NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Coast Guard women's indoor track and field team won 11 events on their way to an opening season victory at the Coast Guard Academy Winter Invitational Saturday afternoon.
The Bears scored 164 points for first while Rhode Island College was second with 83 points and Eastern Connecticut rounded out the places scoring 79 points for third.
Juniors Gabrielle and Alexia Troise both took home a first and a second as Gabrielle was first in the shot put 39'2.25" and second in the weight throw (45'9") while her sister Alexia flip flopped with her taking first in the weight throw (45'9") and second in the shot put (37'.5").
Both relays the Bears entered took first place with the 4x400 running 4:18.95 and the 4x800 crossing the line in 10:33.24.
Coast Guard is back in action next weekend at the Springfield Invitational hosted by Springfield College.