November 6, 2012

Trio of Bears Named to All-Conference Team

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Coast Guard Academy placed a trio of players on  the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-conference team.
    
Junior Kelsey DePorto earned first team honors while seniors Keriann Mason and Karen Matic were named to the second team for the second straight season.
    
DePorto led the Bears with a .356 hitting percentage and 105 blocks and was second with 274 kills. She earns first team All-conference honors for the third straight season.
    
Mason led the team with 348 kills and she was second with 409 digs. She was a first team selection in 2009 and missed most of the 2010 season with an injury. Mason finished her career with 940 kills and she is tied for fourth all-time with 1,257 digs.
    
Matic, a first team selection last season in 2010, earns All-conference honors for the third straight season as she led the team with 575 assists to go with her 130 kills and 226 digs. Matic ended her brillant career second all-time at the Academy with 3,686 assists and seventh all-time with 1,225 digs.
    
Coast Guard was 18-14 overall and 6-3 in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference.

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