Sports

  • Brigade Company Athletics crowns spring champions

    The Brigade Company Athletics Spring championships took place May 7-8 in various locations at West Point. The winners of the five spring sports competitions were:
    • CA Flickerball—Company G-2,
    • CA Area Hockey—Company I-1,
    • CA Ultimate Frisbee—Company H-4,
    • CA Swimming—Company C-4,
    • CA Team Handball—Company A-2. Read More

  • Baseball heads to PL championship with decisive game win

    The Army West Point Baseball team is heading to the Patriot League tournament championship series following its 4-3 victory over Bucknell Sunday afternoon at Doubleday Field.
    The Black Knights advance to the championship series for the first time since the 2013 season.
    Army will meet its rival Navy in a best-of-three showdown beginning Friday. The two teams will then play one additional game on Saturday before wrapping things up with a single game on Sunday, if necessary.
    All contests will be a 1 p.m. first pitch and will be played at Terwilliger Brothers Field at Max Bishop Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.
    Army bounced back for two-straight wins against Bucknell, after dropping the opening game of the semifinal series. Sunday’s victory handed the Black Knights their 34th win of the year, which is the fifth-most all-time in program history. Read More

  • Softball sweeps Lafayette to get over .500 in Patriot League

    The Army West Point Softball team grabbed a senior day sweep of Lafayette May 5 at the Army Softball
    Complex, and secured a spot in the Patriot League Tournament for the ninth consecutive year.
    With Boston University sweeping Colgate on Saturday and Lehigh defeating Holy Cross, Army clinched the fourth seed in the Patriot League Tournament.
    The Black Knights (25-26, 9-8 Patriot League) compiled 15 runs on 26 hits in the two games combined against the Leopards (7-41, 3-14 Patriot League).
    Kristen McPeek led the charge at the dish with a pair of multi-hit efforts. The senior went 5-for-8 with three runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base. Four other Cadets recorded a multi-hit performance, including Taylor Livingston, who batted 3-for-6 with two RBIs and a run scored. Read More

  • Army Baseball claims share of regular season title

    The Army West Point Baseball team earned its 10th Patriot League regular season title on Sunday after sweeping a doubleheader from Lafayette at Doubleday Field.
    Army started the day with an 11-1 seven-inning victory in the opener before taking an 8-1 win in the nightcap.
    The two victories handed the Black Knights their first regular season crown since the 2014 season.
    Army wrapped up its conference slate with an 18-7 mark to finish tied for first with Navy. The Black Knights will be the No. 2 seed in the upcoming league tournament, which is set to kick off Saturday.
    Army welcomes third seed Bucknell for the conference semifinals in a best-of-three series. The two teams will play a twin bill on Saturday followed by a single game on Sunday, if it’s necessary. Read More

  • Women’s Rugby takes All-Academy 7s

    The Army West Point Women’s Rugby team finished its weekend slate in the All-Academy 7s tournament undefeated April 28 at the Anderson Rugby Complex. The Black Knights earned a 53-0 win over Mount Saint Mary College, followed by a 43-7 victory over the Harvard Crimson and a 28-5 win over American International College in the pre-final matches. In the final match of the day against Dartmouth, they clinched a 43-7 victory for their fourth 7s tournament title this season. (Above) Junior Gio Ferguson-Lewis barrels her way to the try line during Army’s win over AIC. Read More

  • Baseball clinches home field advantage in postseason

    The Army West Point Baseball team split its doubleheader with Holy Cross Sunday at West Point, and secured itself home -field advantage for the upcoming Patriot League semifinals.
    The Black Knights posted a 4-0 seven-inning, shutout victory in the opener before dropping the series final 5-3. Overall, the Cadets won their regular season series with the Crusaders, 4-1.
    Heading into the final weekend of the league regular season, Army can finish no worse than second place. If the Cadets lose their last four games and Bucknell wins its final two games, the two would be tied at 15-10.
    However, since the Black Knights took the regular season series against the Bison, 3-2, Army would secure the second seed and home-field advantage. Read More

  • Army Golf finishes second at Patriot League Championship

    The Army West Point Golf team rallied on the final day of the Patriot League Championship to secure itself a share of the runner-up crown Sunday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
    The Black Knights tied with Navy during the final round with a league-low 9-over par 297. Army held the lead a few times on the final day but eventually saw the Mids hold on down the stretch to claim the title.
    The Cadets finished the two-day tournament tied with Loyola for second after posting marks of 305-296-297—898 (+34).
    Navy shot an impressive opening round which ultimately helped it earn the victory. The Mids carded scores of 290-308-297—895 to shoot 31-over par.
    Loyola tied with Army for the second spot after firing 296-300-302—898 (+34). Read More

  • Women’s Tennis defeats Navy, takes PL title: Women’s Tennis beats Navy; claims 14th Patriot League title

    The second-seeded Army West Point Women’s Tennis team took down top-seeded Navy, 4-2, in the Patriot League Women’s Tennis Championship match Sunday at the Malek Tennis Center.
    The Black Knights improved to 21-6 on the season, while the Midshipmen capped their season at 27-6.
    After dropping the doubles point, Army clinched its 14th Patriot League title by winning four of the next five matches in singles play.

    Army highlights and match notes
    • This was the 11th time in league history the host school has won and the seventh time Army has captured the title on its home court in the current format.
    • The Black Knights won their first championship since 2013 with all 14 coming under head coach Paul Peck. Read More

  • A young boy sits on his bed in his dorm room at Christ School in North Carolina trying to comprehend the devastating news his mother had just told him.
    His father, who was just 46 years old, had passed away.
    Army West Point left-handed pitcher Cam Opp was that young boy.
    Losing a parent is never easy, especially when you’re young. His father, Stuart, had just lost his battle with stage-4 stomach cancer. He fought for close to two years despite being misdiagnosed and given only six months to live.
    During those precious months, Cam tried to soak up everything he could from his father. The issue was that they were over 3,000 miles apart.
    Let’s backtrack a little.
    Opp and his family moved to England when he was 10 years old for his father’s job. Read More

  • Team Handball men take title, women fall in final

    he Army West Point Team Handball Men’s and Women’s teams hosted the 2018 USA Team Handball National Collegiate Championships April 20-22. The Army West Point Women’s Black squad  advanced to the finals by defeating the Army West Point Women’s Gold squad, 16-12. The Black squad faced Penn State in the championships, the Nittany Lions won a close match with a 10-9 win. West Point Gold player sophomore Ansley Davenport earned Most Valuable Player of the tournament. In the men’s bracket, the Army West Point Black squad advanced to the finals by defeating the West Point Gold squad. The Black squad faced the University of Virginia in the final, and Army West Point won a back-and-forth match, 26-25, to take the national championship. Read More

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