DePorto, Marmolejo Named All-Conference
NEW LONDON, Conn.—Senior co-captains Kelsey DePorto and Samantha Marmolejo were both named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball All-conference first team as voted on by the eight head coaches in the NEWMAC.
DePorto, a middle blocker, led the NEWMAC with 419 kills this season and led the Bears with 87 blocks. She and finished her career as the Bears all-time leader with 461 games played, second in blocks (447), and fourth in kills (1,323) as she earned first team All-NEWMAC honors for the fourth straight season.
Marmolejo, the Bears libero, led the NEWMAC with 518 digs and earned All-conference honors for the first time in her career. She finishes as the Bears all-time leader with 1,775 digs and she ranks second with 454 games played.
Over their four years at the Academy, the duo, the only two seniors on the team this season, led the Bears to a record of 96-35. They were part of a Bears team that won a share of the NEWMAC regular season championship and an ECAC Championship in 2011 after winning the NEWMAC Tournament and a trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2010.
Coast Guard finished 22-9 this season advancing to the semifinals of the NEWMAC tournament for the 13th straight season.