Senior linebacker R.J. Robiskie has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command, after his performance in the Bears 17-7 win over Curry on Saturday.
Robiskie had three sacks and forced a fumble as Coast Guard held off Curry in the home opener.
Curry was driving with under five minutes left when Robiskie had a sack and forced a fumble with 4:50 left keeping them off the scoreboard. He then had his third sack of the game on fourth down giving Coast Guard the ball back with 3:56 left on the following possession deep in Coast Guard territory to ice the game.
The Bears pass rush has been outstanding registering a NEWMAC best 19 sacks this season, the 4.75 sacks per game are sixth best in Division III. Robiskie (25 tackles) leads the NEWMAC and is 11th nationally with six sacks.
Coast Guard is off to a 3-1 start for the second straight season and the Bears will host Catholic in a NEWMAC game on Saturday at 1:30 as part of Homecoming Weekend.