Army and Community Sports

  • Baseball heads to Lubbock Regional for NCAAs

    The Army West Point Baseball team is heading to is second-straight NCAA Regional and this year the Black Knights are traveling to the Lone Star State.
    The Cadets will face host No. 8 Texas Tech in a Friday afternoon matchup to kickoff the Lubbock Regional. That contest is slated for 4 p.m. at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. The other two teams at the regional are Dallas Baptist and Florida with those two squads playing at 8 p.m. on Friday.
    Fans looking to obtain tickets can do so through the Texas Tech Ticket Office at 806-742-TECH beginning at 8:30 a.m. (CT) on Tuesday.
    The regional format for the DI baseball championship is a double-elimination tournament format with the winning 16 teams advancing to Super Regionals, which will be held from June 7-9. Read More

  • Halbrook earns prestigious AAA Award

    After completing one of the most storied careers in the history of the Army West Point Track and Field program, three-year captain Abby Halbrook received the U.S. Military Academy’s most prestigious athletic honor, the Army Athletic Association Award.
    The AAA trophy is awarded annually to the male and female cadet-athletes who display the “most valuable service to intercollegiate athletics during their career as a cadet.” Johnny Surdick of the men’s lacrosse team was the male recipient of the honor.
    In the 115th year of the award, Halbrook becomes the 12th women’s track and field athlete and just the third women’s cross country athlete to earn the honor.
    Halbrook is a 12-time varsity letterwinner and is among one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of the program. Read More

  • Men’s Lacrosse celebrates record-setting season at banquet

    Following a historic season, head coach Joe Alberici and the Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse players, coaches, families and support staff celebrated the season and the Class of 2019 at its annual team banquet
    Sunday at West Point’s Kimsey Athletic Center.
    The program reached a record-setting 13 wins in 2019. The 13th victory was for the Patriot League Championship title.
    The coaching staff distributed 10 team awards during the afternoon, while Alberici honored the senior class with talks about outstanding character and servant leadership on and off the field. The coaching staff then announced the 2019-20 team captains.
    Players and support staff gathered as Major “A” letters were presented to each athlete by position. Following the presentation of the letters, Alberici continued with the official distribution of the team’s Player of the Game certificates, along with the mention of the All-Patriot League players and Patriot League All-Academic Team selections. Read More

  • Army Baseball goes back-to-back to claim title over Navy

    For the second-straight season, the Army West Point Baseball team was crowned Patriot League champions after defeating rival Navy, 4-3, Sunday afternoon in Annapolis, Maryland.
    The Black Knights and Midshipmen met for the second consecutive year in the Patriot League championship series and Army again came out on top to earn back-to-back titles.
    This was the third time in program history the Cadets achieved that feat, as they also did so in 2004-05 and 2012-13.
    Army increased its league-leading title count to nine with the win.
    Sunday’s contest was a back-and-forth affair as both teams took turns holding the lead. The Black Knights ultimately finished things off in the top of the ninth when junior first baseman Jeremiah Adams singled to left field to score sophomore third baseman Anthony Giachin from third. Read More

  • Men’s Lacrosse shows fight, but falls to No. 4 Penn in NCAAs

    The Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse team’s season came to a close May 11 after a 13-8 loss in the NCAA First Round to fourth-seed Penn at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.
    The Black Knights fought until the end keeping things within two halfway through the final frame of action, but the Quakers’ three goals to close out the game earned Penn the victory.
    Senior attack Nate Jones produced his 14th career hat trick in the game with all goals being assisted by junior attack Sean O’Brien on almost identical plays.
    O’Brien finished the day with two goals and three helpers and was a true impact player.
    Seniors goaltender AJ Barretto and defenseman Johnny Surdick closed out their decorated Army careers with a strong presence on the field. Read More

  • Baseball defeats Holy Cross, advances to PL Championship

    The Army West Point Baseball team is heading back to the Patriot League Championship Series after a 5-3 win over Holy Cross Sunday night in Worcester, Massachusetts.
    After the two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday it all came down to a decisive Game 3 to determine the winner of the Patriot League semifinal series.
    Unfortunately, mother nature stepped in and forced what ended up being a eight-hour rain delay.
    The contest was originally scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. but was pushed back until 9 p.m. due to rain.
    The Black Knights didn’t seem to mind as they jumped out to a 2-0 advantage after two innings.
    The visitors then added three additional runs throughout the fourth and fifth inning to create a 5-0 gap between the teams. Read More

  • Registration open for 35th annual Army Ten-Miler Oct. 13 in D.C.

    WASHINGTON—The Army Ten-Miler (ATM) is now open for priority registration presented by Navy Federal Credit Union and will be for general registration Wednesday presented by General Dynamics.
    The Army’s 35th annual race takes place at 8 a.m. Oct. 13 in Washington, D.C. and will cap at 35,000 participants. Runners are encouraged to register early as the race will sell out.
    Priority registration, presented by Navy Federal Credit Union, is open to ATM Priority Club members (runners who have finished seven or more ATM races) and to Active Duty Military, National Guard and Reserve.
    U.S. servicemembers must use a “.mil” address to register. A searchable database is available on the ATM website for seventime or more ATM finishers to confirm their ATM Priority Club status. Read More

  • Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse heads to Philadelphia to face No. 4 Penn

    The Patriot League Champion Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse team is heading to fourth-seeded Penn for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.The first-round matchup is set for 5 p.m. Saturday at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The Black Knights are making their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2010 and it is their 20th time in program history making the NCAA field. Army received an automatic bid after claiming the Patriot League Championship with an 11-7 victory over Lehigh on Sunday in Baltimore. Tickets for the NCAA first round game are available through the Penn Athletics Ticket Office by calling 215-898-6151. Read More

  • Baseball postseason bound after doubleheader sweep of Lehigh

    The Army West Point Baseball team earned its third-straight postseason berth May 4 following a twin bill sweep of Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
    The Black Knights registered a 3-2, seven-inning win in the opener before taking a thrilling 8-7, 13-inning win in the nightcap.
    While the Cadets know they are playoff bound they are still unsure about their seed in the Patriot League Tournament. They are currently tied with Holy Cross for second place at 14-9 with two games remaining. The Crusaders hold the tiebreaker over Army though after having won the season series, 3-2.
    Junior centerfielder Jacob Hurtubise finished an impressive 5-for-8 in the doubleheader, while sophomore third baseman Anthony Giachin followed closely behind at 4-for-9.
    Sophomore leftfielder Andre Walden reeled in a team-high four runs batted in and they all came from one swing of the bat as he drilled his first career grand slam in a Black and Gold uniform during Game 2. Read More

  • Men’s Lacrosse crowned PL champions

    For the first time in nine years the No. 18/19 Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse team is Patriot League Champions after defeating Lehigh, 11-7, Sunday afternoon at the Ridley Athletic Complex in Baltimore.
    Army captured its 12th league title, the most of any school surpassing Navy’s 11.
    The Black Knights found themselves down 5-3 at the half following five unanswered goals by Lehigh in the second quarter.
    Fortunately, Army regrouped after the break outscoring its foe 8-2 in the remaining two quarters to secure its second Patriot League Tournament crown.
    Freshman attack Brendan Nichtern led the Army attack with three goals and three assists to finish with six points on the day.
    All three of those goals came during the Black Knights’ 6-0 fourth-quarter run to close out the game. Read More

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