Junior Beth Gollin has been named the CGASPORTS.com Athlete of
the Week after earning All-New England honors at the NCAA Division
III New England Regional on Saturday at Portland Maine.
Gollin placed 35th overall earning All-New England honors for the first time in her career. She ran the 6K course in a career-best 22:16 as the Bears placed 12th of the 53 teams, their best performance since finishing 10th in 2006. The Bears were 17th last season.
Earlier in the season, Gollin placed eighth to earn New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-conference honors for the second time in her career. She finished the 5K course with a time of 18:49.
Gollin, who competed in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships last Spring, was the top Coast Guard finisher in every race that she ran this season.