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Montana State University-Northern


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://msun.edu/athletics
Main School Web Site:
http://msun.edu
School Colors: Maroon and Gold
SID Name: Elizabeth Lewis

Conference:
Frontier Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Rocky Mountain College

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1250
Last Playoff Appearance: 2006

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): KOJM/KPQX 92.5 FM
Local Newspaper: Havre Daily News
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Returning Starters on Offense: 5
Base Offense: Shotgun Spread
Key Returners on Offense:
Derek Lear QB 5-11, 185 Sr. 4 year starter 2 years All-Conference
Orin Johnson WR 6-0, 190 Sr. 3 year starter
Rosten Pace OL 6-3, 275 Sr. 3 year starter
Dylan Murphy OL 6-6, 305 Soph.
Returning Starters on Defense: 5
Base Defense: 4-3
Key Returners on Defense:
Tanner Varner DB 5-11, 190 Sr. 4 year starter
Josh Baum DB 6-1, 205 Sr. All Conference in 2012
Jordon Van Voast LB 6-0, 228 Sr. 3 year starter
Trevor Baum DB 6-1, 200 Jr.
Top 5 Recruits:
Jai Johnson RB 5-9, 205 Transfer from Glendale Community College (AZ)
LaVorick Williams WR 6-1, 195 Transfer from University of Texas-El Paso
Owen DeBruycker LB 6-1, 220 Choteau HS/Choteau, MT
Jake Messerly WR 5-11, 190 Sentinel HS/Missoula, MT
Tyson Ernst RB 6-0, 195 Churchill HS/Fallon, NV
Coach Samson says this about the offense:
Good nucleus of returners and addition of key recruits could lead to great things for offense. Looking for Derek Lear (QB) to have a great year which is key to our success on offense. O-line will be in good shape with Pace and Murphy as anchors---are very young at this spot as only one lineman in entire group will be a senior.

Wide receiving crew could be as good as ever for us---several young players stepped up during Spring Ball and we have a strong nucleus of 6 or 7 athletes that will be seeing time on the field.

At running back, we lost 3 seniors to graduation, including all time leading rusher Stephen Silva. However, a couple of recruits as well as 3 second year players should more than make up for our players lost to graduation.
Coach Samson says this about the defense:
Defense made vast improvements in Spring Ball and should be best unit we have had in 3 or 4 years. Lots of depth and experience in secondary led by Tanner Varner and Josh Baum. D-line was hit hard by graduation and we will be relying on young kids as well as a couple of transfer players to give us the size and strength to be successful in our conference. At linebacker we have 2 starters returning in Dave Arteaga and Jordon Van Voast, but we need to bring along some young kids to provide depth.
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Head Coach: Mark Samson

Alma Mater:

University of Montana

Years at Current School:

9

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

42 53

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

42 53
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Offensive Coordinator:
Kyle Samson
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URL to Offensive Coordinator Info:
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Defensive Coordinator:
Jake Eldridge
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URL to Defensive Coordinator Info:
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Lights Field at Blue Pony Stadium

Stadium Address

Stadium Capacity:

4000

Stadium Surface:

Natural Grass
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
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Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
8/30/2014 6:00:00 PM Montana Tech Away
10/11/2014 1:00:00 PM College of Idaho Away
10/18/2014 1:00:00 PM Montana Tech Home
10/25/2014 1:00:00 PM Eastern Oregon Away
11/1/2014 12:00:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Home