Sammi Bignell of Montana Western was named the Frontier Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Bignell is a 5-foot-10 senior forward from Avon, Mont. The Bulldogs beat the University of Lethbridge 71-62 and 55-53 in Western’s season opening games.
For the weekend, she averaged 26.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, three assists and 3.5 steals. Bignell was 23 of 40 (58 percent) from the field.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.