Kayla Woodward named to All-MWC 1st team

Two members of the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team, Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis, were recognized on Sunday as the Mountain West announced the 2014 All-Conference Team.

 

“I’m very pleased for Kayla and Fallon to be recognized as All-Conference selections,” said head coach Joe Legerski. “With a 11 members in the Mountain West to be chosen is quite an honor. You need team success to have individual success which is apparent with the two of them leading us all season.”

 

Woodward was a First Team All-MW selection for the first time in her career while Lewis was named Honorable Mention All-MW for the first time in her career. It’s the third honor for Woodward who was a Second Team pick last season and a Third Team honoree as a freshman.

 

From Sheridan, Wyo., Woodward averaged a team leading 16.7 points plus 7.0 rebounds which was second on the team. She was first in three-point field goals made, third in scoring, fourth in minutes played, fifth in three-point field goal percentage and ninth in rebounding in league games. She recorded double-figures in 13 of 18 games along with two-double doubles in MW play. Woodward was named Mountain West Player of the Week once during the season.

 

Lewis, a senior from Dayton, Wyo., finished with 13.8 points per contest and a team high 9.9 rebounds per game. She ranked first in rebounding, third in field goal percentage and tenth in scoring in league games. Lewis recorded 14 double-figure scoring games and seven double-doubles.

       

The Cowgirls open up play at the 2014 Reese’s Mountain West Tournament Tuesday, March 11, in Las Vegas. Their first-round opponent will be the Boise State Broncos. Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time at the Thomas and Mack Center.