Sports

  • Women’s Tennis claims regular season PL title

    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

  • Army splits doubleheader with Holy Cross

    The Army West Point baseball team earned a doubleheader split with Holy Cross Sunday afternoon at Doubleday Field.

    The Black Knights notched a 9-2 seven-inning win in the opener before dropping a 6-1 decision in the nightcap.

    With the win in Game 2, Holy Cross finished with 3-of-4 victories this weekend over the Cadets to shift them into a second-place tie with Bucknell in the Patriot League standings. Army sits with a conference mark of 7-5, which is good enough for fourth place.

    Alex Dickerson launched his second career grand slam over the left field fence in the opening inning of Game 1 to hand Army the early 4-0 edge.

    Trey Martin then went yard in the second inning to create a 5-0 gap between the teams. Read More

  • Nine Army Gymnasts qualify for NCAAs at West Point

    For the second year in a row, nine members of the Army West Point gymnastics team have solidified their spots as individual qualifiers for the 2017 NCAA Championships hosted by West Point Friday and Saturday.

    The NCAA Championships will kick off with the annual awards banquet tonight at Eisenhower Hall. Individual qualifying rounds begin on Friday, with the first beginning at 1 p.m. and the second at 7 p.m. from Christl Arena at the Holleder Center.

    The top-three individual finishers in all-around and on each event during each session, who are not already qualified on the team (top three teams qualify) or as an all-around competitor, will advance to Saturday’s finals round to begin at 6 p.m.

    This is the fourth time in the last six years that the No. Read More

  • Sports calendar Corps Squad

    Today

    3:30 p.m.—Softball vs. Quinnipiac (DH), Army Softball Complex.

    Friday

    7 p.m.—Men’s Lacrosse vs. Loyola Maryland, Michie Stadium.

    Saturday

    Noon—Softball vs. Bucknell (DH), Army Softball Complex.

    Saturday

    1 p.m.—Baseball vs. Navy (DH), Doubleday Field.

    Saturday

    1 p.m.—Women’s Lacrosse vs. Boston University, Michie Stadium.

    Sunday

    Noon—Baseball vs. Navy (DH), Doubleday Field.

    Sunday

    Noon—Softball vs. Bucknell, Army Softball Complex.

    April 29

    1 p.m.—Women’s Lacrosse vs. Loyola Maryland, Michie Stadium.

    May 2

    3:30 p.m.—Baseball vs. Villanova, Doubleday Field.

    May 3

    3:30 p.m.—Baseball vs. LIU Brooklyn, Doubleday Field.

    **View the upcoming Army West Point Black Knights Schedule at www.goarmywestpoint.com/calendar.aspx?vtype=list. Read More

  • Women’s Tennis claims “Star” over Navy

    The Army West Point Women’s Tennis team defeated service-academy rival Navy 5-2 to claim the Gold Star April 8 at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.

    The Black Knights improved to 16-5 on the season and 4-0 in the Patriot League, while the Midshipmen dropped to 15-10 overall and 3-2 in league play.

    With the win, Army earned its ninth win in the Army-Navy Star Series presented by USAA.

    Army highlights and game notes

    • Army improves to 8-2 all-time against Navy.

    • The Black Knights extended their winning streak to nine matches.

    • The doubles team of Kirby Einck and Gloria Son clinched the first point of the match for Army in the second flight, while Melanie Allen sealed the victory with a win at the No. Read More

  • Poirier’s no-hitter lifts Army to sweep

    The Army West Point Softball team completed its series sweep over Lafayette with a 1-0 victory behind Renee Poirier’s second no-hitter of the season Sunday at Metzgar Fields in Easton, Pennsylvania.

    The Black Knigths improve to 27-11 on the season and 7-2 in Patriot League play, while the Leopards dropped to 4-16 overall and 1-8 in league contests.

    Poirier began the game by retiring the first 10 batters she faced, allowing only two base runners throughout the entire contest. Both of those came in the fourth inning when Poirier issued a full-count walk to Jenna Orlando and hit Brooke Wensel two batters later.

    The big blast of the day came off the bat of rookie Katie Ontiveros, who drove a 1-2 pitch over the right center wall for the only run of the game. Read More

  • Men’s Rugby pounds Notre Dame 41-8

    The Army West Point Men’s Rugby team defeated Notre Dame 41-8 on senior day in the first round of the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup April 8 at the Anderson Rugby Complex.

    The Black Knights improved to 12-2 on the year, while the Fighting Irish dropped to 8-9.

    Prior to the match, Army honored its 11 seniors: Sean Berry, Andrew Fargo, Jamison Geracci, Luke Heun, Ben Lemon, Jeff Malm-Annan, Ryan Manion, Connor Parker, Dominic Plantamura, Andy Sullivan and Adam Szott.

    Army highlights and game notes

    • Army limited Notre Dame to eight points in the match, its fewest points allowed since beating Wheeling Jesuit 53-7 on Oct. 15.

    • The Black Knights scored 40 or more points in a match for the ninth time this season. Read More

  • #6/8 Men’s Lacrosse grinds out ninth straight win

    The No. 6/8-ranked Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse team scored four of the final five goals to overcome a late deficit to defeat Boston University, 11-10, to remain unbeaten in Patriot League play April 8 at Michie Stadium.

    The Black Knights (10-1, 6-0 PL) won their ninth-straight game and the last three have been decided by two or less goals. Cole Johnson tallied four points, including the game-winner with 2:08 on the clock. Conor Glancy paced Army with four points as well with two goals and two assist and tied the game at 10-10 on a great transition goal.

    AJ Barretto stopped eight shots in the win, while John Ragno, filled in for Dan Grabher at the faceoff and won 10-of-22 draws. Read More

  • Men’s Lacrosse extends win streak to eight

    The No. 7/10 Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse team weathered a late charge from Bucknell down the stretch and earned an 11-10 victory to win its eighth straight game April 1 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

    The Black Knights (9-1, 5-0 PL) clinched a spot in the Patriot League Tournament with the win and are 9-1 for the first time since 2005 and the first time under head coach Joe Alberici. Army extended its winning streak to eight games with the victory.

    Conor Glancy had another breakout game with his second hat trick in as many games, while Cole Johnson had four points on two goals and two assists. Overall, Army had eight different goal scorers and three players with multiple point games. Read More

  • Men’s Tennis improves win streak to six

    The Army West Point Men’s Tennis team extended its winning streak to six matches after a hard-fought weekend with a pair of victories.

    The Black Knights started the weekend going 6-1 against Binghamton before taking down Quinnipiac 4-0 on Sunday at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.

    With the wins, the Cadets improves to 16-8 (2-0 Patriot League), while the Bearcats fall to 4-11 (0-2 MAC) and the Bobcats fall to 8-6 (3-0 MAAC).

    Results against Binghamton

    Doubles

    • Michael Nguyen/Grant Riechmann def. Ludovico Cesterollo/Inigo Saez 6-1;

    • Sam Lampman/Gregory Shannon vs. Thomas Caputo/Frenk Kote 4-3 DNF;

    • David Mitchell/Michael Sienko def. Kushaan Nath/Tiago Lourenco 6-2.

    Singles

    • Michael Nguyen def. Ludovico Cestarollo 7-6, 7-6;

    • Sam Lampman def. Tiago Lourenco 6-2, 6-3;

    • Grant Riechmann def. Read More

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