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  • Academy Meet forms competition, camaraderie between sister academies

    Sky Dabbing

    The fourth annual Inter Service Academy Meet for the West Point Parachute team took place on the parade field April 14-16 at the U.S. Military Academy. Parachutists from the West Point Black Knights and the Air Force Academy’s Wings of Blue went head-to-head during the friendly, yet competitive contest.

    The purpose of the dual meet between sister academies is to foster a fun rivalry while gaining skydiving experience.

    “It’s a nice chance for all of us to get together and share our experiences,” Head Coach of the Black Knights, Tom Falzone, said. “And it’s just one way to motivate our members a little bit more throughout the year because we only have a few competitions so it kind of gets that blood boiling a little bit sooner.”

    The weekend-long competition was comprised of the six-way speed formation, the four-way competition and sport accuracy. Read More



Sports

  • Women’s Tennis claims regular season PL title

    (Left to right) Seniors Nancy Porter, Caroline Lorenzini and Allyson Hayley stand with Army West Point Women’s Tennis head coach Paul Peck (far left) and assistants Martha Rowley and Jeret Johnson for Senior Day prior to the Black Knights 4-2 victory over Boston University April 15 at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center. The seniors (Porter and Hayley) bounced back after losing their doubles matches to win at singles. Photo courtesy of Army Athletic Communications

    The Army West Point Women’s Tennis team clinched the regular season Patriot League championship on Senior Day with a 4-2 victory over Boston University April 15 at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.

    The Black Knights improved to 18-6 on the season and 6-0 in the Patriot League play, while the Terriers fell to 8-10 overall and 3-1 in league.

    Army honored seniors Allyson Hayley, Caroline Lorenzini and Nancy Porter prior to today’s contest.

    The Terriers were able to go ahead 1-0 by capturing the doubles point, but Army stormed back to win four of five singles matches to remain perfect in league play.

    Army highlights and game notes

    • The Black Knights defeated BU for the first time in program history, dating back to 2001. Read More



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