Sammi Bignell of Montana Western was named the Frontier Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Bignell is a 5-foot-10 senior forward from Avon, Mont. The Bulldogs beat the University of Lethbridge 71-62 and 55-53 in Western’s season opening games.
For the weekend, she averaged 26.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, three assists and 3.5 steals. Bignell was 23 of 40 (58 percent) from the field.