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Montana Tech's Tavia Rooney named Frontier Conference player of the week

Tavia Rooney
Posted at 10:45 AM, Dec 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 12:45:24-05

(Editor's note: Montana Tech media release)

WHITEFISH – Montana Tech’s Tavia Rooney was selected the Frontier Conference women’s basketball player of the week.

Rooney, a freshman forward from Townsend, averaged a double-double in Montana Tech’s three games at the Phoenix Frontier Classic tournament last week. Rooney averaged 15.6 points and 13.6 rebounds per game.

The player of the week award is the second this season for Rooney, who currently leads the Frontier Conference in double-doubles (eight) and in rebounding (12.07 rebounds per game) while averaging 10.9 points per game.

The Orediggers went 2-1 in the Phoenix Frontier Classic, defeating San Diego Christian and Northern New Mexico before falling to Our Lady of the Lake (Texas).

Montana Tech returns to action on Jan. 9 when it takes on Rocky Mountain College in Billings at 5:30 p.m.