NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/7/11)--Coast Guard Academy placed a trio of players on the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-conference team.
Sophomore Kelsey DePorto earned first team honors while juniors Keriann Mason and Karen Matic were named to the second team.
DePorto, the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year last season, led the Bears with 292 kills and 101 blocks to go with 29 aces while hitting 33.3 percent this season. She earns first team All-conference honors for the second straight season.
Mason, who missed a majority of last season with an injury after earning first team All-conference honors in 2009, was second on the team with 277 kills and 334 digs.
Matic, a first team selection last season, led the team with 850 assists to go with her 227 digs.
Coast Guard shared the regular season NEWMAC championship with Springfield and the Bears will be the top seed in the ECAC New England Division III tournament which begins on Wednesday
The Bears, who were 8-1 in conference play, are 23-6 overall.
Coast Guard will be the top-seed in the ECAC Division III New England tournament and host #8 Framingham State on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in a first round game.
November 12, 2011 Bears Win ECAC Championship
November 12, 2011 Bears Roar into ECAC Championship Game
November 9, 2011 Top-Seeded Bears Advance to ECAC Semifinals
November 7, 2011 Bears Place Trio on All-Conference team
November 7, 2011 Bears Named Top-Seed in ECAC Tournament
November 5, 2011 Wellesley Eliminates Bears
October 31, 2011 DePorto Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
October 29, 2011 Bears Win Share of Regular Season Championship
October 25, 2011 Bears Sweep Wellesley in NEWMAC Showdown
October 24, 2011 Matic Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
October 21, 2011 Bears Win Twice; Run Win Streak to Seven
October 19, 2011 Bears Run Win Streak to Five
October 18, 2011 Bears Win Fourth Straight on Little Bear Night
October 17, 2011 Bears to Host Big Brothers/Big Sisters on Tuesday Night
October 15, 2011 Bears Beat Eastern Conn. 3-1
October 11, 2011 Bears Beat Babson, Move Into First Place Tie
October 8, 2011 Bears Win Two of Three
October 5, 2011 Bears Win 3-0 On Dig Pink Night
October 4, 2011 Bears Beat WPI 3-0
October 1, 2011 Bears Split at Roger Williams
September 27, 2011 DePorto Leads Bears to 3-0 Win Over Smith
September 24, 2011 Bears Split at Amherst Classic
September 23, 2011 Bears Beat Middlebury in Five
September 20, 2011 Hickle Leads Bears Past Mount Holyoke
September 17, 2011 #25 Bears Lose at Springfield
September 13, 2011 #25 Bears Win NEWMAC Opener
September 10, 2011 Bears Roll Past Merchant Marine
September 5, 2011 Mason Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
September 4, 2011 Bears Knock Off #4 Christopher Newport
September 3, 2011 Bears Split at Haverford Tournament
September 1, 2011 Bears Win Season Opener