NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/21/11)--Coast Guard Academy sophomore Kaitlin Ward earned the first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week Award this season.
Ward averaged 19 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and four steals in wins over Framingham State and Johnson & Wales as Coast Guard which won just three games last season, started the season with a pair of wins for the first time in four years.
She started the season scoring a career-high 23 points to go with seven rebounds in a season-opening 69-57 win over Framingham State and followed up that performance as she filled the stat sheet with 15 points, eight rebounds, six assists and five steals in a 78-58 win over Johnson & Wales on Saturday.
Ward shot 38.9 percent from the floor (14-36) and a sizzling 50 percent (7-14) from 3-point range.
June 7, 2012 Ivansheck Named Women's Basketball Head Coach
February 18, 2012 Bears End Season With Loss at WPI
February 15, 2012 Bears Drop Home Finale
February 14, 2012 Bears Fall at Smith
February 13, 2012 Merchant Marine Holds Off Bears
February 11, 2012 Bears Drop Squeaker
February 8, 2012 Coast Guard Loses to Springfield
February 1, 2012 Bears Lose at MIT
January 30, 2012 Bears Lose to Conn. College
January 28, 2012 Clark's Hot Shooting Downs Bears
January 25, 2012 Bears Fall to Wheaton
January 21, 2012 No. 20 Babson Beats Bears
January 18, 2012 Bears Beaten by Wellesley
January 14, 2012 Bears Fall to Mount Holyoke
January 11, 2012 Second Half Run Leads SC Past Bears
January 7, 2012 Bears Post First NEWMAC Win of Season
January 4, 2012 #22 Babson Beats Bears
December 8, 2011 Bears Drop Fourth Straight
December 6, 2011 Bears Fall in OT
December 3, 2011 Clark Rallies to Beat Bears
November 30, 2011 Ward Honored by NEWBA
November 30, 2011 Bears Suffer First Loss of Season
November 28, 2011 Bears Score Final 18 to Remain Unbeaten
November 21, 2011 Bears Cruise Past Mitchell
November 21, 2011 Ward Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
November 19, 2011 Bears Win Second Straight to Open Season
November 16, 2011 Ward Leads Bears to Season-Opening Win