Sophomore Veronica Hine was named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive Athlete of the week after helping the Bears to a 4-0 week including a 2-0 start to the NEWMAC schedule.
In Coast Guard's first match of the week, the Bears overcame four straight match points in the fourth set to come from behind and beat the Cougars 3-2. Hine finished the match with 20 digs, five assists and an ace. Over the weekend, Hine had a combined 47 digs including 25 in a 3-1 victory over Emerson moving the Bears to 2-0 in Conference play for the first time since 2014.
She is second in the conference with 179 digs and second in NEWMAC play with 51 digs.
Coast Guard is back in action Tuesday, September 18th, when they host Mount Holyoke in NEWMAC action. Opening serve is 7:00 pm.