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    Lee Bars, Ben Sims and Briyah Brown, Track and Field Captures Three Patriot League HonorsArmy West Point men's and women's track and field teams bring home three Patriot League honors on Wednesday. Ben Sims was named the M-F Athletic Patriot League Male Track Athlete of the Week, Lee Bares was named Male Field Athlete of the Week and Briyah Brown captured Female Field Athlete of the Week honors. Sims won the 60-meter dash at the Wagner College Invitational by turning in an IC4A-qualifying time of 6.81. Sims' time is the best in the Patriot League this season and tied for 22nd-best time in NCAA Division I. Bares won gold at the Wagner Invitational by vaulting over the bar at 4.95 meters to earn an IC4A-qualifying mark. Bares now has the top-two vaults in the Patriot League this season, having also cleared 5.06 meters in the Crowell Open in December. Brown set an Army program record in the shot put, placing second with a throw of 15.27 meters at the Wagner College Invitational. Brown's throw is the best in the Patriot League this season and tied for 15th-best in NCAA Division I. Brown also finished eighth in the weight throw, with a distance of 15.61 meters. Read More


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    Baseball coach Jim FosterNewly hired Army West Point baseball coach Jim Foster will be recognized by the New York Professional Baseball Hot Stove League on January 27. Foster earned the organization's Ralph DiLullo Award, which is given out annually to one collegiate coach for their significant contributions to college baseball. "Jim is a well deserving recipient of our Ralph DiLullo Award," the organization's secretary treasurer Billy Blitzer said. "He has helped our professional scouts find different talents throughout the years, which has been very beneficial in growing the game of baseball." Foster became Army's 18th head coach in program history on June 23. Prior to that he served as the associate head coach at Boston College. Last season alone the Eagles advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals, falling one game shy of the College World Series. In addition, Foster mentored Justin Dunn during his tenure in Chestnut Hill, MA, who was drafted 19th overall by the New York Mets in the 2016 MLB First-Year Players Draft. That selection was tied for the highest Eagles' pitcher ever taken in program history. Dunn finished last year with an ERA of 2.06, which was fourth on BC's single-season record list. Read More


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    CDT Jake Lachina '17Firstie fullback Jake Lachina of the Army West Point men's rugby team has been invited by the AIG Men's Collegiate All-Americans coaching staff to attend the Identification Camp at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center from Jan. 14-16. Lachina will be one of 57 premier student-athletes to attend the camp. "We received more than 300 nominations, which meant we had some tough calls to make, but this is a good problem to have," said head coach Gavin Hickie. "We recognize the challenge of identifying the country's top talent through the collegiate game, but we continue to cast the net wide and are encouraged to see that there are so many ambitious and talented student-athletes playing the game." Read More


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    CDT Jose Santana '17The Army West Point men's track and field team finish the second day of the Virginia Tech Invitational with two athletes capturing individual titles. Track Events Jose Santana brings home the first gold of the meet for the Black Knights in the 400m dash with a time of 49.07s. Trevor Touchton (1:51.84) and Tyrell Maddox (1:54.27) continued the team's success in the 800m run placing third and fourth, respectfully. Kevin Dyer (21.98s) and Andre Vaughn (22.51s) cracked the top ten in the 200m dash placing fifth and ninth, respectfully. The Black Knights were the lone competitors in the 5000m run, led by Robert Santoyo (14:45.24) and Jacob Fong (14:48.15). Read More


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    CDT Nathan Goff '18Cow Nathan Goff was runner-up on high bar and third on parallel bars, and classmate Seth Cannon earned the silver on vault turning in Army West Point's top performances in the individual finals of the West Point Gymnastics Open Saturday evening at Christl Arena. Penn State and Nebraska, ranked fifth and seventh, respectively in the Collegiate Gymnastics Association (CGA) pre-season coaches' poll, dominated the individual finals claiming first and second. Goff denied themoin high bar after turning in a 14.25 to trail Penn State's Dominic DiFulvio's winning mark of 14.75. The Army all-arounder's score bettered his mark of 14.00 that he set in prelims Friday evening. In addition to winning a medal on high bar, Goff took third on parallel bars posting a 13.65 where Nebraska’s Daniel Leal (14.67) and Penn State's Franz Card (14.05) grabbed the top two slots. Read More


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    The Army West Point women's basketball team erased an early 11-point deficit and held on for a 53-51 Patriot League win over American on Sunday afternoon at Christl Arena. Army improves to 13-4 overall and 4-2 in the Patriot League with the victory, while American drops to 7-10 and 4-2. Click here for the video recap: https://youtu.be/kftvBx-RPzo. Cow Destinee Morris made her first career start and led all players with 16 points. Cow Aliyah Murray finished with 11 points and eight rebounds, while Yearling Jess Lewis tallied 10 points and a career-best seven boards. Yearling Madison Hovren added seven points and seven rebounds, and Cow Daizjah Morris netted seven points. Read More


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    The Army West Point men's lacrosse family welcomed its newest member on Monday as Giovanni Toribio signed on to be adopted by the Black Knights. Gio is an energetic 4-year old from Ossining, NY, who was recently diagnosed with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and was connected with the Black Knights through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. Click here to watch the video: https://youtu.be/2lr-4RdE63s. The team welcomed Gio into its team photo on Monday in Foley Athletic Center and then had an official signing in the locker room of the Foley, Enners, Nathe Lacrosse Center. Jaclyn Murphy, the founder of FOJ Foundation, and her father Denis Murphy both spoke about the program and also introduced Gio. His mother, Lauren, told her son's story to the team as they readied for practice. Full Story »


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    Army Swimming and Diving 2017The Army West Point women's swimming and diving team defeated Colgate and Lafayette in a tri-meet on Monday afternoon. The Black Knights won by scores of 177-106 over the Raiders, and 210-64 over the Leopards, to improve to 5-3 (4-1, Patriot League) on the season. The 200-yard medley relay team of Cecelia Croman, Kara Wineinger, Kelly Hamilton and Jenna Forrester took first with a time of 1:47.22. Bridget Ritter touched the wall first in the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:45.70. Croman and Bailey Smith went 1-2 in the 100-yard backstroke with times of 57.72 seconds and 58.99 seconds respectively.

    The Army West Point men's swimming and diving team defeated Colgate and Lafayette in a tri-meet on Monday afternoon. The Black Knights won by scores of 181-108 over the Raiders, and 188-81 over the Leopards, to improve to 5-3 (4-1, Patriot League) on the season. The 200-yard medley relay team of Josh Sembrano, Joseph Daniels, Jason Rodriguez and Evin Rude won with a time of 1:32.35. Sembrano and Rude placed 1-2 in the 100-yard backstroke with respective times of 49.60 seconds and 50.02 seconds. Devin McCall touched the wall first in the 1000-yard freestyle with a mark of 9:55.19, besting the competition by over eight seconds.


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    Army Rifle Team 2017The Army West Point rifle team fell to Nebraska 4,665-4,647 in a Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) match Monday at Tronsrue Marksmanship Center. The Black Knights edged the Huskers in smalbore by two points (2301-2299) with Payne Nunn and Marvin Lewis tying for first-place honors with identical 582s - four points ahead of the visitor's top shooter. Nebraska outpointed Army by 20 points in air rifle (2366-2346) to claim the victory. The Huskers took the top two spots with scores of 1170 and 1169. Payne Nunn and Marvin Lewis captured the next two spots with scores of 1168 and 1167, respectfully. Danielle Cuomo (1158) and Nathan Brewer (1154) rounded out the rest of Army's scoring. Read More


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  • 01/18/17--06:00: Marathon 247-Mile Relay Run
  • Marathon 247-Mile Relay RunThe Army West Point Marathon Team kept the tradition of the Army Navy Ball Run alive in 2016 with a 247-mile relay run from West Point, NY to Baltimore, MD. Upon arriving at M&T Bank Stadium the Army West Point Marathon Team presents the game ball to the Commandant of Cadets, BG Holland and the USCC CSM, CSM Rippelmeyer. It took 40 hours to run the ball through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. The Marathon Team presents the game ball to the First Captain at the 50-yard line just before kickoff. The Black Knights would go on to use that football in their victory over the Midshipmen.


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    The more than 100 Cadets studying at more than 25 international institutions across the globe have all returned to USMA and re-integrated into the Corps of Cadets. There are numerous standouts from every language and from every institution. For instance, Cadet Claire Wang Studying in Taiwan was the first Chinese Language Cadet to score a Superior rating on her OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview), following a semester abroad.


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    Firstie All-Arounder Nathan Goff of the Army West Point gymnastics team was named the Army Athletic Association Athlete of the Week after his outstanding performance at the West Point Open. The firstie was sixth in the All-Around (80.25) competition during Friday night's team finals. Click here for the video: https://youtu.be/a8qGeK9XJnI. Goff excelled on the High Bar and Parallel Bars and moved forward in both events for Saturday's individual finals. Goff turned in a 14.25 to trail Penn State's Dominic DiFulvio's winning mark of 14.75 on the High Bar. The Army All-Arounder's score bettered his mark of 14.00 that he set in prelims Friday evening. He then placed third on the Parallel Bars with a score of 13.65. Read More


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    Civil Rights Cadets Listen to Bobby SealeProfessor Anil Mukerjee led an academic trip section to the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center in Harlem NY to attend a talk given by Bobby Seale, one of the founders of the Black Panther Party. The occasion was the launch of their new book of photographs documenting the early years of the Black Panthers in California: Power to the People, The World of the Black Panthers. Cadets attending were alumni of the Civil Rights Staff ride run jointly by the Departments of History and Law as well as those undertaking research as part of the Diversity Office Research thread. The talk is one of many in the series "Black Power 50 Talks" organized by the New York Public Library to commemorate fifty years of the Black Power movement.


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    CDT Parker Gahagen '17Led by Parker Gahagen's 18 saves, the Army West Point hockey team blanked American International on Tuesday night by a score of 2-0 at the Mass Mutual Center. The game was scoreless through the first two periods, but a shorthanded goal by Ryan Nick with 2:45 to go in the contest gave the Black Knights their 12th win of the season and an important two league points. Army improves to 12-8-3 overall and 11-6-1 in the AHA. The two points earned today gives the Black Knights solo control in the league with 23 points. Gahagen recorded his fifth shutout of the season and ninth of his career. He is tied for second in the Cadets' record book for single-season shutouts and second among career marks. He still leads the nation in shutouts this season with the five. Team captain Nick and assistant captain Tyler Pham were Army's goal scorers in Tuesday night's game. Read More


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    Alpine & Freestyle Ski Mid-Atlantic ConferenceThe Army Alpine and Freestyle Ski Teams participated in their first Mid-Atlantic Conference race of the season at Hunter Mt., NY. Of particular note was this was the first time an Army Snow Sports team fielded "freestyle" competitors! The Army freestyle athletes made their presence known as Plebe Aidan McCarthy finished first-place in both the slope-style and the rail-jam events as a free-skier. Class of ’18 & Freestyle Captain Jon Paul finished 7th in Snowboard slopestyle and 13th in the Snowboard jam. Plebe Dante D'agostaro finished 13th in Snowboard slopestyle and a 10th in the snowboard rail jam. The Army Free stylists are expected to improve every week as they get more and more experience in competition.

    The Alpine squad had a great showing for their first race finishing 2nd overall in both Giant Slalom (GS) and Slalom (SL) events. Harkins ’18 finished a hot first in GS and 3rd in SL. Newcomer Flanagan ’20, finished 6th in GS and 4th in SL. Captain Riley ’17, finished 7th in GS and 8th in SL. Trust ’18, and newcomer Walters ’20, had top 10 finishes in GS and SL respectively. Returning racers Felch, Mueser and Young, all members of the Class of ’19, and Plebes Whitlow and Carter also made strong runs in both disciplines. For the lady shredders, newcomers Harvey ’20, finished 3rd in SL and "Cat" Hall finished 8th in GS. Veteran racer and women's Captain Blaise Paulo also had strong finishes in both GS and SL. As a team the Army women finished 2nd in SL and 3rd in GS. The Army Alpine and Free Ski Teams are back on the Mountain Top!


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    Women's Boxing at the Home ShowA phenomenal performance by the Army West Point Women's Boxing team at the Army West Point Home show. CDT Obiomon, CDT Fustolo and CDT Radcliff all won their bouts. Army competed against Coast Guard, UCONN, and Shippensburg universities.


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    Brigade Leadership & Character DevelopmentThe History Department was honored to have a role in the leadership and character development for the second semester Brigade leadership for the Corps of Cadets. The Military Division of the Department helped the cadets explore the leadership lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg and reflected upon the eternal truths that can be gleaned from the examples of Cushing, Bigelow, McGilvery, Chamberlain, Mackenzie and others and how we can learn from their example to forge stronger teams today. historians, LTC Siry, MAJ Griswold, MAJ Herman, CPT Hope, CPT Hatzinger, and CPT Garner helped inspire and motivate Cadets with their passion for teaching and leading.


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    CDTs Briyah Brown '18 and Bethany Nunnery '20Army West Point women's track and field team brought home two Patriot League Weekly honors for their performances at the Virginia Tech Invitational. Briyah Brown captured her second straight M-F Athletic Patriot League Female Field Athlete of the Week and freshman Bethany Nunnery was selected as M-F Athletic Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week. Brown placed third in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a toss of 14.52 meters. Her shot put distance is behind only her own for the top mark in the Patriot League this season. She also finished fourth in the weight throw with a toss of 17.30 meters, the second-best mark in the Patriot League this season. Nunnery captured gold in the 5,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 17:45.93. Her time is the second-best in the Patriot League and 35th-fastest in the nation this season. Read More


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    CDT Jess Lewis '19Cow Aliyah Murray and yearling Jess Lewis turned in career performances to help send the Army West Point women's basketball team to a 67-59 Patriot League win over Holy Cross on Wednesday evening at the Hart Center. Army wins its third in a row to improve to 14-4 overall and 5-2 in the Patriot League, while Holy Cross falls to 4-14 and 2-5. Lewis netted a career-high 22 points to lead all scorers, while making a career-best six three-pointers on 6-of-10 shooting from deep. Murray posted her second double-double of the season, and the third of her career, with 13 points and a career-high 14 rebounds. Read More


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    Ski Patrol Belleayre TrainingThe West Point Ski Patrol held its first training event of the season at Belleayre, made possible by the outstanding support of Dr. Bruce Hottum and the Belleayre patrol. This was the sled & toboggan instructor teams’ first opportunity to assess patrol candidates. During the day trip they introduced the skills required to work toward the goal of safely evacuating ill or injured persons from challenging conditions. All in all, 24 candidates and 16 patrollers conducted excellent training and enjoyed some open time to ski and board the hill.


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