/13/2016
2:00 pm
Boise State W 82–58  12–11 (5–8)
Arena-Auditorium (3,012)
Laramie, Wyoming
02/17/2016
8:00 pm
at Fresno State L 52–64  12–12 (5–9)
Save Mart Center (1,496)
Fresno, California
02/20/2016
2:00 pm
Colorado State
Border War
L 57–62  12–13 (5–10)
Arena-Auditorium (3,269)
Laramie, Wyoming
02/24/2016
7:30 pm
at San Diego State L 40–53  12–14 (5–11)
Viejas Arena (286)
San Diego, California
02/27/2016
2:00 pm
UNLV W 80–57  13–14 (6–11)
Arena-Auditorium (3,137)
Laramie, Wyoming
03/01/2016
8:00 pm
at San Jose State L 51–65  13–15 (6–12)
Event Center Arena (1,183)
San Jose, California
Mountain West Women's Tournament
03/07/2016
3:00 pm
(9) vs. (8) San Diego State
First Round
L 44–62  13–16
Thomas & Mack Center 
Paradise, Nevada
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time. All dates, times and TV are tentative and subject to change.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015–16 Statistics" (PDF). GoWyo.com. March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Wyoming Cowgirls 2015-16 schedule". Wyoming Athletics. Archived from the original on 7 May 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.