McQueary takes home Frontier offensive award

McQueary takes home Frontier offensive award
Montana Tech senior quarterback Quinn McQueary directs the Oredigger offense in their Aug. 31 win over Carroll College in Butte. (Butte Sports file photo)

The Frontier Conference named Montana Tech quarterback Quinn McQueary was named the Offensive Player of the Week Award today.

The honor comes after the 6-foot-3, 205-pound senior led No. 6 Montana Tech to a team record in points in Saturday’s 70-27 win at MSU-Northern.

McQueary completed 21 of 31 passes for 359 yards and four touchdowns. (Note: he was credited with 394 yards passing in stats compiled by Northern on Saturday). The Manhattan native also rushed for 73 yards and two touchdown on eight carries.

Bronsen Ader of Southern Oregon, Mason Melby of Rocky Mountain College and Kai Quinn of Eastern Oregon were also nominated for the award.

Defensive Player of the Week: Tre Holmes, Southern Oregon, 6-foot, 265-pound freshman defensive lineman from Medford, Oregon. In No. 25 Southern Oregon’s 41-25 conference road win over College of Idaho, Holmes recorded three solo tackles, two assisted tackles, two tackles for loss (-9) and 2.5 quarterback sacks.

Justin May of Montana Tech, Zach Janis of Montana Western, Anfernee Cortez of Eastern Oregon and Ryder Rice of Rocky Mountain College were also nominated.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Griff Amies, Rocky Mountain, 5-10, 160-pound senior kicker from Newport Beach, California. In Rocky Mountain’s 40-14 road conference win over Carroll College, Amies was 4 of 4 in field goal attempts and 4 of 4 in extra points. It was Rocky’s first win at Carroll since 2000.

Derrick Holt of Montana Tech, Nathan Harden of Eastern Oregon, Marcus Montano of Southern Oregon and Keenan Pattwell of College of Idaho were also nominated.

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