(Editor’s note: Carroll College athletics release)
WHITEFISH — Carroll College senior guard Matt Wyman was named the Frontier Conference’s men’s basketball player of the week.
Wyman, a senior from Great Falls, Montana, led the Saints to a 96-75 win over Lethbridge in the Saints’ first regular season game. In the contest, the 6-7 guard scored a career-high 32 points and pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds. His big night pushed him over the 1,000-point mark for his career.
The Saints host Eastern Oregon Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the PE Center. It will the first time former assistant Carlito Labarda Jr. coaches against the Saints.
Also nominated: Cory Dollarhide, Lewis-Clark State; Kooper Kidgell, Montana Western; Dylan Pannabecker, Montana Tech; Jalen Shepard, University of Providence.
The league also announced that Carroll College junior outside hitter Ayla Carpenter was named the Frontier Conference’s defender of the week.
It’s the second consecutive week Carpenter has won the honor.
Though the Saints fell 3-1 to No. 8 Rocky Mountain College, Carpenter played a strong game. The junior from Graham, Washington, averaged 7.25 digs a game and had a 88 percent serving percentage with two aces.
The Saints play their final home regular season games this weekend, including Senior Day on Saturday against Providence.
Also nominated: Hannah Amtmann, MSU-Northern; Avery Dyer, University of Providence; Sabrina Hopcroft, Montana Tech; Ruby Kallenbach, Rocky Mountain College.