Cowgirl Basketball Nabs Two Student-Athletes for 2009-10

Nov. 12, 2008


University of Wyoming Cowgirl head basketball coach Joe Legerski today announced the signing of two student-athletes to attend the University of Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2009. They are Chaundra Sewell of Broomfield, Colo. and Sara Wilson of Grant, Neb. Both will enter as freshman.

"We are excited about the additions to the Cowgirl basketball family," said Legerski. "Chaundra is one of the best wing players in the state of Colorado, and will have a major impact on our program. Sara is a tremendous shooter and will bring depth and skill to our backcourt."

Here are the signees:

Chaundra Sewell, 6-1, Forward, Broomfield, Colo. (Broomfield HS):

A two-time All-State and All-Region selection while attending Broomfield High School. She has also been named All-Conference three times and the State Tournament MVP in 2008. Sewell has helped her team to back-to-back State Championships in 2007 and 2008. They had a combined record of 54-2 over the past two seasons. During that time, they also won three-straight District Championships. She is currently coached by Mike Croell. A three-time letterwinner in basketball, she is also a three-time letterwinner in track and field. She has earned All-Conference and All-State honors in the high jump, and has placed as high as third at the State Championships in that event. An excellent student, she is a member of the National Honor Society and on the honor roll. Chaundra is the daughter of Justin and Cassandra Sewell, and has two siblings, Justin and Geoffrey.

Sara Wilson, 5-9, Guard, Grant, Neb. (Perkins County HS):

A three-time All-South Platte Valley Association and All-Area by the Keith County News and North Platte Telegraph selection while attending Perkins County High School. She has also been named a two-time Player of the Year by the Keith County News and the North Platte Telegraph. As a sophomore and junior, she was selected Class C-2 All-State by the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World Herald. Over the past three years, Wilson has helped her team to a 64-4 overall record including a Class C-2 State Championship in 2008 and the Class C-2 Runner-Up spot in 2007. She was also selected to several All-Tournament teams during the past couple of years. Wilson is coached by Chris Mestl. A three-time letterwinner in basketball, she also earned letters in volleyball, golf and track and field. In volleyball, she was a Class C-2 All-State Honorable Mention selection, along with earning All-Area and All-Conference Honorable Mention. An excellent student, she is a member of the National Honor Society, on the honor roll and involved with several scholastic activities. Sara is the daughter of Russ and Karen Wilson, and has one sibling Lance.