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Montana Western football holds on to defeat Montana Tech 20-14

The University of Montana Western football team took to the gridiron Saturday Nov. 9 and held on for a 20-14 victory over Montana Tech.

Write-Up-Kramer-vs-SOUBehind the Bulldog offensive line Dylan Kramer was able to amass 205 rushing yards on 32 carries. The Montana Western team was able to open up a 12-0 lead before the Orediggers’ were able to mount a comeback that fell six points short.

THE MATCH UP

Montana Tech Orediggers (3-6) vs. the University of Montana Western (4-5) – Montana Western spoiled the home opener for the Orediggers on Sept. 21 earlier this year by scoring a touchdown with under a minute to play.

KEY PLAYERS

  •  UMW’s Dylan Kramer – 32 carries for 205 yards, one rushing touchdown, and 1 reception for 11 yards
  •  UMW’s Tyler Hulse – 20 completions on 28 attempts, 15 rushes for 69 yards
  •  UMW’s Tyler Bergren – 5 receptions 38 yards and a touchdown
  •  UMW’s Casey Griffith – 5 unassisted tackles and 7 assisted tackles
  •  UMW’s AJ Wilson – 6 unassisted tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 1 sack and 1 tackle for loss
  •  UMW’s Joe Coker – 5 unassisted tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 1 tackle for loss
  •  MTT’s Hansen – 17 rushing attempts for 73 yards
  •  MTT’s Tapley – 25 completions on 49 attempts for 231 yards and 2 touchdowns
  •  MTT’s Workman – 6 unassisted tackles and 1 assisted tackle

WHAT’S COMING UP

12 p.m. Saturday, November 16, the University of Montana Western hosts Eastern Oregon.