NEW LONDON, Conn.-Coast Guard juniors Richie Burns and John Tarzian have both been named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Men's Soccer All-Conference First Team as voted on by the eight head coaches in the NEWMAC.
Burns, a goalkeeper, earns first team honors for the second year in a row after leading the NEWMAC in saves (101) and shutouts (6). Additionally he ranked second in both save percentage (.849) and goals against average (0.93).
Tarzian, a back, earned all-conference honors for the first time in his career. He led all Coast Guard defenders with four goals scored on the season and was one of four players to start all 20 games this season for the Bears.
Coast Guard finished 9-7-4 this season advancing to the semi-finals of the NEWMAC Tournament for the second consecutive season.