NEW LONDON, Conn. – Junior Veronica Hine has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive Player of the Week.
Hine led the Bears to a perfect 3-0 record, averaging 4.79 digs per set. The junior posted 24 digs, as the Bears defeated archrival Merchant Marine 3-1.
The Bears then went 2-0 at the Union Invitational, beating host the Dutchwomen 3-2 and Williams 3-2. Hine had a season-high 25 digs in the win over Union and added 18 in the win over Williams to earn a spot on the All-tournament team.
Coast Guard, which is 8-3 overall, opens NEWMAC play on Tuesday night at Clark at 7:00.