During the summer months, we want to take a look back at some of the outstanding accomplishments and special moments from the 2017-18 athletic seasons and revisit those events that each of our 25 teams celebrated this year.
We hope you enjoy looking back at the great accomplishments by our cadet-athletes and teams. We will go in alphabetical order today we highlight women's lacrosse. Next up on Monday, will be pistol.
BEARS SET WINS RECORD & QUALIFY FOR NEWMAC TOURNAMENT
Coast Guard set a program record with 12 wins and qualified for the NEWMAC tournament and won a tournament game for the first time in program history. In fact, the team had never won a conference game before this season, this year, the Bears went 4-4 and finished fifth. The fifth-seeded Bears beat fourth-seeded Wheaton 8-7 in the NEWMAC quarterfinals before falling to Babson in the semifinals.
CGA COLLECTS SEVERAL NEWMAC HONORS
Coast Guard had five All-NEWMAC selections for the first time in program history while freshman Brenna Farrington was named Rookie of the Year and head coach Mary Heneberry earned Conference Coach of the Year honors. Senior Daria McKenna, junior Leah Llewellyn and freshmen Farrington, Haley Howard and Haley McCue all earned second team honors.
MCKENNA BECOME FIRST TO BREAK THE 100 POINT PLATEAU
McKenna, the only active senior on the roster this season, became the first four year player to graduate from the Coast Guard women's lacrosse program. She finished the year as the first player in program history to reach 100 career points. She was fourth in the league in points with a single season team record of 73 points and 14th in goals (36).