UMW News BureauUniversity of Montana Western's Nicole Tams was named the Frontier Conferece Player of the Week. UMW NEWS BUREAU [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="230" caption="Nicole Tams"][/caption] University of Montana Western's Nicole Tams was named the Frontier Conferece Player of the Week. Tams, a 5-foot-9 junior guard from Lincoln, Mont., is majoring in biology. The Bulldogs lost two road games over the weekend, one to No. 13 Minot State University in a 90-95 overtime thriller and another loss to No. 7 Black Hills State University 73-83. On Monday, the Bulldogs lost another close one to Dickinson State University 67-70. In those three games, Tams averaged 15 points, 4.3 rebounds, six assists and 2.3 steals. She made 71 percent of her field goals (20 of 28) including four of seven three-point field goals.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.