Sponseller matches season high w/ 16 points for Coast Guard

January 7, 2015

Eli Sponseller BasketballThanks to a hot hand from outside, senior guard Eli Sponseller of North Pole bagged a season-high 16 points for the Coast Guard Academy.

He sank a season-best five 3-pointers in the 74-63 loss to Connecticut College.

Sponseller had gone three straight games without dialing a 3 from long range.

He also had 16 points in November during a victory over Framington State.

Sponseller has started 10 of 11 games this season for the NCAA D3 team and is averaging 5.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting 36 percent from the floor.