2013-14 News

June 18, 2014
Bratland Named Head Wrestling Coach
NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Coast Guard Academy has named Kevin Bratland head wrestling coach and professor of health and physical education.

March 15, 2014
Giorgio Earns All-America Honors With 8th Place Finish at NCAA's
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Junior All-American Nate Giorgio finished eighth to earn All-America status for the second time in his career at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship.

March 14, 2014
Giorgio Remains Alive and Adds Another All-American Honor at NCAA's
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Junior All-American Nate Giorgio is once again an All-American as he won a pair of matches at 133 pounds in the consolation bracket to advance to the second day of the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships.

March 2, 2014
Nate Giorgio Heading Back to NCAA Championships
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Junior All-American Nate Giorgio is heading back to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship after earning an automatic berth with his third place finish at the Division III Northeast Regional at Wesleyan on Sunday.

March 1, 2014
Three Remain After Day One of Northeast Regional
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.-Senior Luke Taylor and junior Nate Giorgio both reached the winner’s bracket semi-finals on Day One of the 2014 Division III Wrestling Northeast Regionals ...

February 11, 2014
Azzari Named Pilgrim Rookie of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Coast Guard Academy freshman Phillip Azzari has been named the Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week as he went a perfect 3-0 last week.

February 9, 2014
Painten Win in OT Leads Bears to Sweep
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Sophomore Kevin Painten won 3-1 in overtime at heavyweight as Coast Guard came from behind to beat WPI 17-16 after beating Bridgewater State 40-8 to complete the sweep of the home tri-match, the Bears only home dual meets of the season.

January 27, 2014
CGA to Host All-Academy Championships on Saturday
The Coast Guard Academy is proud to host the 20th Annual All-Academy Wrestling Championships this Saturday, February 1st beginning at 10 a.m. at the Merriman Gym in Roland Hall.

January 26, 2014
Bears Place 8th at New England Dual Championships
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Coast Guard, the eighth-seed in the tournament, won one of four matches to place eighth

January 23, 2014
Eldridge Retires After 47 Years at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard Academy veteran wrestling head coach Steve Eldridge has announced his retirement after 47 years.

January 19, 2014
Bears Win Two of Three at Johnson & Wales
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Earl Roberts picked up three wins as Coast Guard won two of three dual meets at Johnson & Wales.

January 11, 2014
Wrestling Splits on Final Day at Lycoming Duals
LYCOMING, Pa.-Junior Joel Wyman continued his good work on Saturday as he wrapped up the 2014 Lycoming Bud Whitehill Duals with a record of 4-0 (including two pins) and Coast Guard finished in third place of the Consolation Bracket B after going 1-1 on Saturday.

January 10, 2014
Bears Drop a Pair on Day One of 2014 Lycoming Whitehill Duals
LYCOMING, Pa.-The Coast Guard wrestling team had three individuals record victories but it wasn’t enough as the Bears dropped a pair of head-to-head match-ups at the 2014 Lycoming Bud Whitehill Duals ...