* University of Wyoming Athletics media relations release

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming Athletics announced a multi-year contract extension with women’s tennis coach Dean Clower. The extension runs through May of 2027.

“I can’t thank the administration, the student-athletes and most importantly, the fans, for making Laramie such a great place to live and work,” said Clower. “I truly fell Laramie and the University of Wyoming is a special place for both me and my family. I am beyond blessed. Tom (Burman) and the administration at UW is second-to-none, which is a major factor in the success of our program and is a game-changer for me as a head coach. Now, it’s time to bring some championships back to Laramie."

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Clower, who is the all-time winningest coach in program history, has led the Cowgirls to 136 wins in his 11 seasons and has compiled a record of 43-19 (.694) in Mountain West play while in Laramie.

Under Clower’s tutelage, UW has had 10 All-Mountain West Doubles Teams and 17 All-Mountain West Singles Team honorees. In each of his previous 10 seasons, Clower has had both a doubles team and a singles team member receive all-conference honors.

The Cowgirls have had great academic success under Clower as well. A total of 33 Cowgirls have been named ITA Scholar Athletes while nine of his squads have been named an ITA All-Academic Team. UW also has had numerous Mountain West Scholar-Athletes and All-Mountain West Academic Team members in the last 11 seasons.

Clower and Wyoming close the 2022 regular season beginning Thursday with a trip down to Fort Collins for a 1 p.m., contest against Colorado State, before closing with a 1 p.m., match against Nevada April 22.

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