2011-12 News

November 12, 2011
Bears Win ECAC Championship
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/12/11)--Tournament Most Outstanding Player Karen Matic had a career-high 17 kills to go with 12 digs

November 12, 2011
Bears Roar into ECAC Championship Game
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/12/11)--Junior Keriann Mason had a match-high 11 kills and a team-high eight digs while sophomore Kelsey DePorto

November 9, 2011
Top-Seeded Bears Advance to ECAC Semifinals
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/9/11)--Juniors Catherine Walker, Keriann Mason and sophomore Kelsey DePorto each had seven kills

November 7, 2011
Bears Place Trio on All-Conference team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/7/11)--Coast Guard Academy placed a trio of players on the New England Women’s and Men’s

November 7, 2011
Bears Named Top-Seed in ECAC Tournament
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/7/11)--Coast Guard has been selected as the top seed in the ECAC New England Division III Tournament.

November 5, 2011
Wellesley Eliminates Bears
SPRINGFIELD, MASS.--(11/5/11)--Sydney Carfagno had 13 kills while Isabel Custodio added 11 kills as third-seeded Wellesley knocked off second-seeded Coast Guard

October 31, 2011
DePorto Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/31/11)--Coast Guard Academy sophomore Kelsey DePorto has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Player of the Week

October 29, 2011
Bears Win Share of Regular Season Championship
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/29/11)--Junior Keriann Mason had 12 kills, 21 digs and two aces as Coast Guard clinched a share of the regular season conference championship

October 25, 2011
Bears Sweep Wellesley in NEWMAC Showdown
WELLESLEY, MASS.--(10/25/11)--Coast Guard handed Wellesley their first sweep of the season, recording a 3-0 win over the Blue

October 24, 2011
Matic Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/24/11)--Coast Guard Academy junior Karen Matic has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Player of the Week.

October 21, 2011
Bears Win Twice; Run Win Streak to Seven
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/22/11)--Junior Catherine Walker had 30 kills combined while junior Karen Matic had a triple-double in the win over cross-street rival and host Connecticut College

October 19, 2011
Bears Run Win Streak to Five
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/19/11)--Junior Keriann Mason had 13 kills and 14 digs while sophomore Kelsey DePorto also had 13 kills

October 18, 2011
Bears Win Fourth Straight on Little Bear Night
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/18/11)--Sophomore Kelsey DePorto had five kills and a season-high 12 blocks while junior Catherine Walker added five aces and five blocks as Coast Guard ran its win streak to four

October 17, 2011
Bears to Host Big Brothers/Big Sisters on Tuesday Night
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/17/11)--The Coast Guard Academy volleyball team will partner with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern Connecticut on Tuesday night

October 15, 2011
Bears Beat Eastern Conn. 3-1
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/15/11)--Freshman Kelsey Hickle had a match-high 15 kills while sophomore Kelsey DePorto had 13 kills

October 11, 2011
Bears Beat Babson, Move Into First Place Tie
BABSON PARK, MASS.--(10/11/11)--Juniors Catherine Walker and Karen Matic each had nine kills leading Coast Guard to a 3-0 win over Babson

October 8, 2011
Bears Win Two of Three
BOSTON, MASS.--(10/8/11)--Coast Guard won two of three matches at the UMass-Boston Invitational.

October 5, 2011
Bears Win 3-0 On Dig Pink Night
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/5/11)--Junior Keriann Mason had ten kills and seven digs leading Coast Guard to a 3-0 win over Wesleyan in a DIG PINK game

October 4, 2011
Bears Beat WPI 3-0
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/4/11)--Junior Catherine Walker had nine kills, six digs and a pair of aces leading a balanced Coast Guard attack

October 1, 2011
Bears Split at Roger Williams
BRISTOL, R.I.--(10/1/11)--Guard split a pair of matches at Roger Williams as the Bears cruised past Gordon 3-0 before being beating by the host Hawks 3-1.

September 27, 2011
DePorto Leads Bears to 3-0 Win Over Smith
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(9/27/11)--Sophomore Kelsey DePorto had 15 kills, eight blocks and three aces leading Coast Guard to a 3-0 win over Smith

September 24, 2011
Bears Split at Amherst Classic
AMHERST, MASS.--(9/24/11)--Led by senior Cristy Meier’s team-high 15 kills Amherst rallied from a 2-0 deficit, defeating Coast Guard 3-2

September 23, 2011
Bears Beat Middlebury in Five
AMHERST, MASS.--(9/23/11)--Sophomore Kelsey DePorto led the way with 13 kills leading Coast Guard to a hard-fought 3-2 win over Middlebury College

September 20, 2011
Hickle Leads Bears Past Mount Holyoke
SOUTH HADLEY, MASS.--(9/20/11)--Freshman outside hitter Kelsey Hickle posted 10 kills and four service aces to lead Coast Guard to a 3-0 victory over host Mount Holyoke

September 17, 2011
#25 Bears Lose at Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MASS.--(9/17/11)--Tessa Smolinski spearheaded a collective team effort as Springfield toppled 25th-ranked Coast Guard in four sets

September 13, 2011
#25 Bears Win NEWMAC Opener
NORTON, MASS.--(9/13/11)-- Sophomore Kelsey DePorto led the defending New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament champion Bears with nine kills

September 10, 2011
Bears Roll Past Merchant Marine
KINGS POINT, N.Y.--(9/10/11)--Junior Keriann Mason led a balanced Coast Guard attack with 10 kills

September 5, 2011
Mason Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(9/5/11)--Coast Guard junior outside hitter Keriann Mason has been named the first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Player of the Week

September 4, 2011
Bears Knock Off #4 Christopher Newport
HAVERFORD, PA.--(9/4/11)--Coast Guard pulled a huge upset fighting off a match point in the fourth set to beat Christopher Newport, ranked fourth nationally, 3-2

September 3, 2011
Bears Split at Haverford Tournament
HAVERFORD, PA.--(9/3/11)--Coast Guard split a pair of matches on the first day of the Haverford Invitational.

September 1, 2011
Bears Win Season Opener
NEW LONDON, CONN.--(9/1/11)--Junior Keriann Mason led a balanced Coast Guard attack with ten kills and nine digs as the Bears beat Colby Sawyer 3-1