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The Bulldogs will be looking for their first conference wins of the season when they travel to Helena and Billings for matches against Carroll and Rocky. By Wally Feldt The University of Montana Western volleyball team travels to Billings, Mont. and Helena, Mont. for two Frontier Conference matches this weekend. The Bulldogs are in Helena, Mont. on Friday, Sept. 19 to face the Carroll College Saints. The match begins at 7 p.m. in the Carroll P.E. Center. The Bulldogs are 4-7 overall and 0-2 in conference after dropping home matches to Lewis-Clark 1-3 and Westminster College 0-3. The Saints are 11-4 overall and 2-0 league play. Carroll edged Rocky 3-2 and swept Montana Tech 3-0. Christina Smetana leads the league in kills with 3.6 per game and blocks with 1.2 per game. The Bulldogs travel to Billings on Saturday, Sept. 20 for a 7 p.m. match against the Rocky Mountain College Bears. Rocky is 9-4 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Kristin Barott leads the Rocky and the Frontier in aces and assists. Theresa Bennett leads the Bulldogs in kills with 2.3 per game and digs with 3.3 per game.