Freshman Amanda Dake was named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command, after leading the Bears to a 4-0 week including a 2-0 start to the NEWMAC schedule.
In Coast Guard's first match of the week, the Bears overcame four straight match points in the fourth set to come from behind and beat the Cougars 3-2. Dake hit .405 with a career and match high 18 kills and 31 digs. Against Emerson, Dake bettered her career high with 19 kills and 20 digs as Coast Guard moved to 2-0 in the NEWMAC for the first time since 2014.
Dake is third in the conference with 123 kills, first in NEWMAC play with 37 kills and is all sixth with 126 digs on the season, including first in conference play with 51 digs.
The Bears are back in action on Tuesday, September 18th, when they host Mount Holyoke in NEWMAC action. Opening serve is 7:00 pm.