2012-13 News

March 22, 2013
Cantrell Places 17th at NCAA Championships
SHENANDOAH, Texas—Sophomore Sara Cantrell placed 17th on the 1-meter board at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

March 20, 2013
Cantrell Places 22nd on 3-Meter Board at NCAA's
SHENANDOAH, Texas—Sophomore diver Sara Cantrell placed 22nd on the 3-meter board at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

March 12, 2013
John Westkott to be Inducted into RI Aquatic HOF
NEW LONDON,Conn.—John Westkott, the Coast Guard Academy men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach, will be one of six individuals inducted into the Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame

March 2, 2013
Cantrell Qualifies for NCAA Championships
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—Sophomore Sara Cantrell will be making her first appearance at the NCAA Division III Championships

February 17, 2013
Ferguson Breaks Three Records at NEWMAC's
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Junior Chantel Ferguson broke three of her own school records leading Coast Guard to a fourth place finish

February 2, 2013
Coast Guard fall just short at Wesleyan
Middletown, Conn.-Junior Chantel Ferguson won two individual events and placed second in another but Wesleyan was able to hold off the Bears en route to a 144-140 victory in swimming.

January 28, 2013
Cantrell Earns Pair of Weekly Awards
NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Coast Guard Academy sophomore diver Sara Cantrell has been named both the New England Women's and Men's

January 26, 2013
Coast Guard knocks off Clark, wins second straight
WORCESTER, Mass.-Sophomores Sara Cantrell and Darlene Sao each won both of their events as the Coast Guard women’s swimming and diving team defeated Clark 142-95 for their second victory in a row.

January 22, 2013
Ferguson Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week
Coast Guard Academy junior Chantel Ferguson has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

January 19, 2013
Ferguson Breaks Pool Record in Win over Rival Mariners
NEW LONDON, Conn.—Chantel Ferguson broke the pool record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:15.60 and she won both the 100 and 200 butterfly

January 12, 2013
Bears Fall to #5 MIT
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Coast Guard had six first or second place finishers, but fell to #5 MIT by a score of 164-75.

January 9, 2013
Sao Leads Bears to Split
WELLESLEY, Mass.—Sophomore Darlene Sao won three events and was part of the 400 freestyle relay team which placed second

December 1, 2012
Conn. College Defeats Coast Guard
New London, Conn. – Connecticut College improves to 3-0 on the season with a win over Coast Guard this afternoon, 170-86. With the loss, the Bears fall to 2-4.

November 16, 2012
Bears Split Dual Meet
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Haley McWilliams took home the 200m butterfly and the 400m freestyle to pace the Bears to a 1-1 split in the dual meet with WPI and host Providence College this evening.

November 10, 2012
McWilliams Lifts Bears to First Win of the Season
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Three first place finishes from freshman Haley McWilliams led the Bears to their first win of the season over Wheaton College this afternoon.

November 3, 2012
Ferguson Takes Pair of Seconds at URI
KINGSTON, R.I.—Junior Chantel Ferguson had a pair of second place finishes and a third place finish

November 2, 2012
Jenny Fields ('08) Co-Pilot of Helicopter that Rescued HMS Bounty Crew
Coast Guard Lieutenant Jenny Fields, a 2008 graduate of the Academy and captain of the women’s swim team as a senior cadet-athlete, was the co-pilot of the Coast Guard helicopter that rescued 14 crew members

October 27, 2012
Women's Swimming Finishes Third at Union Relays
SCHENECTADY, NY – Junior Chantel Ferguson was part of two second place relay teams, leading the Bears to a third place finish at the Union Relays.

October 26, 2012
2012-13 Women's Swimming Season Preview
The Coast Guard women’s swim team and head coach John Westkott in his 14th season, have added some talented freshmen that will blend with solid returners for the 2012-13 season.

October 16, 2012
Otey Blogs About NCAA Woman of the Year Weekend

October 9, 2012
Mary Westkott Named to Plainville High Hall of Fame
Coast Guard Academy Swimming and Diving assistant coach Mary Weskott was honored at her alma mater on Saturday

September 11, 2012
Kelly Mohr Named Diving Coach
NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Kelly Mohr has been named the diving coach for both the men's and women's teams at the Coast Guard Academy replacing Bob Brooks