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Billings, Mont., Nov. 2, 2013 – The University of Montana Western football team traveled to Billings, Mont. on Saturday afternoon to play the 8th ranked Battlin' Bears of Rocky Mountain College. It would turn into a day that saw dropped passes, missed open receivers and three Bulldog turnovers. Montana Western lost 47-10.

The game started with the UMW football team receiving the opening kickoff and having to punt the ball. Following a bad snap, Seth Mason tried to scramble for the first down but was stopped just shy of the needed yardage for a first down giving the Bears a short field for their first score. The Bulldogs next possession ended on an interception at the 6-yard line.  This was a preview of things to come for Montana Western. Throughout the game they could not overcome missed opportunities and mistakes that marred this day for the Bulldogs and led to the loss.


Rocky Mountain College (6-2) vs. University of Montana Western (3-5)


  • Two UMW bad snaps on punts
  • Three interceptions thrown by Montana Western
  • Key drops on third down for the Bulldogs


  • UMW’s Dylan Kramer – 27 carries for 120 yards
  • UMW’s Rashad Peniston – 5 receptions for 44 yards and 1 touchdown
  • UMW’s Casey Griffith – 7 unassisted tackles and 9 assisted tackles
  • UMW’s Ben Sulser – 6 unassisted tackles and 5 assisted tackles
  • UMW’s T.J. Benson – 5 unassisted tackles and 5 assisted tackles


Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 4:30 p.m. Montana Tech @ University of Montana Western

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