NEW LONDON, Conn. – A pair of Coast Guard Academy seniors swept the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Weekly Cross Country Awards as Gretchen Krause was named the Women's Runner of the Week and Zachary Velasquez earned Men's Runner of Week honors.
Velasquez led Coast Guard to a seventh place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. He ran 25:45.14 to finish in 18th place. He was the top NEWMAC runner across the line while the Bears were the top NEWMAC team at the event.
Krause led Coast Guard to a sixth place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational as she finished in 19th place running 18:55.64. Krause was also the top NEWMAC runner in the race and the Bears were the top NEWMAC team.
Coast Guard is back in action on Oct. 1st at the SUNY Geneseo Invitational.