Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release
The Mountain West Network powered by Campus Insiders will feature nine games this week, wrapping up with Weber State at Colorado State on Sunday, Dec. 22.
Finals and holiday season is in full swing. All 11 Mountain West teams will be in action over the next two weeks before Conference play begins on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
Boise State features one of the youngest starting lineups in the country with three sophomores (Miquelle Askew, Lexie Der, Kieahnna Engel) and two freshmen (Yaiza Rodriguez, Brooke Pahukoa).
Boise State’s road game at Eastern Washington has been moved up a day. The Broncos were originally scheduled to face the Eagles on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. PT. Due to EWU’s advancement in the FCS football playoffs, the women’s basketball game will be on Friday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. PT.
Wyoming junior Kayla Woodward needs just 51 points to reach the 1,000-point career mark. She currently has 949 points as a Cowgirl.
New Mexico senior Sara Halasz has been named an official nominee for the Allstate Good Works Team ® by the Women’s Basketball Coaches of America (WBCA). Halasz is one of only 84 NCAA Division I women’s basketball athletes to be named a candidate for the award. The Good Works Team ® honors college basketball players who represent good teamwork, community service and leadership.
Colorado State senior Sam Martin. played her 100th game in a Ram uniform on Dec. 14, a 67-47 win over South Dakota Mines. It was her 98th start, which ties her for 30th in the Mountain West among the all-time starters. Nevada senior Arielle Wideman also played in her 100th game last week on Dec. 10 against Grand Canyon.
UNLV is one win away from reaching the 700-victories mark all-time as a program. In their 40th season, the Lady Rebels are 699-441 all-time, ranking 45th in the NCAA in total wins.