Benson Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Nolan Benson
Nolan Benson

Senior Nolan Benson has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command.

Benson shot 76.5 percent from the field making 13 of 17 field goals an averaging 14.5 points and five rebounds as the Bears snapped long losing streaks against both Springfield and WPI to win their fourth straight NEWMAC game. Benson had 17 points and five boards in the 79-68 win at Springfield and had 12 points and five rebounds in the home win over WPI. Coast Guard had lost 19 of its last 20 to Springfield and had lost 22 straight games to WPI.

The Bears have won their last four games to total 14 wins overall, the first winning season since 2007-08. They will be back in action on Wednesday night as they travel to MIT at 7:00 PM.