Athlete of the Week Archive

Jan. 22, 2010

LARAMIE, Wyo. -



Chaundra Sewell


What's your favorite TV show?
"My favorite show is Glee. I've always had this secret desire to break out in song and dance in the middle of class."

Were you recruited by any of the Colorado schools, if so, what made you choose UW?
"I was recruited by a few schools in Colorado but I came to Wyoming because of the pharmacy school, the coaching staff and team."

If you could pick one pre-game meal to eat before every game what would it be?
"Sushi."

What, if any, pre-game rituals do you have?
"I listen to 'Run Til I Finish' by Smokie Norful and pray during the national anthem."

If you could add anything to basketball to make it more entertaining, what would it be?
"I would make it so that each player is allowed six fouls. I seem to run out of fouls quickly."

Where do you find your inspiration for playing basketball?
"My biggest inspiration comes from knowing that I've been given an opportunity that many girls can only dream of."

What is your favorite winter activity (besides basketball)?
"Traveling somewhere warm. I hate the cold."

If you could play any other sport at UW what would it be?
"I would high jump or throw for the track team."

What differences do you notice between high school and college basketball?
"The game is much faster and more physical than in high school."

Would you rather assist the game winning basket or score it?
"It doesn't matter to me as long as we win."

Do you have Facebook or Twitter pages?
"Just Facebook."

What is your favorite arena you have visited so far?
"The Pit in New Mexico. Everyone always talks about how difficult it is to play there, but you don't understand until you've experienced it."

Who is your favorite basketball player?
"Dwyane Wade. Not only is he an amazing player but he's also humble and respectable."

Finish this sentence. I knew I could play basketball when...
"I beat my older brothers in a game of 21."