Benson Named NEWMAC Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week

Benson Named NEWMAC Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Senior forward Nolan Benson has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's basketball co-offensive athlete of the week.

Benson averaged 17.7 points and 4.3 rebounds per game as the Bears were a perfect 3-0 this week. Coast Guard is now 4-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season. Benson, who shot 62.1 percent during the week (18-29), had 17 points in a win at Salve, a career-high 24 in a win over Medgar Evers and finished with 12 points in a win over Wentworth. 

The Bears are back in action on Tuesday, November 27 when they host Fisher College at 7:00 PM.