Bears Ready for 2016-17 Season

Nick Paisker
Nick Paisker

The Bears will open the season on Saturday at Navy.

Team captain senior Nick Paisker leads the Bears against Division I Navy, the second oldest seagoing service, Memphis and conference rival University of Sciences Philadelphia at Navy. 

Coast Guard, entering the season ranked 21st nationally, will face the 10th ranked Tigers of Memphis and the 14th ranked Midshipman in nonconference competition. 

All conference smallbore and air rifleman Paisker will be supported by returning sophomores Alex Harrington, Melissa Brizzi, Jacob Dupree and Randall Ford. The team will be rounded out by Freshman Dylan Lorence who looks toward being an immediate impact player.  

The Bears are looking to break into the top 20 nationally and sweep the conference in both smallbore and air rifle