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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Former M-ette becomes National Champ


March 27, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Darby Schye was 2-of-2 from the field in her final game with the University of Montana Bulldogs. Schye became the first M-ette to win an NAIA title since Shayley (BeBee) Simanton did in 2000 with the University of Mary Marauders.

Former Malta M-ette standout Darby Schye ended her college basketball career on the highest of notes last Tuesday, March 19, as the University of Montana Western Bulldogs won the 2019 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship.

By winning the championship, Schye, a senior, has ended her career as a champion in college as well as high school in 2015 with the M-ettes.

"I feel like the State Championship games really prepared me for that moment," Schye told the PCN. "I felt calm and I felt comfortable in the situation with my teammates because I knew what it had been like to be i...

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