Machinal Named Player of the Week

Machinal Named Player of the Week



Whitefish, MT – Montana Tech freshman shooting guard Mandy Machinal was named the NAIA/Frontier Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Machinal is from Richland, Washington and playing in her first year at Montana Tech. This past weekend, Machinal lead Tech to victory over nationally ranked Montana Western. Montana Western received votes in the latest coach’s poll.

In the win, Machinal scored 37 points, setting a new Montana Tech women’s single game scoring record. She only missed two shots on the night while shooting 9 of 11 from the field and hitting 5 of 6 from three-point range. From the line, she was a perfect 14 of 14. Machinal also had four assists and a steal.

The Orediggers are home again this weekend. Tech will host Rocky Mountain College on Friday and Carroll College on Saturday.