NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard senior Leigha Steinbeck has been named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week for her strong performance against Pine Manor and Emerson helping lead the Bears to a 2-0 record on the week.
Steinbeck had nine points against Pine Manor on their way to a 89-33 victory over the Gators. She followed up this performance with a career high 15 points in a NEWMAC victory over Emerson, 66-54.
During this two game stretch Steinbeck averaged 12 points, 1.5 assists, and 1.5 rebounds. She shot 9-22 (40.9%) from the floor and 40% (4-10) from beyond the arc.
Coming into the Pine Manor game Steinbeck had only scored 21 points through nine games this season. She surpassed that total during this two game stretch with 24 points.
Coast Guard returns to action on Tuesday, January 13th when they travel to Northampton Massachusetts for a NEWMAC tilt with Smith. The game will tip at 7:00 pm.