Mills Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(9/26/11)--Coast Guard Academy senior goalkeeper Mary Mills has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Mills registered a pair of shutouts making eight saves in a 1-0-1 week for the Bears. Coast Guard beat Mass. Maritime 6-0 and played WPI to a scoreless tie, the tie snapped the Bears eight-game NEWMAC losing streak, dating back to last season.

She already has a career-high four shutouts this season to her credit giving her nine in career. Mills has played all 650 minutes this season and has led the Bears to a 4-2-1 overall record and a 0-1-1 mark in league play.

Mills is sporting a 0.55 goals against average with 31 saves on the year.