Carroll’s Dean, Burnham named Players of the Week

Carroll’s Dean, Burnham named Players of the Week

WHITEFISH — For the second straight week, players from Carroll College swept the Frontier Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards, the league announced today.

This time it was Saints Hannah Dean and Match Burnham who took home the honors. Dean received the award last week, too.

Dean is a 6-foot-1 senior forward from Gardiner. No. 7 Carroll went 2-0 in the opening week of conference play. The Saints beat No. 18 University of Providence 74-69 and MSU-Northern 78-57.

Dean averaged 18.5 points, nine rebounds, six assists and three steals. She was 12 of 22 from the field (55 percent) and 13 of 16 (81 percent) from the free throw line.

Jossilyn Blackman of Lewis-Clark State, Peyton Kehr of MSU-Northern, Brianna King of Montana Western, Emilee Maldonado of the University of Providence and Marissa Van Atta of Rocky Mountain College were also nominated.

Burnham is a 6-8 senior forward from Spangle, Washington. The Saints moved to 11-0 overall and 2-0 in conference with league wins over the University of Providence 84-73 and MSU-Northern 91-76.

Burnham averaged 23 points, seven rebounds, two assists and 1.5 blocks. He was 13 of 21 (57 percent) from the field including 5 of 10, 3-point field goals, and 15 of 17 free throws (88 percent.

Brandon Cotton of the University of Providence, Cedric Boone of Montana Western, Adam Huse of MSU-Northern, Race Martin of Lewis-Clark State and Jared Samuelson of Rocky Mountain College were also nominated.

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