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  • 2014 MENS 2014 MENSCROSS COUNTRYCROSS COUNTRY

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    INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    www.CGASports.comwww.CGASports.comCREDITSThe 2014 Mens Cross Country Media Guide is a publication of the Coast Guard Academys Athletic Media Relations Offi ce.

    Introduction 12014 Roster 2Season Preview 3The Coast Guard Academy 4-5Coast Guard Superintendent 6Director of Athletics 7Athletics Facilities 8-9Strength & Conditioning 10Staff Directory 11

    Coast Guard SoccerCoaching Staff 12-14Player Bios 15-18History I9

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    2014 ALPHABETICAL ROSTERName Cl. HometownJohn Andres Fr. West Barnstable, Mass.Andrew Brown Fr. Gold River, Ca.Ben Chapman Jr. Ellsworth, MaineRyan Condon Fr. Rosemount, Minn.Casey Dieter-Leeds So. Willimantic, Conn.Christian Fields Fr. Lake Harmony, Pa.Brett Foster Fr. Cranberry Township, Pa.Nick Foster Sr. Circleville, OhioJacob Hardiman So. Winter Springs, Fla.Gilliam Hill So. Elon, N.C.Stephen Horvath Sr. San Diego, Ca.Ryan Hub Sr. Woodsboro, Md.Andrew Ireland Fr. Louisville, Ky. Zach Kearney Sr. Staunton, Va.William Klein So. Andover, Mass.Jon Lash Sr. Gainesville, Va.Patrick Ledzian So. Ocala, Fla.James Martin Sr. Hobe Sound, Fla.Joey OConnell Sr. Edina, Minn.Timothy OLoughlin Fr. Tampa, Fla.Kevin Petow Jr. Jacksonville, Fla.James Rimmele So. Red Bank, N.J.Park Suski Jr. Seminole, Fla.Caleb Teachout So. Concord, Ga.Zachary Velasquez So. Chula Vista, Ca.Jacob Yallowitz Jr. Little Falls, N.Y.

    Staff Head Coach Ethan Brown (6th Season)Assistant Coaches Greg Ahnrud, Mariette Ogg, Andrew PriceFaculty Representative Christopher Armstrong

    2014 COAST GUARD CROSS COUNTRY CAPTAINS(L-R) Joey OConnell, Jon Lash

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    @CoastGuardBears

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    SEASON PREVIEWSEASON PREVIEW

    2014 SEASON PREVIEW

    The Coast Guard mens cross country team, under

    the guidance of Ethan Brown, who enters his sixth

    seaoson, looks forward to another successful year

    in both the conference and region. The team is

    returning fi ve of its top ten runners from one year

    ago that fi nished in 2nd place at the NEWMAC

    Championships and10th place at the NCAA

    Regionals. The Bears have been voted to fi nish

    second in the NEWMAC conference preseason poll.

    The Bears top returning runner, Zachary Velasquez,

    looks to build on a successful freshman campaign.

    Last year, Velasquez fi nished 7th overall at the

    NEWMAC Conference Championship and was the

    27th overall fi nished in the New England Regional,

    narrowly missing a provisional qualifi cation for the

    NCAA Championships.

    Three others look to make a signifi cant impact for

    the Bears this season as senior captains, Jonathan

    Lash and Joe OConnell and senior Stephen

    Horvath look to build on their top 15 performance

    at the NEWMAC Conference championship last

    year. These three harriers look to continue the

    teams success within the conference and carry the

    team into the top ten in the region.

    Other Bears expected to make an impact this

    season are senior Nick Foster (32:12 Outdoor 10k

    conference champion), sophomore Caleb Teachout

    (15:52.63 Outdoor 5k), sophomore Kevin Petow

    (4:13.25 Outdoor 1500 meters), sophomore Gilliam

    Hill (outdoor track -- 16:15 5K, 27:28 8K) and Jacob

    Yallowiz (outdoor track -- 16:24 5K).

    The team had great success last season and look

    to continue trending upward in the conference

    and region. Coach Brown is optimistic about the

    upcoming season as the team arrived in great

    shape, according to Brown, who went on to say,

    The team showed they have put in some great

    work over the summer. They are looking healthy

    and are responding well to some early season

    conditioning.

    The incoming class of freshman also looks to

    have runners ready to contribute immediately.

    The freshman put in hard work over the summer

    as well and is a group that is full of potential.

    Brown commented on the freshmen saying, We

    are looking forward to seeing their potential this

    season. It could be possible to see some of them

    work their way into the top 10 runners on our team

    this season.

    Freshmen joining the team this year include: John

    Andres, Andrew Brown, Ryan Condon, Christian

    Fields, Brett Foster, Andrew Ireland, and Timothy

    OLoughlin.

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    One of the smallest of the fi ve U.S. One of the smallest of the fi ve U.S. Military AcademiesMilitary Academies

    Four-Year Bachelors of Science degree Four-Year Bachelors of Science degree programprogram

    Founded in 1876 aboard the schooner Founded in 1876 aboard the schooner DobbinDobbin

    Highly selective admissions standardsHighly selective admissions standards

    No tuition, traditional application No tuition, traditional application processprocess

    No congressional nomination necessaryNo congressional nomination necessary

    Education includes academics, physical Education includes academics, physical fi tness, character and leadership fi tness, character and leadership developmentdevelopment

    85 percent of graduates choose to serve 85 percent of graduates choose to serve beyond their fi ve-year commitmentbeyond their fi ve-year commitment

    Two graduates have been NASA Two graduates have been NASA AstronautsAstronauts

    80 percent of graduates go to graduate 80 percent of graduates go to graduate school (most paid for by Coast Guardschool (most paid for by Coast Guard

    COAST GUARD ACADEMYCOAST GUARD ACADEMY

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    COAST GUARD QUICK FACTSThe Coast Guard Academy has 23 Intercollegiate sports (12 mens, 10 womens, 3 co-ed)

    The Bears have been members of the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in 15 sports since 1999

    Coast Guard has won NEWMAC championships in Volleyball, Mens Swimming, Mens Basketball, Womens Crew and Softball

    Teams have competed in the ECAC Championship tournament in mens soccer, mens basketball, womens basketball, baseball and softball in the past fi ve years

    The Bears have advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in both Volleyball (2006) and Mens 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- 31% 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 SANDRA L. STOSZACADEMY SUPERINTENDENTFOURTH YEAR

    Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz assumed the duties of the 40th Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, June 3, 2011. She reported to the Academy after serving as the Director of Reserve and Leadership at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. There she was responsible for developing policies to recruit, train and support approximately 8,100 Coast Guard Reservists.

    Rear Admiral Stosz is a surface operations offi cer with 12 years at sea, including command of two cutters an icebreaking tug on the Great Lakes and a medium endurance cutter that patrolled North Atlantic and Caribbean waters. She and her crews executed many of the Coast Guards 11 missions such as drug and alien migrant interdiction, fi sheries enforcement, search and rescue, polar and domestic icebreaking and ports and waterways security.

    Between sea duty tours Rear Admiral Stosz specialized in personnel and resource management and program review. She served tours of duty as Chief of Offi cer Assignments and as Program Reviewer and Acquisition Funds Coordinator for Coast Guard major systems acquisitions, including the 225-foot buoy tenders and 87-foot coastal patrol boats. She broadened her experience as the Secretary of Transportations military assistant and years later as the Commandants executive assistant. She has served as Commanding Offi cer of the Coast Guards recruit training center in Cape May, New Jersey and as Director of Coast Guard Enterprise Strategic Management and Doctrine where she was responsible for aligning enterprise level strategic and management functions with the Commandants strategic intent.

    Rear Admiral Stosz graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1982 with a bachelor of science degree in Government. She was awarded a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern Universitys J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1994. In 2000 she completed an executive fellowship in national security through the MIT Seminar XXI program, and she earned a Master of National Security Strategy from the National War College in 2004. In 2009 she attended the Navys Executive Business Course at University of North Carolinas Kenan-Flagler business school.

    Rear Admiral Stoszs personal awards include three Legion of Merit Medals, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals and two Coast Guard Achievement Medals.

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    DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICSDIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

    TIM FITZPATRICKDIRECTOR OF ATHLETICSFOURTH YEAR

    Tim Fitzpatrick just completed his third academic year as Director of Athletics at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and on his watch the USCGAs athletic program h