March 19, 2013
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
For the first time in her career, senior Chaundra Sewell was among four individuals selected to the WBCA All-Region VII Team announced today by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. The selection committee will select the 10-member WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team from these 52 candidates. The 2013 WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team will be announced Saturday April 6, during NCAA® Women's Final Four® Super Saturday festivities in New Orleans Arena.
A 6-1, forward, from Broomfield, Colo., Sewell led the Cowgirls in several categories including scoring (14.9 ppg), rebounding (9.7 rpg) and blocked shots (1.2 bpg). She is also shooting a team best .526 (170-523) from the field and .786 (121-154) from the free throw line. In league games, she averaged a team high 15.3 points and 9.3 rebounds, while shooting 90-177 (.508) from the field and 64-75 (.853) from the charity stripe. She also ranked among the Top 10 in five Mountain West categories both overall and in league play. This season, she was also honored as Mountain West Player of the Week three times.
She was recently selected First Team All-Mountain West plus to the All-MW Defensive team for the second straight year. As a junior, she earned Second Team All-Conference honors and was Honorable Mention during her sophomore season. Sewell is ranked among the Top 15 in ten categories in school history. She is sixth in games played, seventh in free throws made and blocked shots, eighth in free throw attempts and rebounds, 11th in field goals made, 12th in field goal percentage, 13th in points, 14th in assists and 16th in field goal attempts. This season, she reached 1,000 points for career, one of 20 players in school history, and with 1,235 points ranks 13th all-time. Sewell has also recorded 60 double-figure scoring games, 31 double-figure rebounding games and 23 career double-doubles, which is ninth in school history.
About the WBCA: Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For more information on the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.
Below are the NCAA Division I/WBCA selections for Region 7:
Courtney ClementsSan Diego StateSr.G6-0
Chelsea HopkinsSan Diego StateSr.G5-8
Katie BakerMontana Sr.F6-0
Chaundra SewellWyoming Sr.F6-1