The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Tuesday that 259 football student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, including the University of Montana Western’s Jesse McCloud and Torrey Vezina.
The University of Montana Western women’s junior varsity basketball team hosted the Salish Kootenai Bison from Pablo, Mont. this past Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team completed a sweep of the University of Calgary on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball defeated the University of Calgary Dinos in back-to-back games Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8.
The University of Montana Western could not quite put a whole game together last weekend. On Thursday, Nov. 29, the Bulldogs struggled through the first half and on Saturday, Dec. 1, they stumbled in the second.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team lost to Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont. this past Thursday Nov. 29, 49-81.
The University of Montana Western equestrian team traveled to Logan, Utah on Dec. 1 and 2 to compete in three western shows hosted by Utah State University. Montana Western competed against Montana State University, Rocky Mountain College, Utah State University and the University of Montana.
Frontier Conference commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2012 football all-conference teams over the weekend. Five University of Montana Western players received 2012 Second Team All-Conference honors.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team traveled to Caldwell, Idaho for a pair of games on Nov. 16 and 17. The Bulldogs ran out of time in a comeback on Friday against the College of Idaho, losing 73-80. On Saturday, Montana Western was successful against Walla Walla University with a 77-69 win.
Maegen Nahrgang, a junior at the University of Montana Western and a member of the UMW rodeo team, is one of seven student-athletes from colleges and universities across the state to receive the 2012 Montana Athletes in Service Award sponsored by the Montana Campus Compact.