Four Bulldogs Selected As Frontier Conference Player Of The Week
Bulldog football, cross country, and volleyball teams earned four ERCK Hotels/Frontier Conference Player of the Week awards this week.
Kaylee Fritz, a 5-foot-7 sophomore setter from Kalispell, Mont. Montana Western lost 3-0 to Carroll College in a Frontier Conference match. Despite the loss, Fritz averaged 12.23 assists in the game, as well as a serving ace and five digs. With her 37 assists, she joins the 1,000 assists club in just her sophomore season.
Jon Jund, a 6-foot-1, 190 lbs, senior quarterback from Spring Creek, Nev. was voted conference player of the week after his impressive performance in the home victory over the previously undefeated No. 7 ranked College of Idaho. Jund was 26 of 35 for 354 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. He also caught a 16-yard touchdown reception, rushed for 48 yards, and rushed for a successful two-point conversation on the way to the team's 40-35 victory.
Tanner Harrell, a 6-foot-1, 220 lbs, junior defensive lineman from Shepherd, Mont. was voted conference player of the week after Montana Western's 40-35 upset home win over No. 7 and previously unbeaten College of Idaho. Harrell recorded two crucial quarterback sacks on College of Idaho's final drive of the game. The second sack came on fourth down and sealed the Bulldogs upset victory over the Yotes.
Jonathan Harrison was selected as the Erck Hotels/Frontier Conference Men's Cross-Country Runner of the Week. Harrison is a senior from Missoula, Mont. Harrison finished 19th out of 214 runners in the 8K at the prestigious NAIA Great Lakes Challenge in Grand Rapids, Mich. His time of 25:04.0 is a new Montana Western record.