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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 2017 Roster 2 Season Preview 3 The Coast Guard Academy 4-5 Coast Guard Superintendent 6 Director of Athletics 7 Athletics Facilities 8-9 Strength & Conditioning 10 Staff Directory 11 Coast Guard Softball Coaching Staff Player Bios 2016 Results 2017 Schedule

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The 2017 Women’s Lacrosse Media Guide is a publication of the Coast Guard Academy’s Athletic Media Relations Office.

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2017 NUMERICAL ROSTER

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Name Yr. Pos. Hometown Sierra Webb Sr M Great Falls, Va. Lydia VanWinkle Fr M West Linn, Ore. Abigail Bradford Fr M Bowie, Md. Faith Eckford-Prosso Fr D Bainbridge Island, Wash. Angela Ortiz So D Honolulu, Hawaii Janissa Arzie Jr D Chugiak, Alaska Cecelia Hosley Jr M Chester, Conn. Rachel Hammond So M Austin, Texas Carter Sanderson So A Stillwater, Minn. Cassidy Andrews Fr A Allyn, Wash. Daria McKenna Jr A Mystic, Conn. Erin Mullen Fr A/M Williamsburg, Va. Anna McGoldrick So A Glenside, Penn. Niki Kirchner-Hope Jr A/M Plantation, Fla. Nicole Budri Fr D Falmouth, Maine Stephanie Bullard So A Dartmouth, Mass. Avery Gillem Fr M Williamsburg, Va. Mimi Coburn Jr A Londonderry, N.H. MegMarie Stanchi Fr M Fairfax, Va. Leah Llewellyn So D Port Deposit, Md. Hannah Delguercio Sr G Edgerton, Wis.

Head Coach: Mary Heneberry (1st season) Assistant Coach: Katie McHugh Captains: Sierra Webb & Cecelia Hosley

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2017 SEASON PREVIEW The Coast Guard women’s lacrosse team is back to the basics for the 2017 season as they concentrate on growth, building a team legacy and preparing for the difficult New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) schedule. First year head coach Mary Heneberry comes to the team with a wealth of knowledge from playing Division I lacrosse at Loyola to spending the last four years as the first assistant at Washington & Lee helping the team to two Regional Finals in 2014 and 2015. “Our first priority quickly became establishing what it means to be an ambassador of this program and that it is a privilege to be a Bear - who are we?” said Heneberry. “What are our values? Our tradition’s? What is expected of each player and coach? What is our team culture and how do we maintain it? What is our legacy? We’ve spent the majority of our non-traditional and pre-season building the foundation on which these players want the program to stand. The team has taken ownership of this process and we are grateful as coaches to be a part of the growth.” Tasked with helping lead the team this season are captain’s senior Sierra Webb and junior Cecelia Hosley who have been members of the team since the inaugural 2015 season.

The Bears return 12 players to the rosters from last year’s team that understands the rigors of the fast and competitive spring schedule. “Our returners are excited to see where the team can go this year,” said Heneberry. “We’ve spent a lot of time talking about what they define as

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Joining the 12 returners are 10 newcomers who have jumped into the spring excited for the upcoming season. “The freshmen are an athletic and spunky group,” added Heneberry. “Most of them are dual-sport athletes, so they’re coming to lacrosse with a fall season of competition under their belts. This has really helped their integration into our team and their confidence level.” With 16 games in just over two months, Heneberry and her coaching staff are prepared to return to the fundamentals and build these into larger game concepts. “My assistant (Katie McHugh) and I felt it was important to bring everything back to the basics whether we were focusing on team culture and player relationships, or lacrosse fundamentals and larger game concepts,” said Heneberry. “Our players are systematic, linear thinkers, so we embraced that approach to break down the basic body mechanics of just catching and throwing. If you can’t catch and throw, you can’t play lacrosse. We used this approach moving forward with other skills, language we’ll use on the field and body positioning. Through this approach we’re making a lot of progress.” Coast Guard starts the season with two out of conference home games against Eastern Connecticut and Salve Regina before taking a trip south for games against Stockton and Virginia Wesleyan during the teams spring break.

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“Sierra Webb and Cecelia Hosley have come into their own as captains,” added Heneberry “Their different strengths and styles of leadership help bridge the gaps between each of their teammates – they’re doing a good job catering the ways they motivate to each individual.”

success and what our goals for the season are, and right now we’re just focused on growth skill-wise, mentally and strengthening team chemistry.”

The Bears will once again play Merchant Marine on the road this year on March 18th before moving into conference play with notable games against MIT, Springfield, Wheaton and Babson. The team opens the season this Saturday, February 25th at home against the Eastern Connecticut State University Warriors. Opening draw is 11:30.

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COAST GUARD ACADEMY One of the smallest of the five U.S. Military Academies Four-Year Bachelor’s of Science degree program Founded in 1876 aboard the schooner Dobbin Highly selective admissions standards No tuition, traditional application process No congressional nomination necessary Education includes academics, physical fitness, character and leadership development 85 percent of graduates choose to serve beyond their five-year commitment Two graduates have been NASA Astronauts 80 percent of graduates go to graduate school (most paid for by Coast Guard

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COAST GUARD QUICK FACTS The Coast Guard Academy has 25 Intercollegiate sports (13 men’s, 11 women’s, 3 co-ed) The Bears have been members of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in 15 sports since 1999 Coast Guard has won NEWMAC championships in Volleyball, Men’s Swimming, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Crew and Softball Teams have competed in the ECAC Championship tournament in men’s soccer, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball and softball in the past five years The Bears have advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in both Volleyball (2006) and Men’s Basketball (2007-08) COAST GUARD ACADEMY CORPS OF CADETS DEMOGRAPHICS - about 1,000 cadets enrolled - 48 states and 11 foreign nations represented - 100% of students housed on campus - 20 NCAA Division III athletic teams - 35% of cadets are women - 22% of cadets are minorities - 1 faculty member for every 8 students - 19 Cadets in an average class

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REAR ADMIRAL JAMES E. RENDON ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT SECOND YEAR Rear Admiral Rendon assumed the duties of the 41st Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, June 1, 2015. He reported to the Academy after serving as Director, Joint Interagency Task Force West (JIATF West), the U.S. Pacific Command’s executive agent for planning and conducting counter-drug strategy in an area of operations covering more than 105 million square miles. Prior to this assignment, Rear Admiral Rendon served as Assistant Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy, the Superintendent’s direct representative to oversee day-to-day operations. Prior to his first Academy assignment, he served as Director of Staff to the Vice Commandant. Rear Admiral Rendon is a surface operations specialist with a diverse list of assignments over his 28 year Coast Guard officer

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career. He served as Commander, Sector Northern New England in Portland Maine, as well as, Chief Response, Fifth Coast Guard District in Portsmouth, Virginia. Rear Admiral Rendon is a cutterman with afloat tours as Deck Watch Officer aboard Durable, a 210-foot cutter home-ported in Brownsville, Texas; Executive Officer aboard the Patrol Boat Ocracoke in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, and Commanding Officer of the Surface Effect Ship Petrel in Key West, Florida. Other operational ashore assignments consist of staff advisor, Seventh Coast Guard District Intelligence and Law Enforcement Branch in Miami, Florida, Operations Officer for Group Key West, Florida, as well as Commander, Coast Guard Group Mayport in Northeast Florida. Rear Admiral Rendon served as Aide de Camp to the 20th Commandant of the Coast Guard. He also completed a Congressional Fellowship in our nation’s Capital, where he worked for the House of Representatives, Government Reform Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, followed by a two-year assignment as Drug Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the House. Rear Admiral Rendon’s personal awards include a Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (6), Coast Guard Commendation Medal (3), Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and a variety of other unit awards and service ribbons. He is authorized to wear the Cutterman’s Insignia and the Boat Forces Operations Insignia. A 1983 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy, Rear Admiral Rendon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois. He also completed study at the National War College, Class of 2005, where he earned a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy.

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TIM FITZPATRICK DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS SIXTH YEAR Tim Fitzpatrick is in his sixth year as Director of Athletics at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and on his watch the USCGA’s athletic program has seen growth in several key areas. In addition to securing a comprehensive, five-year shoe and apparel agreement with adidas America for the academy’s 23 NCAA sports, has overseen a rebranding initiative that has resulted in new logos and marks and created an athletic booster organization (the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Bear Club). Under Fitzpatrick’s guidance, the department produced its first-ever women’s professional development seminar (the Women’s LeadHERship Symposium) for female USCGA athletic staff members as well as attendees from colleges and universities throughout New England, and has launched an external program for sale of corporate sponsorships and partnerships. Fitzpatrick was the Director of Athletics at Texas A&MCorpus Christi for two years prior to his arrival at USCGA, after spending the previous four years as the Deputy Athletic Director at Indiana University. At Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, Fitzpatrick secured major gifts for construction of a new outdoor tennis center, as well as renovation of the university’s baseball and softball stadiums. He additionally served on the NCAA’s Division I Women’s Basketball Issues Committee while in south Texas, and executed a strategic plan which increased the department’s corporate sponsorship revenue by nearly 40%.

Additionally, he negotiated a 6-year, $21,000,000 shoe and apparel agreement with adidas America and administered the Hoosiers’ multi-media partnerships with Learfield Sports and the Big Ten Network. During his tenure, Indiana realized a ticket sales revenue increase of 15-percent over annual budgeted projections. Fitzpatrick came to IU after spending the previous five years as COO and associate athletics director for external operations at the U.S. Military Academy. Fitzpatrick directed

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He arrived at West Point from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where he served as the associate athletics director for external affairs and executive director of the athletic foundation. Fitzpatrick’s work at Charlotte resulted in a 26-percent increase in annual gifts and a 39-percent increase in planned gifts. Prior to Army and Charlotte, Fitzpatrick served in a similar role at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to serving as the men’s basketball sport administrator, he directed a staff that generated a school record $1.4 million in sponsorship revenue and a $125,000 increase in annual giving. Fitzpatrick was a senior associate athletics director at the University of North Texas from May 1994 to June 1996. He was instrumental in UNT’s transition from NCAA Division I-AA football to the Big West Conference, and during the 1994 football season, North Texas was one of three programs nationally to have every football game televised in its home market. This local television package generated more than $700,000 in corporate sponsorship revenue. He gained considerable experience as Assistant Commissioner of the Southwest Conference from 199294. Fitzpatrick negotiated a $2.25 million, three-year men’s basketball tournament title sponsorship with the Dr. Pepper Company, and he also oversaw the league’s national and local television syndication efforts. Fitzpatrick began his athletic administration career as the assistant marketing director at Army before moving on to Virginia Commonwealth as the director of marketing and Ticket Sales (1984-87) and Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Public Relations from 1987-92. A 1981 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College with a bachelor’s degree in English, Fitzpatrick earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Ohio University in 1982.

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While at Indiana, he was responsible for internal administration of the department, oversaw capital construction and facilities management, and had oversight of the football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs. Additionally, Fitzpatrick managed IU’s external units, including marketing, ticket operations, licensing, merchandising, website, and publications.

a fundraising effort that saw Army’s “A Club” donor base grow from 750 to 6,700 and annual giving grow from $500,000 to $1.8 million. He also cultivated the Army Sports Network from two radio stations to 18, including 50,000-watt ESPN 1050 in New York City. During his tenure at West Point, corporate sponsorship revenue jumped from $250,000 to $920,000 annually.


COAST GUARD ACADEMY NITCHMAN TRACK & FIELD COMPLEX The Track & Field Complex was constructed in the summer of 2007 first used for the men’s and women’s soccer games that Fall. The FieldTurf surface lies on the banks of the beautiful Thames River and is also home to the men’s and women’s track & field program.

COMMANDER JOHN MERRIMAN GYM Merriman Gymnasium is home to the women’s volleyball program and the men’s and women’s basketball programs. The gym holds three basketball courts used for varsity practices and games, as well as intramural competition. The 1200-seat facility has been home to numerous league and regional championships. ROLAND POOL Roland Pool is home to our men’s and women’s swimming and diving program. The eight-lane, 50-yard pool is also used daily for athletic training programs for our cadet-athletes, physical education courses, as well as military training programs necessary to carry out the missions of the Coast Guard for all cadets.

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NITCHMAN BASEBALL FIELD Nelson Nitchman Field is home of the Coast Guard Academy baseball team. The picturesque view from the field overlooks the Thames River.

NITCHMAN SOFTBALL FIELD Nelson Nitchman Field is home of the softball team. The Bears have enjoyed tremendous success winning three of the last four NEWMAC tournament championships and going to the NCAA tournament four straight seasons (20092012).

CADET MEMORIAL FIELD Cadet Memorial Field was made into a FieldTurf surface in 2004 as a gift from the Class of 1952. The facility features a twostory press box that includes two coaches rooms, a room for radio broadcasting and video recording, space for media personnel, and two lounge lounge areas for additional seating. The 1500seat stadium overlooks the Thames River and the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.

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Coast Guard Athletics has two weight rooms, each featuring state-of-theart equipment for our cadets and cadet-athletes to use to improve their overall health and fitness. The facility in Roland Hall is dedicated to freeweight exercising while our Billard Hall facility holds our nautilus, cardio, and other guided machine equipment.

Shaakira Hassell

Strength and Conditioning Coach Shaakira Hassell is in her second season as strength and conditioning coach at the Coast Guard Academy. Hassell was most recently the fitness manager at XSport Fitness in Chicago. She has a degree in SelfDesigned Sports Science from Beloit College in Wisconsin where she was the class president as well as master’s degrees in Health and Physical Education from Valdosta State and Sports and Fitness Management from Troy University.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

She was the tactical strength and conditioning coach at Fort Bragg from 2013-2014 and prior to that the strength and conditioning coach at IMG Academy in Florida from 2011-2013. Hassell began her career as the strength and conditioning graduate assistant at Georgia Southern during the 2004-2005 academic year before moving onto Valdosta State as graduate assistant for two years. She then served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Troy University from 2007-2011 before taking the position at IMG Academy.

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ADMINISTRATION

Name Tim Fitzpatrick Dan Rose Chris Parsons Art Lamoureux Jason Southard Casey McGarvey Andrea Stewart Donna Koczajowski Katherine Bossardet Jen Meuse Vi Oliver Bruce Cobb Dave Fraboni

ATHLETIC TRAINING Name Ken Niedzwiecki Maura Gillon Jake Ibey Justin Bolton Shaakira Hassell

BASEBALL

Name C.C. Grant Mike Turgeon

FOOTBALL

Name Bill George Dana Fleischmann C.C. Grant Ray LaForte Jay Driscoll Chris Strand Dave Ratner Don Miller

MEN’S BASKETBALL Name Kevin Jaskiewicz Bob Bono Grant Johnson Joe Cyr

MEN’S CREW Name Bill Randall

Name Ethan Brown Greg Ahnrud Mariette Ogg

Title Head Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Strength & Conditioning Coach

Phone 860-444-8619 860-701-6415 860-701-6416 860-701-6617 860-701-6623

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-444-8581

Phone 860-701-6132 860-444-8588

Title Director of Rowing/Head Coach

Phone 860-444-8679

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MEN’S TENNIS

Name Matt Nakagawa

Title Head Coach

PISTOL & RIFLE

Phone 808-382-9762

Name Title Richard Hawkins Shooting Sports Coach

Phone 860-701-6886

Name Doug Clark Jack Neades Brian Swingly

Phone 860-444-8577 860-701-6291 860-444-8325

SAILING

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Name Alex Ivansheck Jessica Farley Scott Hawk Catherine Lewis

WOMEN’S CREW

Title Director of Sailing Head Offshore Coach Head Intercollegiate Coach

Title Phone Head Coach 860-701-6594 Assistant Coach 860-701-6960 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

Name Bill Randall Jodi Hope

Title Director of Rowing Head Coach

Phone 860-444-8679 860-803-4435

Name Mary Heneberry

Title Head Coach

Phone 860-701-6744

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Name Susan Grant Beth Nakagawa Andrea Giuliano Katie Shveda Anthony Occhialini

Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8582 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Goalkeeper Coach

WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ken Pancoast

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Name Mike Bynon

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Diving Coach

Phone 860-444-8586 860-701-6374

Title Head Coach

Phone 860-444-8589

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

Name Name Title Phone Ethan Brown Ray LaForte Head Coach 860-701-6805 Greg Ahnrud Dave Fraboni Assistant Coach Mariette Ogg Mike Higbie Assistant Coach Pat Powers Assistant Coach WRESTLING Name MEN’S SOCCER Kevin Bratland Name Title Phone Chris Parsons Head Coach 860-701-6197 Patrick McCarney Assistant Coach Anthony Occhialini Goalkeeper Coach

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Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8586 Assistant Coach 860-701-6374 Diving Coach

Name Title Phone Donna Koczajowski Head Coach 860-444-8604 Dana Fleischmann Assistant Coach Erin Miller Pitching Coach

Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8590 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ken Pancoast

SOFTBALL

Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8584 Co-Defensive Coordinator/ 860-444-8605 Recruiting Coordinator Co-Defensive Coordinator 860-444-8581 Offensive Coordinator 860-701-6805 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Title Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING

Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8590 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Title Head Coach

Phone 860-701-6595

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MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

Title Phone Director of Athletics 860-444-8600 Associate AD/Director of 860-701-6798 Physical Education Associate AD for Compliance 860-701-6197 and Admissions Support Assistant AD for Operations 860-444-8601 Director of Media Relations 860-701-6800 Media Relations Assistant SWA/Travel Coordinator 860-701-6799 SWA/Director of Club Sports 860-444-8604 Associate Office Manager 860-444-8600 Director of Special Projects 860-444-8344 Administrative Assistant 860-444-8580 Equipment Manager 860-444-8606 Equipment Manager 860-444-8663


MARY HENEBERRY HEAD COACH 1ST SEASON Mary is in her first season as head coach of the women’s lacrosse team. Heneberry has served as the first assistant and professor of physical education at Washington & Lee since 2012 helping the Generals win four Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championships and reach two NCAA Regional Finals in 2014 and 2015. She was a member of the ODAC coaching staff of the year in 2013 and served as fall season interim head coach in 2012 and 2015. She played college lacrosse at Division I Loyola University Maryland, earning Big East second team all-conference honors and was an all-tournament team selection in her senior season (2011). The Greyhounds were also Big East Tournament champions and made it to the NCAA quarterfinals in 2011. After she graduated, Heneberry was an intern and contributing writer for Inside Lacrosse Magazine, specifically ILWomen.com, from 2011-12 where she was responsible for weekly features on women’s lacrosse, promotion of women’s lacrosse and live game coverage. From 2010-2012, Heneberry served as Assistant Director of the Diamond’s Lacrosse Club in Baltimore, Maryland. She was responsible for promotion, recruitment and coaching of the club’s six teams. Heneberry then went on to partner with Casey Powell, four-time All-American, Division I Most Outstanding Player and Major League Lacrosse MVP, to run his spring break clinic series at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney in 2012. On top of partnering with Powell, Heneberry served as varsity girl’s lacrosse coach and assistant to the director of lacrosse at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, Florida from January to May of 2012.

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Since 2013, Heneberry has served on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) convention planning committee. She contributes in organizing all facets of the annual IWLCA Convention for the coaches of the 513 NCAA women’s lacrosse teams: plan four-day event itinerary, facilitate meeting and coaches panels and helped initiate and manage the first IWLCA rule change

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KATIE MCHUGH ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON Katie McHugh is entering her first season as the assistant coach for the women’s lacrosse program at the Coast Guard Academy. McHugh comes from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia where she was a four-year starter for the Lancers. McHugh received Big South Honors each season she played. She is currently the record holder for Longwood’s all-time career points with 267, second in all-time career goals with 195 and fifth in all time assists at Longwood with 72. Her senior season she set the single-season program record with 93 points ranking fourth in the nation and leading the Big South. She was named to the VaSID All-State first team her senior year (2016). McHugh was also a Big South Honor Roll recipient. Katie has coached at many competitive camps during her summers including the United States Naval Academy, James Madison University, Longwood University and Marymount University. She also coached a competitive club team, SuperNoVA Select Lacrosse located in Northern Virginia during her summer’s home from college. She was on the student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) where she was a communication link between her team and the committee. She was nominated to be apart of the Lancer Leadership Program where she learned and developed different leadership styles and skills. Katie was a Communications Major and a Business Administration Minor; she graduated Cum Laude from Longwood University in 2016.

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SIERRA WEBB

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SENIOR- MIDFIELD GREAT FALLS, VIRGINIA Sierra played in and started 14 games last season tallying a goal and two assists. She also collected a career high 19 groundballs and caused nine turnovers. Webb is a Government major.

CECELIA HOSLEY JUNIOR - ATTACK CHESTER, CONNECTICUT Hosley scored a carreer high 11 goals last season and tallied one assists for 12 points. She picked up six groundballs, won eight draw controls and caused three turnovers. Cecelia is a Marine and Environmental Science major and has been on the dean’s list every semester since she has been at the Academy.

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BEFORE CGA Cecelia attended Marine Science Magnet High School where she played lacrosse for Beth McCabe. She served as team captain her senior year and was also a member of the equestrian team. Hosley, the daughter of Ric Hosley and Kim Kellog, was high school valedictorian. GETTING TO KNOW CECELIA If Hosley could meet anyone dead or alive it would be Jacques Cousteau and her biggest pet peeve is messy things. Her favorite song is The Joker and the most used app on her phone is snapchat. The best place to get pizza is Pepe’s and her favorite college team other than Coast Guard is the Yale Bulldog’s men’s ice hockey team.

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NIKI KIRCHNER-HOPE JUNIOR - ATTACK/MIDFIELD PLANTATION, FLORIDA Niki played in all 14 games for the Bears last season starting 11. Shepicked up a career high 19 groundballs. She will switch to the offensive side of the ball and will look to play a larger role for Coast Guard’s offensive unit this season. Kirchner-Hope is an Electrical Engineering and Operations Research and Compuet Analysis and is a dean’s list student at the Coast Guard. BEFORE CGA Kirchner-Hope attended Chaminade Madonna Colle Prep and played lacrosse for head coach Bob Rose. She was also a member of the swimming and diving team and served as team captain for both teams. She is the daughter of Darcy Kirchner and William Hope and her cousin, Ardy Effendi, attended the Coast Guard Academy and played rugby. GETTING TO KNOW NIKI Niki’s favorite song is Bridge Burn by Little Comets. She enjoys eating mac & cheese and her favorite snack food is Cheez Its or Reese’s cups. Her favorite athlete is Tom Brady and if she could meet anyone dead or alive it would be her grandmother on her mom’s side. Her favorite place to visit is Boston and her biggest pet peeve is people who make fun of her laugh.

DARIA MCKENNA JUNIOR - ATTACK MYSTIC, CONNECTICUT Mckenna has a career high in goals (18) and points (20) last season. She also earned 26 draw controls and picked up 12 ground balls. Daria is a Operation Research and Computer Analysis major who has made the dean’s list three times at the Academy. BEFORE CGA Daria played lacrosse at Fitch High School in Mystic, Connecticut for head coach Patricia Semancik. She was team captain her senior year and was also a captain of the cross country team. McKenna is the daughter of Tamara and Robert. Currently her sister is attending the Naval Academy and both her parents attended the Coast Guard Academy and served in the Coast Guard.

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PLAYER BIOS

GETTING TO KNOW DARIA McKenna’s favorite book is The Bell Jar by Sylvia Path. Her favorite college team other than the Coast Guard Academy is the Naval Academy. If she could meet anyone living or deceased it would be Louis Zamperini. Her favorite restaurant is Dog Watch Cafe and her favorite TV show is Nashville.


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2016 RESULTS --- 2-13 (0-8 NEWMAC) Date

Opponent

Result

Feb. 27 @ Eastern Conn. St.

L, 13-3

Mar. 5 Stockton

L, 11-3

Mar. 7 @ Colorado College

L, 17-0

Mar. 9 vs. Messiah @ Colorado College

L, 16-0

Mar. 12 Rhode Island College Mar. 16 @ Mass. Maritime Mar. 19 @ Maritime (N.Y.)

W, 14-4 L, 10-7 W, 12-11

Mar. 30 MIT *

L, 20-3

Apr. 2

L, 16-0

@ Wheaton *

Apr. 6 Springfield * Apr. 8 @ Emerson *

L, 12-2

L, 13-4

Apr. 13 @ Mount Holyoke *

L, 17-3

Apr. 16

Wellesley *

L, 17-5

Apr. 20

@ Babson *

L,18-0

Apr. 23

Smith *

L, 11-4

Apr. 21 @ Merchant Marine

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W, 14-5

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2017 SCHEDULE February 25

Eastern Conn. St.

11:30

February 28

Salve Regina

7:00

March 4

@ Stockton

4:00

March 7

@ Virginia Wesleyan

6:00

March 18

@ Merhant Marine

12:00

March 19

Rhode Island College

7:00

March 22

@ MIT *

7:00

March 25

Western CT

1:00

March 29

Mass. Maritime

7:00

April 1

Wheaton (Mass.) *

1:00

April 5

@ Springfield *

5:30

April 8

Emerson *

1:00

April 12

Mount Holyoke *

7:00

April 15

@ Wellesley *

1:00

April 19

Babson *

7:00

April 22

@ Smith *

1:00

April 26

Merchant Marine

6:00

April 29

NEWMAC Tournament

TBD

May 6

NEWMAC Tournament

TBD

May 7

NEWMAC Tournament

TBD

* NEWMAC Game Home Games in Blue

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