Army and Community Sports

  • Army wraps up CIC, downs Air Force

  • Swimming and Diving drops dual meet to Columbia

    The Army West Point Men’s Swimming and Diving team fell to Columbia, 160-140, Nov. 2 at Crandall Pool.
    The Black Knights (2-1) took six events against the Lions (1-0), but were unable to come away with the dual meet win.

    Army notables
    • Tom Ottman topped the competition in the 1000 free with a time of 9:21.60, over 13 seconds faster than the first Lions’ swimmer to finish. The senior also placed second in the 500 free once he clocked a time of 4:31.96.
    • In the 200 free, Kevin Lin came away with a second-place finish once he posted a time of 1:39.30.
    • Brian McKenrick (50.46) and Jay Yang (50.56) scored for Army in the 100 back placing second and third, respectively. Read More

  • ODIA takes Flag Football championship

    The Office of the Directorate of Intercollegiate Athletics defeated the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School, 20-16, in the championship game of the 2018 West Point Flag Football Intramural League Oct. 29 at USMAPS. To reach the final, ODIA beat the Stewart Marines 12-6, while USMAPS defeated the MP’s/DES 14-0. The loss was USMAPS first of the season as it went 12-0 in the regular season. Read More

  • Men’s Rugby shuts out Air Force, goes undefeated in Fall

    The Army Men’s Rugby team capped off its historic fall season with a 42-0 win over Air Force on senior night Nov. 2 at the Anderson Rugby Complex.
    “We’re most happy with our rate of improvement,” head coach Matt Sherman said. “We get better game-to-game, practice-to-practice, and that’s what we’re hungry to keep doing.”
    Sophomore center Jayden Demmy led the way for the Black Knights (9-0, 6-0) with a hat-trick, three try effort. Sophomore No. 8 Matthew Meehan was right behind, with two tries of his own.
    Senior captain fly half Drew Zagula got the ball rolling with an early try in the fourth minute and it was all Army from then out.
    “I kind of wanted to come out first, and set the team up,” Zagula said. Read More

  • Women’s Soccer outlasts Navy in OT, moves onto PL Semis

    The Army West Point Women’s Soccer team celebrates after putting together its most complete performance of the season in the Patriot League Quarterfinals with a 1-0 double-overtime victory over service-academy rival Navy Oct. 30 in Annapolis, Md. Sophomore forward Erynn Johns netted the game winner in the 102nd minute after senior defenseman Sydney Witham sent a free kick into the middle of the box. The Austin, Texas, native corralled the bouncing ball and fired a shot that escaped the outstretched arm of Sydney Fortson. Sophomore goalkeeper Sydney Cassalia, who recently earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors, posted her 10th shutout of the season with a three-save effort. However, the Black Knights were eliminated Nov. 2 by top-seeded Boston University, 3-0, in Boston. Read More

  • Army West Point retains Commander In Chief’s Trophy

    For the second-straight season the Army West Point Football team will have some prime hardware to show off after it retained the Commander In Chief’s Trophy following a 17-14 victory over Air Force Nov. 3 at Michie Stadium.
    The Falcons had already defeated Navy earlier in the year and a win from them on Saturday would have sent the 170-plus pound trophy back to Colorado. Fortunately, the Black Knights ended any thought of that happening when they held off a late rally by their service-academy foe.
    With the win, Army will at least retain the trophy for another year as the worst all three academies can now do is win one game each. In the case of a three-way tie, the previous year’s winner retains the trophy. Read More

  • Women’s Soccer locks up postseason berth in draw against American

    The Army West Point Women’s Soccer team clinched a berth to the Patriot League Tournament after battling to a scoreless draw against American on senior night Oct. 27 at Malek Stadium at Clinton Field.
    Prior to the game, the Black Knights honored seniors Nikiay Comer, Lauryn Westman, Kayleigh Stallings, Sydney Witham and Sarah Chamberlin, as well as their six senior managers.
    With the point, Army is headed to the postseason for the first time since 2014.
    Both teams managed five shots in each of the first two halves, while the visiting Eagles maintained a 7-3 advantage in shots on goal. That all changed in overtime, however, as Army blasted 11 shots in the final 10 minutes of the contest, including six on target, to close out the game. Read More

  • Football defeats Eastern Michigan, becomes bowl eligible

    The Army West Point Football team used two passing touchdowns in the second half to halt a charge from Eastern Michigan and earn a 37-22 victory Oct. 27 at Rynearson Stadium.
    Junior quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. got the start behind center and ran for 105 yards. The Charlotte, North Carolina, native was impressive in the passing game as well with 126 yards through the air and two touchdowns.
    Senior running back Jordan Asberry had a day for the Black Knights, recording a rushing and receiving touchdown in the win.
    Senior kicker John Abercrombie was crucial in the first half with three made field goals to close out three drives with points early in the game.
    Tyler Wiegers threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns for the home team in the loss. Read More

  • Army Cross Country claims second consecutive league title

    The Army West Point Men’s Cross Country team claimed its second consecutive Patriot League Championship with a commanding performance at Bucknell Oct. 27 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    It marks the first time Army has won back-to-back league titles since 2000-01. The team’s 32-point total was its best since its championship winning performance in 2000.
    The Black Knights were led by junior Roman Ollar’s second-place finish. Ollar followed up his race victory at Navy with a strong 25:36.0 finish, earning him First Team All-Patriot League honors.
    Two other Black Knights received the honor, as senior Mikey Singer finished fifth at 26:04.8 and junior Ben Petrella finish sixth with a time of 26:07.8.
    Two Army runners earned Second Team All-Patriot League honors, as junior Robbie Santoyo placed eighth (26:11.2) and freshman Marshall Beatty came in 11th (26:18.1). Read More

  • Thomas carries Army to win:Black Knights prevail in 2OT thriller with Miami (OH)

    The Army West Point Football team captured a 31-30 double-overtime thriller against Miami (Ohio) Oct. 20 at Michie Stadium to remain unbeaten at home this season.
    After spending more than a month away from their home turf, the Black Knights defended Michie Stadium for the 10-straight game to extend their home winning streak.
    Sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas made his first career start under center and led the Black Knights’ rushing offense with a career-best 139 yards and a touchdown.
    Thomas was aided in the ground game by senior running back Darnell Woolfolk, who added a pair of rushing scores on top of 96 yards.
    Junior linebacker Cole Christiansen posted an impressive game on the defensive end, coming away with a career-best 13 tackles and 3.5 tackles-for-loss. Read More

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