NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Junior Andre Gallant was the top Coast Guard finisher while senior Colton Atkinson was one place behind him as both earned All-conference honors placing 10th and 11th leading the Bears to a third place finish for the second straight season at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship in the rainy conditions at Smith College.
Gallant ran a 27:07 while Atkinson finished in 27:09.
Also for Coast Guard, Matt Doyle was 19th in 27:43, Alex Kearney was 20th in 27:45, Jacob McGlumphy placed 24th in 28:11, Greg Costello was 29th (28:23) and Ryan Brumm placed 32nd in 28:41 to round out the top seven.
MIT won with 17 points, WPI was second with 52 while the Bears had 84 points.
The Bears are back in action on Nov. 10th at the New England Division III Championship.