Posted: Sep 17, 2018
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Senior kicker Cole Austin was named the NEWMAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Bears 27-20 win at Nichols on Friday night.
Austin made both of his field goal attempts from 36 and 38 yards and all three PAT's in Coast Guard's come-from-behind win.
He kicked a 36-yard field goal in the 2nd quarter to give the Bears a 10-7 lead and made a 38-yard field goal with 5:15 left to close the scoring.
This season he is a perfect 5 for 5 in field goals to lead the NEWMAC and he has converted 7 of 8 extra points.
The Bears are 2-1 and host Norwich in the battle for The Mug on Parents' Weekend on Saturday at 1:30.