During the summer months, we want to take a look back at some of the outstanding accomplishments and special moments from the 2017-18 athletic seasons and revisit those events that each of our 25 teams celebrated this year.
We hope you enjoy looking back at the great accomplishments by our cadet-athletes and teams. We will go in alphabetical order today we highlight volleyball. Next up on Friday, we close our summer feature with wrestling.
BEAR PAIR EARN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
Sophomore Angelou Dunton and freshman Bridget Boyle were named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball second team.
Boyle led the Bears and all of the freshmen in the conference ranking fifth overall in the NEWMAC with 328 kills in her rookie campaign. She added 261 digs and 33 service aces on the season as she played in 107 games for the Bears.
Dunton, who earned second team honors for the second straight season, was second on the team with 271 kills, 274 digs and 33 service aces.
BEARS UPSET SPRINGFIELD
Freshman Bridget Boyle had a career-high 20 kills to go with 11 digs as Coast Guard knocked off Springfield 3-1 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
Springfield, which advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2016, was a perfect 7-0 at home this season and the Pride were 34-1 at home in the last three seasons. Coast Guard won by set scores of 25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21.
Other big wins during the regular season were wins five set wins over rivals Merchant Marine and neighbor Conn. College.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Coast Guard posted its ninth straight winning season as the Bears finished 16-14 overall and went 5-5 in NEWMAC action. Freshman Bridget Boyle lead the team with 328 kills, sophomore Alex Kempf had a team-high 60 blocks. Senior Michelle McGill led the Bears with 372 digs while sophomore Makenna Martin had a team-high 677 assists.