BUTTE – In a battle of two nationally ranked Frontier Conference opponents, No. 6 ranked Rocky Mountain College swept No. 20 ranked Montana Tech.
The match is the ninth sweep for the Battlin’ Bears (15-1, 3-0) on the season, as Rocky hands the Orediggers (11-7, 3-1) their first conference loss.
Olivia L’Ami paved the way for the Battlin’ Bears with nine kills. Naomi Bad Bear added an additional eight. Natalie Hilderman orchestrated 26 assists for Rocky. Ruby Kallenbach and Hailey Copinga each contributed 13 digs on the night.
The Battlin’ Bears have yet to lose since the opening day of their season on Aug. 15. Their current win streak sits at 14.
Rocky will return home for a pair of conference matches in Fortin Education Center. The Battlin’ Bears will face off against Providence on Thursday at 7:00 p.m, then Saturday at 2:00 p.m. when they play Montana State Northern.