Army and Community Sports

  • Cadets fall to TCU in Maggie Dixon Classic

    FORT WORTH, Texas – The Army West Point women’s basketball team fell to TCU, 63-38, on Sunday afternoon in the 2018 Maggie Dixon Classic.
    The Black Knights got another double-double from Madison Hovren with 11 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.
    Jess Lewis led Army with 12 points as all of them came from distance. She also led Army with four assists.
    The Horned Frogs saw Jordan Moore score 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting and she grabbed eight rebounds as well. Kianna Ray posted nine points and nine assists in the win.

    • The Maggie Dixon Classic honors the memory of former Army head coach Maggie Dixon, who led the team to the 2006 Patriot League Championship and passed away unexpectedly following that season. Read More

  • Army hockey splits weekend games with Golden Griffins

    The Army West Point hockey team went 1-1 against Canisius over the weekend winning Friday night in a high scoring affair before dropping Saturday’s game.
    In Friday night’s game, the Black Knights took a 5-3 lead late in the third period and held off a late comeback by the Golden Griffins to preserve the 5-4 win. Canisius won Saturday’s game 4-2.
    Head Coach Brian Riley recorded his 100th win at Tate Rink with Friday’s victory.
    Friday marked the second game in a row where Zach Evancho recorded three points, with a goal and two helpers in the game.
    The Golden Griffins started the game off with a score two and a half minutes in. Army responded quickly at the 16:05 mark when Evancho fired a shot from on top of the left circle and Daniel Haider got his stick on it for the score. Read More

  • Black Knights outlast Fairfield in thriller 63-60

    WEST POINT, N.Y. – Despite a second-half surge by Fairfield, the Army West Point men’s basketball team was able to outlast the Stags and capture a 63-60 victory on Saturday afternoon at Christl Arena.
    Matt Wilson led all scorers in the Black Knights’ (4-5) win over the Stags (2-6) with 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting to pair with nine rebounds.
    John Emezie found his way to double-digits in the scoring column as well, coming away with a season-best 16 points while adding five rebounds.
    Jordan Fox made program history when he knocked down a foul shot late in the contest, making him the 33rd Cadet all-time to reach 1,000 career points. The senior finished the game with eight points.

    • Fox became the first cadet since Dylan Cox to reach the 1,000-point threshold. Read More

  • Engineers Black win frisbee title

    The Engineers Black team defeated the Department of Physical Education to claim the  West Point Ultimate Frisbee Championship Nov. 29. The Engineers Black team included from left to right back row: Lt. Col. Dave Hughes, Capt. Derek Kennedy, Capt. Dan Newell, Lt. Col. Paul Moody, Maj. Pat Dubois, Capt. John Case, Maj. Sam Greulich, Col. Brad Wambeke, Capt. J.D. Caddell. From left to right front row: Capt. Steve McCarthy, Maj. Dave Flaherty, Maj. Daniel Arnold, Capt. Jon Harmeling, Maj. Matt Miller. Not pictured, Capt. Clay Woody. Read More

  • Army accepts invite to Armed Forces Bowl, will face Houston

    FORT WORTH, Texas – The No. 22/25 Army West Point football team has accepted a bid to the 2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl and will take on Houston, Brant Ringler, the bowl’s executive director, announced Sunday.
    The game will take place at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, and is set for a 3:30 p.m. Eastern kickoff on Dec. 22. This will be the 16th matchup in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, which started in 2003.
    “We are extremely excited to have the University of Houston and United States Military Academy in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl this year,” Ringler said. “These programs are first class and have brought us some of the most memorable moments in our 16-year history. Read More

  • Cadets Drop Road Tilt to Miami (OH) 85-55

    OXFORD, OHIO – The Army West Point men’s basketball team dropped a non-conference game to Miami (OH), 85-55, on Saturday afternoon at Millett Hall.
    The Black Knights (2-5) were led offensively by Jordan Fox, who put in 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting. Matt Wilson also reached double-digits in the scoring column after totaling 12 points to pair with a team-best six rebounds.
    Tommy Funk added eight points versus the RedHawks (3-3) and tied Aaron Duhart and John Emezie for the team lead in assists with three.

    Highlights and game notes
    • Army assisted on 59 percent of its made shots.
    • Wilson reached double-digit scoring for the sixth time this season.
    • Fox’s 15 pints marked the fourth time this year he reached double-figures in the scoring column. Read More

  • Brigade finals held in five sports

    Company Athletics Brigade Finals were played Nov. 14 with championship being held in soccer, basketball, flag football, functional fitness and submission grappling. Company B4 won the basketball championship, Company D1 won the submission grappling championship, Company B1 won the soccer championship, Company G1 won flag football and Company F1 won functional fitness. Read More

  • Black Knights drop road contest at Binghamton

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Binghamton erased Army’s two-point halftime lead in the third quarter and held on to earn a 60-47 victory on its home court on Sunday night against the Black Knights.
    Jess Lewis led all scorers with 16 points and was 3-of-7 from distances in the loss. Kate Murray earned another start and scored 11 points and added five rebounds. The Black Knights shot 28.6 percent from the floor and was 3-of-12 from beyond-the-arc.
    The Bearcats had balanced scoring with three players in double figures. Olivia Ramil and Rebecca Carmody had double-doubles for the home squad.
    Ramil added 12 points and 11 boards, while Carmody scored 10 and grabbed 12 rebounds. Carly Boland chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds for the Bearcats. Read More

  • Franco’s Hat Trick Sends Army Past Niagara 5-1

    After falling to Niagara3-1 on Friday night, the Army West Point hockey team was fueled by a hat trick by Dominic Franco and a pair of goals by Colin Bilek as they sailed past the Purple Eagles, 5-1, on Saturday evening.
    Franco scored the first hat trick in two seasons for the Black Knights, the last coming from Michael Wilson against Bentley last February.
    Bilek notched a pair of goals in the win for a career-high, while Zach Evancho contributed a career-high three helpers.

    How it happened
    The Black Knights scored on the power play to kick off the night.
    After a scramble for the puck in the right corner, Dalton MacAfee and Evancho pushed the puck to Bilek in the right circle who had an open lane to goal and fired it past Brian Wilson. Read More

  • Volleyball finishes on high note, defeats American

    The Army West Point Volleyball team ended its season on a high note after topping Patriot League regular season champions American in five sets Nov. 10 at Gillis Field House.
    It marked the first time since 2012 that the Black Knights topped American. Army last defeated the Eagles at home in 2009.
    The Black Knights went ahead 2-0 in the match, but the Eagles bounced back with two wins. Army rallied in the fifth to clinch the win and to end the season with a 14-15 record and 9-7 mark in the Patriot League.
    Junior outside hitter Allie Strong, freshman outside hitter Cate Buckingham and sophomore setter Hannah Presley recorded double-doubles in the match.
    Five Black Knights registered double-digit kills, two had double-digit assists and four posted double-digit digs on the night. Read More

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