Rambelles' Star Named an All-American


ATLANTA, GA —The Angelo State Rambelles’ basketball season came to a close last weekend, March 11, when they fell to UT Tylers in the semifinal of the South Central Regional 71-61. While the season might be over, one particular Rambelle raked in some post-season honors. Junior Guard Sawyer Lloyd was named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Women’s Basketball Coaching Association (WBCA).

Per angelosports.com, here is the full All-American List selected by WBCA.

2023 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches' All-Americans:
Hannah Belanger Truman State University
Samantha Bowman Central Washington University
Breanna Campbell Glenville State College
Grace Foster Lubbock Christian University
Ariel Jones Shippensburg University
Sydney Kin University of Tampa
Dawnyel Lair California State University, Dominguez Hills
Brooke Littrell University of Central Missouri
Brooke Olson University of Minnesota Duluth
Annie Roshak Ashland University
Here are the student-athletes who received the 2023 WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches' All-America honorable mention:
Name School  
Lytoya Baker Le Moyne College
Kaylee DaMitz-Holt Drury University
Aislinn Duffy Augustana University
Rana Elhusseini Edinboro University
Nicole Flennaugh California State University, Los Angeles
Erin Fry Regis University
Ashley Ingram Texas Woman's University
Jaclyn Jarnot University of West Florida
Tre'Zure Jobe Emporia State University
Leah Johnson West Chester University
Mackenzie Johnson Young Harris College
Sawyer Lloyd Angelo State University
Caroline Martin University of North Georgia
Haley Meinel Thomas Jefferson University
Sofia Persson Eckerd College
Samantha Pirosko Gannon University
Haley Schubert Lee University
Emily Spitzley Grand Valley State University
Abby Spurgin Hawaii Pacific University
Ashley Steffeck Colorado School of Mines
Lacy Stokes Missouri Southern State University
Melijah Sullivan University of Tampa
Jami Tham Tusculum University
Adriana Timberlake Southern New Hampshire University
Taylor Tomlinson American International College
Bryanna Troutman Wingate University
Brooke Walling Western Washington University
Maggie Whitmore Bentley University
Braelyn Wykle Carson-Newman University
Kaitlyn Zarycki Saginaw Valley State University



Sawyer Lloyd Angelo State Rambelles

Sawyer Lloyd Angelo State Rambelles

(credit: angelosports.com)

Another superstar season on the court and her first career All-American selection happen as the Rambelles had one of their better seasons in program history. For the Wall Native, Lloyd posted a career-best in points per game with 15.5, 8.1 rebounds per game and became the all-time assist leader at Angelo State after compiling 163 assists on the ‘22-’23 season.

Sawyer Lloyd Angelo State Rambelles

Sawyer Lloyd Angelo State Rambelles

(Credit: angelosports.com)

Other honors Lloyd received this season included Lone Stary Conference Player of the Week six different times (four defense, two offense) throughout the season. Sawyer also put up nine double-doubles and one triple-double (in the first round for the post-season tournament) this year.

She also eclipsed the 1,000-point mark this season and sits at 10th all-time in scoring at Angelo State with 1,274 points. Now in the Coaching, Sport, Recreation, and Fitness Administration master’s program at Angelo State, the young lady has a bright future ahead of her.

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