NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/18/11)--Senior Shannah Shelton scored the only goal of the game in the 72nd minute as Coast Guard snapped a six-game winless streak and won their first conference game of the season by beating Smith 1-0 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
The Bears snapped an 11-game winless streak in conference play dating back to last season as the Bears were 0-10-1 in their last 11 NEWMAC games.
Coast Guard improves to 5-7-1 overall and 1-5-1 in conference play while Smith drops to 2-10 overall and 1-6 in the NEWMAC.
The goal was Shelton's team-leading fifth of the season. Sophomore Judy Hooymans added her second assist of the season on the goal for Coast Guard.
Senior Mary Mills needed to make just one save to register her fifth shutout of the season and tenth in her career.
Senior Lindsay Gregor had ten saves in net for Smith.
Coast Guard outshot the Pioneers 19-6.
The Bears kept their chance of a berth in the NEWMAC tournament alive with the win. The NEWMAC tournament takes the top six teams. Coast Guard is currently tied for eighth place with two conference games left.
January 5, 2012 Bears Honored by NSCAA
November 10, 2011 Trio Named to NEWMAC All-Academic team
November 8, 2011 Shelton Named to All-Conference team
October 29, 2011 Bears Drop Season Finale
October 22, 2011 MIT Blanks Bears 2-0
October 18, 2011 Shelton Goal Helps Bears End Winless Streak
October 15, 2011 Babson Blanks Bears 1-0
October 8, 2011 Wellesley Beats Bears 1-0
October 5, 2011 Bears Fall 1-0 on Senior Night
October 4, 2011 Bears Fall in Double Overtime
October 1, 2011 Bears Fall 1-0 at Clark
September 27, 2011 Bears Fall at Conn. College
September 26, 2011 Mills Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week
September 24, 2011 Bears Tie WPI 0-0
September 21, 2011 Huge Second Half Lead Bears
September 17, 2011 Bears Fall to #14 Springfield 2-0
September 14, 2011 Bears Run Win Streak to Three; Blank Mitchell
September 9, 2011 Bears Blank NY Maritime 6-0
September 6, 2011 Mundy's First Career Goal Leads Bears to Win
September 1, 2011 Bears Drop Season Opener