Junior Ben Zarlengo of Coast Guard men’s track and field has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command. The men’s team finished first overall in both meets during the week, on Wednesday they beat Merchant Marine, and on Saturday they finished first overall in the CGA Invitational.
Zarlengo recorded personal best marks in both meets. In the discus throw at Merchant Marine, he had a first place finish and a personal record of 158’1” (48.19m). He also had a collegiate best performance in the shot put at 12.57 (41’3”). On Saturday at the CGA Invitational he finished first overall in the hammer throw with a personal best, 181’3” (55.25).
The Bears are back in action this weekend at the Silfen Invitational at Connecticut College.