As we approach the holiday season and the New Year, we will take a look back at the Top Ten moments in Coast Guard Academy intercollegiate Athletics during the 2018 year.
We have compiled a list and will unveil one every other day, culminating with the announcement of the top moment on New Year's Eve.
We hope you all enjoy the holiday season
TOP MOMENT #8 – WOMEN'S LACROSSE HAS HISTORIC SEASON
Coast Guard set a program record with 12 wins and qualified for the NEWMAC tournament for the first time in program history. The team also won a tournament game taking down Wheaton 8-7 in the conference tournament quarterfinal for the first time in program history, earning a spot in the NEWMAC semifinal. The Bears finished the season 12-7 and 4-4 in NEWMAC play, winning their first ever conference regular season games as well.
The Bears had five All-NEWMAC selections for the first time in program history while freshman Brenna Farrington was named Rookie of the Year and head coach Mary Heneberry earned NEWMAC Coach of the Year honors. Senior Daria McKenna, junior Leah Llewellyn and freshmen Farrington, Haley Howard and Haley McCue all earned second team honors.
McKenna, the only active senior on the roster, became the first four year player to graduate from the Coast Guard women's lacrosse program. She finished the year as the first player in program history to reach 100 career points. She was fourth in the league in points with a single season team record of 73 points and 14th in goals (36).