University of Montana Western Team Press Releases

Wrestling Returns to the University of Montana Western

01/31/2012 -
By: Shelby Brown -
Collegiate Wrestling has recently become a sanctioned program at the University of Montana Western and has been holding official practices since December of this school year. Normally, the club has been meeting to practice Monday-Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon High School wrestling room under the supervision and coaching of Coach Dan Payne.

Payne has had over twenty years of coaching experience including three years in Bozemanís Montana State University, two years at the Northern Arizona University, and sixteen years at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, compiling over forty-four All-Americans and six national champions! He is aided by Jase Miller and Tait Humble and has the managerial assistance of Shelby Brown and Kristina Reese.

The roster currently lists the following twelve wrestlers, students at UMW, ranging from 141-285 lbs.: Michael Majors, Justin Rowling, Christopher Benson, Lance Bosen, Torrey Vezina, Anthony Arnone, Kyle Brown, Ryan Jorgenson, Jake Jarvis, Marshal Pirtz, Zachary Murray, and Dan Schaffeld. At this point in time, any eligible student interested in wrestling is welcome to attend a practice.


For more information about the University of Montana Western Wrestling Club, call Jase Miller at (406) 544-5390 or Dan Payne at (928) 830-1011. Any donations to the team would be much appreciated.

Wrestling Returns to the University of Montana Western

01/31/2012
By: Shelby Brown - Collegiate Wrestling has recently become a sanctioned program at the University of Montana Western and has been holding official practices since December of this school year. Normally, the club has been meeting to practice Monday-Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon High ....

University of Montana Western wrestling match

02/15/2012
The University of Montana Western wrestling team will be holding a match at the college gymnasium. The Montana Western team will be competing against other NCWA Club Teams such as some of the following: Weber State, Utah State University ,Eastern Washington University, Idaho State Universi....

Northwest Conference Teams Fight for #1

12/03/2013
In this second year after reinstatement the Northwest Conference looks like a horse race and itís anyoneís guess which team will finish in first place in March. We start the Pre-Season polling with returning conference Champion Central Washington University who won the Region tournament a....

The Northwest Conference finds some success at the Clackamas Open

02/02/2014
NCWA Northwest Conference schools including Central Washington, Western Washington, Evergreen State , Douglas College and Montana Western all found the going tough with more than a dozen individuals winning matches and two place winners in Parm Dhesi at 285# winning the tournament and new ....