Stanchi Named NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Week

MegMarie Stanchi
MegMarie Stanchi

NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Junior MegMarie Stanchi has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive athlete of the week.

Stanchi led the Bears defense to a 14-3 victory over Eastern Conn. State on Saturday afternoon in the season opener at Cadet Memorial Field.

The Bears defense held a 3.00 goals against average in the season opener. Stanchi was a force, with a game-high and career-high five caused turnovers, also picking up three ground balls in the victory.

Coast Guard is back in action on Saturday, March 3 at 1:00 PM when they travel to Johnson and Wales.