Carroll players take home Frontier awards

Carroll players take home Frontier awards

Jovan Sljivancanin and Danielle Wagner of Carroll College took home Frontier Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards, the league announced today.

Sljivancanin received the men’s honor, while Wagner was named the top women’s player.

Sljivancanin, a 6-foot-5 junior guard from Belgrade, Serbia, led the way as Carroll went 2-0 on the week. The Saints beat Montana Western twice, winning 81-73 and 78-61 in Helena.

For the weekend, Sljivancanin averaged 28.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, two assists and two steals. He was 24 of 52 from the field including 5 of 9 3-point field goals, and 4 of 9 from free throw line. He recorded double-doubles in points and rebounds in both wins over Montana Western.

Sindou Diallo of Montana Tech was also nominated along with Jomel Boyd of MSU-Northern and Zaccheus Darko-Kelly of the University of Providence.

Wagner, a 5-9 senior guard from Havre, led No. 7 Carroll to a pair of home wins over Western, winning 81-75 and 50-47.

She averaged 18 points, five rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals. She was 10 of 27 from the field including 9 of 21 3-point field goals and 7 of 7 from the free throw line.

Dani Urich of Montana Tech, Brynley Fitzgerald of Montana Western and Tiara Gilham of MSU-Northern were also nominated.

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