Oredigger athletes sweep Frontier honors

Oredigger athletes sweep Frontier honors

WHITEFISH — Montana Tech athletes Henry Kakalecik, Becca Richtman and Taylor England swept all three Frontier Conference Athlete of the Week honors announced Monday.

Kakalecik was named Frontier Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, Richtman took home the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honors, and England was named Men’s Basketball Player of the week.

Kakalecik is a freshman from Great Falls. He finished fourth overall and was the top Frontier Conference runner out of 54 runners at the Montana Western Open hosted by Montana Western at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon.

He finished the 8-kilomter coure in 26 minutes, 56 seconds.

Richtman is a senior from Elburn, Illinois. She won the Montana Western Open, which included 44 runners. She won with a time of 18:58 in the 5-kilomter race.

She is undefeated during the conference regular season women’s meets in the 2020-2021 Covid-19 shortened Frontier Conference cross country season.

England is a 6-foot-7 senior forward from Helena. England scored 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Orediggers opened the season with an 82059 loss at Dickinson State.

He shot 7 for 11 form the field and hit 8 of 9 shots from the free throw line.



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