Western women sign transfer from Bemidji State

Western women sign transfer from Bemidji State

DILLON — The University of Montana Western women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Woolley announced today the signing of NCAA Div II transfer Jenni Weber to an NAIA Letter of intent.

Weber, a 5-foot-10 guard from Elburn, Ill., transfers to Montana Western after redshirting last season at Bemidji State University, a NCAA Div II school in Bemidji, Minnesota.

“Jenni is an excellent shooter with a quick release and good size for a guard,” Woolley said. “We are excited to watch her develop over the next four years.”

As a prep Weber averaged 17.6 points, six rebounds, and two steals a game as she led the Kaneland High Knights to the 2016-17 regional championship. She shot 49 percent from the field including 42 percent from 3-point range and 81 percent from the charity stripe, earning her All-Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference, all-area and all-state honorable mention honors. She holds several KHS records with most 3-pointers made in a game, season, and career. As well as best free-throw percentage in a season,and career.

Jenni joins her older sister Jessie Weber at Montana Western. Jessie is entering her junior year as a defensive specialist for the Bulldog volleyball team.

Jenni is a member of the National Honor Society, an honor roll student, and all-academic team selection.

She is the daughter of Bob and Cindy Weber, and plans to major in business administration.

— Montana Western

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