Connor Schulte signs with Western

DILLON — Connor Schulte will get to play football on two good legs once again.

The Butte Central lineman who played much of his senior season with a torn ACL has signed to play football at the University of Montana Western, Bulldog coach B.J. Robertson announced Friday.

Robertson also announced the signing of Helena’s Jesse Seliskar to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

Schulte is a 5-foot-10, 240-pound lineman who started on both sides of the ball for three seasons. Robertson listed Schulte as an offensive signee.

As a sophomore was selected as an honorable mention All-Conference defensive player and he followed that honor with second team All-Conference offensive tackle his junior year.

As a senior, Schulte earned first-team All-Conference at guard. He didn’t play defense after tearing an ACL in a key win at Anaconda. Schulte took home Butte Central’s Last Man Award.

Off the field, Schulte is a member of the National Honors Society as well as an Academic All-State honoree. He plans to study secondary education with a history emphasis.

Schulte is the son of Pat and Tane Schulte.

Seliskar is a 5-11, 215- pound center from Helena High School, where he was a two time letter winner for the Bengals. He was selected as a second team All-Conference performer as well as an honorable mention All-State player his senior year.

Seliskar has also had success as a thrower in track. He has placed in the javelin, shot put, and discus the past two years.

Off the field, Seliskar has been an Academic All-State performer for the fall of 2013. He plans to study elementary education while attending Montana Western. He is the son of Jeff and Candace Seliskar.

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  • Robin Schmitt
    January 11, 2014, 3:41 am

    Way to go Connor Schulte! So proud of my god son! Love you and can’t wait to watch you play at the college level!


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