Bears Honored for Work in Classroom

NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Coast Guard Academy women's track team has been named a 2012 Division III All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The Bears under the direction of head coach Ethan Brown had a 3.14 cumulative team GPA last season. A team with a 3.10 or better earns a spot on the All-Academic team.

A total of 137 institutions earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or better.

Among conferences, the NESCAC leads all with nine who earned All-Academic honors. The MIAC, Northwest Conference, and Centennial Conference followed with eight.