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Carroll College's TJ Abraham, Matt Burgess named Frontier Conference players of week

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Posted at 9:17 AM, Mar 16, 2021

(Editor's note: Frontier Conference media releases)

WHITEFISH -- Carroll College safety T.J. Abraham has been named Frontier Conference defensive player of the week after the Saints' opening-weekend victory at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

Abraham, a 5-foot-8, 170-pound junior from Powell, Wyo., recorded 13 total tackles, two pass breakups, one interception, and forced and recovered a fumble that helped set the Saints up for a touchdown. The impact he made on defense played a strong role in Carroll's first win of the season.

Running Back Matthew Burgess has been named Frontier Conference offensive player of the week.

Burgess, a 5-11, 195-pound sophomore from Junction City, Ore., put up 146 rushing yards and 121 receiving yards, as well as a receiving touchdown, to help lead the Saints earn their first win of the season.