Army and Community Sports

  • AAFES giving away tickets to Army-Navy Game Dec. 14

    By Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

    Military shoppers have a chance to cheer on the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen in person at the 2019 Army-Navy Game just by shopping their military exchange or commissary with their MILITARY STAR® card.
    Shoppers will automatically be entered to win two tickets to the game when they use their MILITARY STAR card through today.
    Qualifying purchases can be made anywhere MILITARY STAR is accepted, including ShopMyExchange.com. Honorably discharged Veterans can win, too.
    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which administers the MILITARY STAR program, is a participating partner of the 2019 Army-Navy Game.
    “The Army-Navy Game is where heroes win,” Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor, said. Read More

  • Men’s Soccer plays to 1-1 draw with Navy

    In front of more than 8,000 people, the Army West Point Men’s Soccer team fought to a 1-1 draw with No. 19 Navy on Friday night in Army-Navy Cup VIII at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania.
    Against a nationally-ranked Midshipmen (11-0-1, 4-0-1 Patriot League) squad, the Black Knights (2-5-3, 0-3-2 Patriot League) poured on 18 shots compared to Navy’s six.
    The Cadets also held the slight edge in corners, 4-3.
    Senior forward Keenan O’Shea put in the lone goal for the Black Knights, marking his fourth career Army-Navy Cup score. O’Shea paced the team in shots with five, while sophomore midfielder Oscar Pereira and senior midfielder Tyler Mitchiner took four and three, respectively.
    Sophomore goalkeeper Jacob Suppiah made his second collegiate start in between the pipes and posted a career-high four saves, including a game-saver in double-overtime. Read More

  • Women’s Soccer wins overtime thriller against Loyola

    With her first career goal, freshman forward Aunikah King lifted the Army West Point Women’s Soccer team over Loyola Saturday night, 1-0, three minutes into overtime at Malek
    Stadium at Clinton Field.
    With the score deadlocked at 0-0 after regulation, the Black Knights and Greyhounds went to overtime, but it didn’t take long for the Cadets to come away with the victory. Army snapped Loyola’s five-game unbeaten streak.

    How it happened
    • With 92 minutes on the clock, junior goaltender Sydney Cassalia booted the ball up the length on the pitch connecting with freshman forward Alyssa Carfagno.
    Carfagno redirected the ball down the middle of the box where King was able to break free and beat the keeper for the game-winner. Read More

  • Army Golf claims ‘Star’ at Pine Valley

    The Army West Point Golf team took advantage of its early lead after the four-ball play and earned a 6.5-4.5 victory over Navy at Pine Valley Country Club in the Army-Star Series, presented by USAA, in Pine Valley, N.J. The Black Knights came into singles play on Sunday with a 3-2 lead and were able to secure the points needed to claim the ‘Star’ for the third-straight season. Junior James McKee and senior Justin Williamson both earned wins in their matches. Williamson won 6-and-5 and was the shortest match of the day, while McKee earned a point at 2-and-1. Freshman Samuel Kim halved his first Army-Navy singles match to help Army get closer to the final result. Freshman Marshall Daniel continued his great play from Saturday into Sunday and won the clinching point in the fourth match of the day by beating Navy’s Charlie Musto 1-up. Read More

  • Volleyball grinds out four set win over Holy Cross

    The Army West Point Volleyball team scratched and clawed its way to a hard fought victory over conference foe Holy Cross on Saturday night at Gillis Field House.
    “I have to give a lot of credit to Holy Cross tonight,” head coach Alma Kovaci Lee said. “They were very tough and their defense was incredible. We didn’t play our best game today, but it’s good to know we can grind out a victory when we aren’t at our best.”
    After a strong first set that saw the Black Knights hit at a .323 percentage, the team faced a resilient challenge from the Crusaders who dominated set two, 25-13.
    Army played most of the third set from behind, and the teams fought to seven tied scores in the frame. Read More

  • Army strikes down Union on Opening Night

    After going down 2-1 in the second period, the Army West Point Hockey team scored two straight goals to down Union on opening night, 3-2, Sunday at Tate Rink.
    The Dutchmen were recognized in the USCHO.com Coaches Preseason Poll receiving one vote. Army and Union were knotted at 2-2 heading into the final period of play after a three-goal scoring frenzy in the second stanza.
    Sophomore forward Colin Bilek netted Army’s second power play goal of the night at 11:04 into the final period to clinch the victory.
    Junior goalie Trevin Kozlowski made 20 saves in the first game of the year, while senior forward Michael Wilson and sophomore defenseman Marshal Plunkett both had multi-point games.

    How it happened  
    • The Black Knights jumped out of the gate with an attacking mindset and were rewarded with a power play just 38 seconds into the action to get Army into rhythm. Read More

  • AAFES giving away tickets to Army-Navy Game Dec. 14

    Military shoppers have a chance to cheer on the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen in person at the 2019 Army-Navy Game just by shopping their military exchange or commissary with their MILITARY STAR® card.
    Shoppers will automatically be entered to win two tickets to the game when they use their MILITARY STAR card through Oct. 17.
    Qualifying purchases can be made anywhere MILITARY STAR is accepted, including ShopMyExchange.com. Honorably discharged Veterans can win, too.
    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which administers the MILITARY STAR program, is a participating partner of the 2019 Army-Navy Game.
    “The Army-Navy Game is where heroes win,” Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor, said. “The Exchange and MILITARY STAR want the best customers in the world to have a chance to experience this game live.”
    Four winners will be randomly selected and will receive a pair of tickets to the 120th Army-Navy Game, which takes place Dec. Read More

  • Army Golf finishes sixth at UConn Invitational

    The Army West Point Golf team wrapped up the UConn Invitational on Tuesday afternoon and finished sixth on the leaderboard.at GreatHorse Country Club in Hampden, Mass. The Black Knights were sixth out of 14 teams and shot a team score of 906 (+42) and finished the final round with a 311 (+23). Columbia won the team title thanks to an under-par team round of 871 (-3) to win the tournament by double digits with a total score of 871 (+7). Army West Point senior Justin Williamson finished in a tie for 10th on the leaderboard with a score of 222 (+6) and shot a 78 on the final day. Read More

  • Sprint Football blanks Cornell, 49-0

    Six different members of the Army West Point Sprint Football team found the end zone as the Black Knights (2-1, 1-0 CSFL North) opened divisional play with a 49-0 victory over Cornell Friday evening at Schoelkopf Field in Ithaca, New York.
    Junior wide receiver Justin Charette, junior running back Matthew Sauter, senior wide receiver Tom Williamson, sophomore quarterback JC Watson, freshman running back Jack Felgar and sophomore wide receiver Preston Pounds each scored touchdowns on the evening, with Felgar leading the group with two on the night.
    The Cadets accumulated 437 yards of total offense while holding the Big Red (1-2, 0-1 CSFL North) to just 63. The Black Knights ground game accounted for 287 yards.
    On the defensive side, the Black Knights collected three fumble recoveries. Read More

  • Volleyball Takes Down Navy in Dramatic Five Set Match

    In a dramatic five-setter, it was the Army West Point Volleyball team taking down service-academy rival Navy, 3-2, to secure the “Star” in the annual Star Series presented by USAA on Friday night at Gillis Field House.
    “That’s how an Army-Navy fight should be,” head coach Alma Kovaci Lee said. “I am very proud of this team for staying calm toward the end. The crowd definitely helped as well.
    “There were people on this team who were like ‘We are not going to lose this game. We are going to get this block right now and we are going to get this dig,’” she added. “This team was confident, and they were saying ‘we will’ and not ‘we hope.’”
    In an instant classic, the Cadets and Mids traded sets before the Black Knights claimed the Star in a back and forth fifth set 17-15. Read More

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