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Athletic Director's Update, April 12


From the Athletic Director this past week, the men’s tennis team scored a 4-3 win over Navy.  Plebe Caison Best Brok hiss opponents’ serve to capture the match-clinching victory.  The women’s team also bested Navy with a historic 6-1 victory, giving the program its first ever “Star” match win.  Gymnast Kip Webber claimed the program’s first ECAC all-around title since 1995 when he tied for the championship last week.  Firstie Garrek Hojan-Clark, the No. 1 rated pommel horse competitor in the nation took gold for the second time in three years.  Plebe Jesse Glenn was honored as the ECAC Rookie of the year.  Women’s tennis player Carolyn Pittman and Webber were recognized as Army Athletic  Association Co-Athletes of the week.

Mary Prakel highlighted the women’s track team’s competition, breaking the Academy record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.  Her time of 10:51:77 broke the previous mark set in 2004.  Other standout performances this week included Megan Gemar’s Patriot League Track and Field Rookie of the Week selection.  Megan won the pole vault at Navy with a height of 3.72 meters.  Baseball’s  Firstie Chris Rowley was the conference Pitcher of the Week after tossing a six-hit shut-out in the team’s 1-0 victory at Lehigh. 

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