The Annual Awards Have Been Given Since 1953
It's the first time since Hanna Zavecz in 2008 a Cowgirl has been honored
Wyoming ends season 24-8 overall
Wyoming will host Bears on Thursday night
It's the first time since Hanna Zavecz in 2008 a Cowgirl has been honored
Senior (2012-13): A First Team All-Conference and All-Defensive Team selection in 2013...was also recently named to the 2013 WBCA Division I Coaches' Honorable Mention All-America team and the WBCA All-Region VII team...started in 32 games on the season while averaging 30.3 minutes per game...averaged a team high 14.9 points and 9.7 rebounds per game...also led the team in blocked shots with 37 (1.2 bpg)...shot a team best 175-332 (.527) from the field and 128-165 (.776) from the free throw line...in conference games, she averaged a team high 15.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game...shot 90-177 (.508) from the field and 64-75 (.853) from the charity stripe...ranked first in field goal percentage (175-332, .527) and rebounding (9.7 rpg), fifth in scoring (14.9 ppg), sixth in blocked shots (1.2 bpg) and seventh in free throw percentage (128-165, .776) in overall games, while she ranked first in rebounding, third in field goal percentage, fourth in free throw percentage, sixth in blocked shots and scoring in league action...had her 11th double-double of the season with 22 points and tied a career high with 17 rebounds against Colorado State (3/6/13), which helped her earn MW Player of the Week for the third time this season...recorded her seventh double-double of the year with 17 points and 12 rebounds against New Mexico (1/30/13)...with 24 points against Fresno State (1/16/13), she reached 1,000 points for her career and finished with 1,252, which is 13th all-time...finished with her fourth double-double of the season after a career high 34 points and 17 rebounds against Loyola Marymount...shot 11-19 (.579) from the field and 12-12 from the free throw line which helped her garner MW POW honors for the second time this season...averaged 15 points and nine rebounds against Montana and Montana State to earn Mountain West Player of the Week honors for Dec. 3-9... recorded 14 points and a season high five assists against Montana (12/6/12)...finished with 14 rebounds against Colorado (11/28/12)...followed that up with her second double-double with 20 points and 16 rebounds against Eastern Michigan (12/1/12)...earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic...recorded her first double-double of the season wtih ten points and ten rebounds against Denver (11/16/12)...finished with 22 points and seven rebounds against Idaho (11/9/12)...recorded double-figures in scoring 24 times and rebounding 15 times, while recording 11 double-doubles...led the team in scoring 12 times and rebounding 23 times...finished ranked seventh in blocked shots (81) and eighth in rebounding with 785...earned Capital One First Team Academic All-District honors and Third Team Academic All-America Honors.
Junior (2011-12): A Second Team All-Mountain West and All-Defensive Team selection...played and started in all 29 games on the season...averaged a team leading 13.7 points and 8.8 rebounds while playing 30.5 minutes per contest...shot 148-318 (.465) from the field and 99-141 (.702) from the free throw line...in conference games, she averaged 14.9 points and a team high 8.5 rebounds...shot 76-164 (.463) from the field and 56-72 (.778) from the charity stripe...ranked second in rebounding (8.8 rpg), sixth in field goal percentage (148-318, .465), seventh in scoring (13.7 ppg), ninth in blocked shots (0.9 bpg) and 13th in assists (2.1 aspg) in overall games, while in MW games she was second in rebounding (8.5 rpg), seventh in scoring (14.9 ppg), eighth in free throw percentage (56-72, .778) and 11th in field goal percentage (76-164 .463)...started in the Cowgirls season opener against Utah State (11/11/11)...played 20 minutes and scored six points and had six rebounds...also finished with two assists and steals...recorded her first double-double of the season with a season high 30 points along with ten rebounds against Chadron State (11/17/11)...finished 11 rebounds against Creighton (12/1/11)...had her second double-double of the season with 14 points and ten rebounds against Montana (12/3/11)...tied her season high with six assists plus 11 rebounds against Maryville (12/10/11)...recorded 22 points while shooting 10-13 (.769) from the field against Weber State (12/15/11)...her sixth double-double of the year came against Bowling Green with 13 points and 14 boards...finished with her 11th double-double of the year with 27 points and a season high 15 rebounds against Boise State (2/25/12)...recorded double-figures 20 times in scoring with 11 double-doubles, while leading the team in rebounding 23 times, blocked shots 16 times, scoring and assists 11 times...garnered Academic All-MW and Scholar Athlete honors.
Sophomore (2010-11): An Honorable Mention All-MW selection in her second season...played in the opener against Denver for the Cowgirls and 33 games total during the season with 27 starts...averaged 28.7 minutes per contest...made the first start of her career against Idaho (12/4/10)...averaged 9.5 points, which was third on the team, and 5.3 rebounds, which was tied for third on the team...shot 115-275 (.418) from the field and 82-116 (.707) from the free throw line...in league games, she averaged 10.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game...ranked ninth in assist/turnover ratio, 11th in assists (3.1 aspg) and 14th in free throw percentage (82-116, .707) in overall games while in MWC action she ranked seventh in assists (3.9 aspg) and 11th in assist/turnover ratio...in the WNIT game against Portland State (3/16/11), she recorded 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists...finished with a season high 12 rebounds while adding eight assists in 40 minutes against UNLV (1/26/11)...scored 13 points and five rebounds while adding a career high nine assists against Air Force (1/22/11)...had six assists against New Mexico (1/8/11)...recorded ten rebounds and two blocked shots against Montana (12/21/10)...followed that up with her first double-double of her career against Utah State (12/23/10)...finished with 12 points, ten rebounds plus five assists...had a breakout game with a season high 23 points, while adding eight rebounds and two steals in the win over Idaho (12/4/10)...had seven points and five assists against Wichita State (11/27/10)...recorded double-figures in scoring 16 times, including a stretch of four games, and rebounding three times...led the team in scoring four times, rebounding three times and assists 12 times... selected Academic All-MW and Scholar-Athlete for the second year in row.
Freshman (2009-10):Saw action in her first regular season against Denver (11/13/09) and played in 30 games total for her freshman campaign...averaged 2.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 7.3 minutes of play...shot 27-52 (.519) from the field and 9-18 (.500) from the free throw line...also had ten assists, six steals and four blocked shots on the year...finished with six points and one assist against TCU (2/13/10)...scored six points and had two rebounds, while shooting 3-3 (1.00) from the field against New Mexico (1/16/10)...tied her season high with five rebounds against San Diego State (1/9/10)...recorded a season high 11 points plus five rebounds against Montana (11/15/09)...shot 5-8 (.625) from the field...played in her first game as a Cowgirl against Adams State (11/2/09)...finished with a team high seven rebounds while adding three points and two blocks in 11 minutes of play...in the second exhibition game, she recorded five points, three steals and one blocked shot...an Academic All-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete selection for the first time in her career.
High School: A three-time All-State and All-Region selection while attending Broomfield High School...was also named All-Conference four times and the State Tournament MVP in 2008...as a senior, she was also named All-State by the Denver Post and was a 2009 Participant in The Show...helped her team to back-to-back-to-back State Championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009...the team finished with a combined record of 82-2 over three seasons and 106-4 over four years...during that time, they also won four-straight District Championships...was coached by Mike Croell...a four-time letterwinner in basketball, she is also a three-time letterwinner in track and field...earned All-Conference and All-State honors in the high jump, and placed as high as third at the State Championships in that event...an excellent student, she was a member of the National Honor Society and on the honor roll.
Personal: Full name Chaundra Renee Sewell...born April 30, 1991 in Boulder, Colo...the daughter of Justin and Cassandra Sewell...has two siblings, Justin and Geoffrey...majoring in pharmacy and microbiology.