Sljivancanin, Edmiston named Frontier POWs

Sljivancanin, Edmiston named Frontier POWs

WHITEFISH — Jovan Sljivancanin of Carroll College and Jansen Edmiston of Lewis-Clark State were named the Frontier Conference basketball players of the week, the league announced this afternoon.

Sljivancanin once again received the men’s honor, while Edmiston took home the women’s award.

Sljivancanin is a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward from Belgrade, Serbia. Carroll went 2-0 for the week. On the road, the Saints beat Rocky Mountain College 76-61 and at home, beat Montana Western 83-75.

For the week, Sljivancanin England averaged 23 points, 10.5 rebounds and three assists per game. He was 20 of 35 from the field (57 percent) and 5 of 5 from the free throw line.

Taylor England of Montana Tech was also nominated, along with Jake Albright of Lewis-Clark State, Connor Burkhart of Montana Western, Mascio McCadney of MSU-Northern and Grant Wallace of Rocky Mountain College.

Edmiston is a 5-9 junior guard from Hermiston, Oregon. No. 21 Lewis-Clark State went 2-0 for the week with two road wins including one over a top 25 opponent. The Warriors scored a 67-60 come-from-behind win over No. 18 MSU-Northern and a 74-64 victory over the University of Providence.

Edmiston averaged 19.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. She was 13 of 25 from the field (5 of 12, 3-point) and 8 of 12 from the free throw line. Edmonton’s 21 points against MSU-Northern was a career high.

Mesa Williams of Montana Tech, Christine Denny of Carroll College, Parker Esary of the University of Providence, Markaela Francis of Rocky Mountain College, Peyton Kehr of MSU-Northern and Shannon Worster of Montana Western were also honored.

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