Western women hire Carly Selvig as assistant

DILLON — Carly Selvig has been hired as an assistant coach for Montana Western’s women’s basketball program, head coach Lindsay Woolley announced on Monday.

Selvig, a graduate of Dawson County High School in Glendive, joins the staff after a successful college career at the University of Montana.

During her time as a member of the Lady Griz, Selvig compiled an overall record of 87 wins and 42 losses, two conference championships, two trips to the NCCA tournament, one Women’s National Invitational Tournament appearance, and was a two-time Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year selection.

Carly left her mark in Montana’s statistical record books as well. Selvig finished with career averages of 4 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 2.1 blocks per game. Her statistics placed her No. 1 and No. 6 on the single season blocks list with 88 and 78 respectively, No. 1 on the single game blocks list with 10, and #2 on the all-time blocks list with 258 rejections in her career for the Lady Griz.

“We are excited Carly has decided to join our program,” Woolley said. “She comes from a great basketball family and has played for excellent coaches in Richie Powell and Robin Selvig, her uncle, during her basketball career.”

The Bulldogs of Montana Western are optimistic that Carly can bring knowledge to the interior game as well as within the state of Montana.

“We think Carly is going to do an excellent job in helping to develop our post players as well as recruiting within the state of Montana,” Woolley said.

Selvig is the daughter of Doug and Anita Selvig, she has one sibling, Derek. All of whom played basketball at the University of Montana.

She graduated in the spring of 2015 from the University of Montana with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.

— Montana Western Sports Information

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