2011-12 News

July 27, 2012
Brooks Retires After 41 Years as Diving Coach
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Bob Brooks has announced his retirement as the diving coach at the Coast Guard Academy after 41 years.

May 16, 2012
Morel Was Rescued by Coast Guard as a Boy
Senior diver Orlando Morel, who graduated today, says he would probably be dead had the Coast Guard not found him.

February 27, 2012
Five Named to NEWMAC All-Academic team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(2/27/12)--The Coast Guard Academy placed five cadet-athletes on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Swimming and Diving All-Academic team.

February 22, 2012
Duryea Named Rookie of the Year
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(2/22/12)--Coast Guard freshman Derrian Duryea has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Rookie of the Year.

February 19, 2012
Bears Take 2nd Place at NEWMAC Championships
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(2/19/2012)--Coast Guard placed second for the fourth straight season at the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships.

February 4, 2012
Bears Beat Wesleyan in Final Dual Meet
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--(2/4/12)--Freshman Christian Brindamour won a pair of events and was part of winning relay leading the Bears to a 211-68 win over Wesleyan in the final dual meet of the season.

January 28, 2012
Coach John Westkott Records 150th Win
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(1/28/12)--Head Coach John Westkott picked up his 150th career win as both the men’s and women’s team beat Clark to celebrate Senior Day.

January 22, 2012
Bears Beat Rival Merchant Marine
KINGS POINT, N.Y.--(1/22/12)--Johnson Knox and Orlando Morel each won two events leading Coast Guard to a 187-108 win over host and rival Merchant Marine.

January 15, 2012
Bears Split at Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MASS.--(1/15/12)--Brian McGuiness placed second in the 100 freestyle and was part of a relay team which placed second

January 11, 2012
Bears Win Easily
WELLESLEY, MASS.--(1/11/12)--Coast Guard won 15 of the 16 events to cruise past Babson 224-66 at Wellesley College.

November 19, 2011
Bears Improve to 4-1; Beat WPI
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/19/11)--Senior diver Jeff Mistrick won both boards while junior Kevin Smit won a pair of events

November 18, 2011
Bears Beat Providence
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/18/11)--Marco Tinari, Derrian Duryea and Jeff Mistrick each won two events

November 14, 2011
Knox Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/14/11)--Coast Guard senior Johnson Knox has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Swimmer of the Week

November 12, 2011
Knox Leads Bears to Split
NORTON, MASS.--(11/12/11)--Senior Johnson Knox won two individual events and was a part of two winning relay teams as Coast Guard beat Wheaton

November 5, 2011
Bears Win Season Opener
NEW PALTZ, N.Y.--(11/5/11)--Sophomore Marco Tinari, senior Johnson Knox and freshman Derrian Duryea each won two events leading Coast Guard to a 169-88 win