Bears to Host Big Brothers/Big Sisters on Tuesday Night

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(10/17/11)--The Coast Guard Academy volleyball team will partner with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern Connecticut on Tuesday night as each member of the Coast Guard team will welcome a Little Bear and make them part of the program for a night when the Bears take on Clark at 7 p.m. in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match.

Each Little Bear will wear a replica Coast Guard volleyball jersey and will be introduced with their student athlete during the pregame introductions.

A total of 12 Little Bears will be part of the Tuesday night program as Coast Guard, which has won six of its last seven matches, looks to remain tied for first in the NEWMAC. Coast Guard is 17-5 overall and 5-1 in conference play.

Following the match, the Coast Guard volleyball team will host a short meet and greet with the Little Bears.

Junior Keriann Mason leads the team with 202 kills and she is second with 206 digs. Sophomore Kelsey DePorto leads the team with 68 blocks and is second on the team with 197 kills.