* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- Former Wyoming women’s basketball student-athlete Chaundra Sewell (2009-13) will be honored Thursday by the University of Wyoming Alumni Association. Sewell will receive the Rising Alumni Award at the Brown and Gold Alumni Banquet.

One of Wyoming’s all-time greats, Sewell’s name is all over the program’s career records list.

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She would go on to finish her Cowgirl career 18th in scoring with 1,252 points, ninth all-time with 785 rebounds and seventh with 81 career blocks. Sewell played in 124 career games at UW, which is now tied for the eighth-best mark in program history.


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Sewell was a WBCA All-Region Team selection in 2012-13, as well as a WBCA Honorable Mention All-America. Sewell was a two-time All-Mountain West honoree as well as a two-time All-Defensive Team member. In her final season with the Cowgirls, she averaged just under 15 points per game while grabbing 9.7 rebounds per while shooting nearly 53-percent from the floor.

The Broomfield, Colorado native is a 2016 graduate of the UW School of Pharmacy. Sewell currently resides in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is now a pharmacy information specialist at Bryan Health.

From Bison to Triceratops - All of Wyoming's Official Things

Every state in our nation has chosen things that represent the state in one way or another to be official state things. Like a flower, or animal. Wyoming is no different.

The Equality State, or the Cowboy State, depending on which state slogan you want to go with, has a state flower. But did you know we also have a state tree and a state fish? Yes, we even have a state code.

To be an official thing, a member of the state legislature must write and submit a bill to the legislature declaring that a thing will be the official state thing. Then the legislature votes to pass the bill, or not, if it passes, the governor signs the bill into law and we have a new official state thing.

Here is what we have so far, all of Wyoming's official things. Now you can win big on Wyo Trivia Night if that's a thing that exists.

- From Bison to Triceratops - All of Wyoming's Official Things

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