2012-13 News

May 31, 2013
Bastinck Named to ECAC All-Star Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Senior All-American Holli Bastinck has been named to the ECAC New England Division III All-Star second team.

May 8, 2013
Grills Named to NEWMAC All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.—Junior co-captain Kelly Grills has been named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Academic All-conference team.

May 5, 2013
Bears Season Ends With Extra Inning Loss
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--Christa Shorette ripped a one-out single into left field to score pinch-runner Meghan Hayes from third in the bottom of the eighth to lift third-seeded Babson to a thrilling 6-5 extra inning win over sixth-seeded Coast Guard

May 4, 2013
Five-Run Sixth Cost Bears; Fall to Losers Bracket
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth with five hits and a pair of Coast Guard errors as the top-seeded Pride posted a come-from-behind 6-2 win over sixth-seeded Coast Guard

April 27, 2013
Kahl solidifying herself as next Coast Guard ace, Bears win two at NEWMAC tournament
NORTON, Mass.-Freshman Kristine Kahl is well on her way to establishing herself as head coach Donna Koczajowski’s next pitching ace. It appears there remains a little post-season magic from years’ past that the Coast Guard softball team was able to harness on its way to a pair of victories on day one of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Tournament, hosted by Wheaton College.

April 25, 2013
Kahl dazzles, Bears split with Eastern; Coach K Wins 400th
NEW LONDON, Conn-Freshman Kristine Kahl limited the Eastern Connecticut offense to just one run on four hits in game one while sophomore Jessie Richardson was 5-for-8 at the plate as the Coast Guard softball team picked up an impressive split against the national powerhouse.

April 20, 2013
Softball splits, awaits NEWMAC verdict
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Sophomore Jessie Richardson had seven hits on the day as the Coast Guard softball team cruised to an 8-0, five inning victory in game one before falling 15-11 in game two of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference doubleheader against Wheaton.

April 19, 2013
Softball swept at Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.-Senior Holli Bastinck collected her 200th career hit in the first inning of the nightcap but it proved to be not quite enough as Springfield recorded a sweep in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference doubleheader today.

April 17, 2013
Kahl and Yuknat throw back-to-back shutouts, Bears sweep Manhattanville
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Freshmen Kristine Kahl and Sammy Yuknat both threw complete game shutouts and the Coast Guard softball team swept Manhattanville College in a non-conference double-header today.

April 15, 2013
Kahl Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week
Coast Guard Academy freshman pitcher Kristine Kahl has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week.

April 14, 2013
Kahl engineers sweep of WPI
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Freshman Kristine Kahl worked 12 masterful innings in leading the Coast Guard softball team to a sweep over WPI in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference double header today.

April 13, 2013
Pitching duels go in favor of Babson
BABSON PARK, Mass.-Freshman Morgan Kingston went 4-for-6 on the afternoon but Coast Guard was blanked twice by Babson junior southpaw Kathleen Conway who tossed a pair of complete game shutouts en route to a Babson sweep in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader.

April 10, 2013
Kahl Leads Bears to Sweep of Western New England
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Coast Guard exploded for six runs in the sixth inning of game one to break a 3-3 tie en route to a 9-3 win before holding off Western New England 5-4 in the nightcap

April 5, 2013
Defensive mishaps cost Bears a sweep
NEW LONDON, Conn.-The Coast Guard softball team used timely hitting to pick up a victory in the opener but nine errors cost the Bears dearly in the nightcap as they received a split against Clark in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference double-header today.

April 3, 2013
Softball comes from behind to beat Wesleyan
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.-The Coast Guard softball team used a four-run sixth inning to overcome a 3-1 deficit at Wesleyan as they posted a 6-4 road victory.

March 30, 2013
Bears Salvage Split With Wellesley
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Coast Guard scored all six runs in the first inning on eight hits and held off Wellesley 6-5 to salvage a split of a New England Women’s and Mens’ Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader

March 29, 2013
Bears Swept at MIT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT took advantage of six Coast Guard errors resulting in nine unearned runs in the opener and the Engineers swept the Bears

March 26, 2013
Bears run win streak to seven
HARTFORD, Conn.-Sophomore Erin Lisko had a 5-for-8 day at the plate, with a run scored and two driven in on the day to help lead the Coast Guard softball team to a non-conference sweep of intrastate foe Trinity College.

March 24, 2013
Bears sweep Smith, start strong in NEWMAC play
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Nine different Coast Guard players had at least one hit and one run driven in on the day as the Bears swept their home- and conference-opener against visiting Smith College.

March 16, 2013
Bears finish strong, head back north at .500
KISSIMMEE, Fla.-The Coast Guard softball team finished up their southern swing with a pair of victories today at the Rebel Spring Games to even their record at 5-5 on the season.

March 15, 2013
Bears halt skid against Marietta
KISSIMMEE, Fla.-On their fourth day down in Florida the Coast Guard softball team picked up a victory in game two of a double-header to put a stop to a four game skid behind the solid pitching of freshman Christine Kahl.

March 13, 2013
Defense costs Bears twice on Wednesday
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- The Coast Guard softball team had a rough Wednesday at the Rebel Spring Games as they dropped a pair of games to St. Norbert's (Minn.) and Bridgewater (Va.).

March 11, 2013
Kahl Leads Bears to Split at Rebel Games
KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Freshman Kristine Kahl picked up her first collegiate win with a complete game and sophomore Kelsey Gray’s two-run double in the sixth gave Coast Guard a few insurance runs en route to a 4-1 win

March 10, 2013
Bears Split On Opening Day at Rebel Games
KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Coast Guard started out the season with a bang scoring nine runs in the top of the first inning and beat Skidmore 11-0 before falling to Washington College 13-0

March 5, 2013
2013 Softball Preview
Coast Guard, which has won three straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament titles and made four straight trips to the NCAA tournament,

October 25, 2012
Bastinck So Much More than an All-American
At the conclusion of the softball season last spring, Holli Bastinck was named to the NEWMAC All-conference first team and a first team All-American by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA).

October 18, 2012
Coast Guard Academy to Retire Feindel's #16 on Oct. 27th
NEW LONDON, Conn.--For the first time in school history, the Coast Guard Academy will retire a uniform number as All-American softball pitcher Hayley Feindel's number 16

October 16, 2012
Sarwinski Reminisces About Summer in Hong Kong
As a senior captain of the back-to-back-to-back NEWMAC tournament champion softball team, you might expect that a typical summer

October 2, 2012
Q & A With Two-Sport Athlete Catherine Walker
Senior Catherine Walker is a two-sport athlete at the Coast Guard Academy

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