Jones Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Jones Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Junior Ryan Jones has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command, as he had 411 yards of total offense and threw for a career-high 336 yards and two scores while rushing for 75 yards and a touchdown leading Coast Guard to a 33-7 win over the University of New England in the season opener on Thursday night.

Jones was 23 of 39 for 336 yards with two touchdowns and one interception and he carried 16 times for 75 yards and a score to earn his first collegiate win.

He threw a 21-yard touchdown to Liam Middleton in the first quarter. He had a 5-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and threw a 19-yard touchdown to Chris Gardner in the third quarter of the opening night win.

Coast Guard finished with 512 yards of total offense.

The Bears are back in action when they host Union on Saturday at 1:30.