Welcome back Army fans to today’s installment of the Black Knights Blog.
We have had two mid-week matches with the women’s soccer’s season coming to an end in a quarterfinal round Tuesday on a penalty kick loss to American in a shootout after the teams battled to a scoreless draw in double overtime.
Wrestling defeated Stevens Tech, 30-6, with Army (2-0) collecting eight wins in the decision in its home debut Wednesday at Gillis Field House. It was third meeting between the schools, but first in 90 years since last competing in the 1920s.
The fall academic honors have started to come in with both soccer teams having a player on the Capital One All-District 1 First Team in Winson Boldt for the men and Molly McGuigan for the women. Football had four players, two on each side of the ball, earn Capital One Academic All-District honors.
The women’s soccer team earned a host of postseason honors with four players collecting All-Patriot League honors on the pitch, while academically, Army had the highest (three) number on the 11-player Patriot League All-Academic Team.
The women’s basketball brochure is now on-line with information about the upcoming season, past and present Army players, a record section, statistics, rosters, year-by-year results and more.
WEEKEND INFORMATION: Looking to the weekend, the men’s basketball team opens it season Friday against Air Force at the All-Military Classic in Virginia.
The men’s soccer team takes on Navy Friday night at PPL Park In Philadelphia in the “Star Match”.
The volleyball team closes out its regular-season slate with home matches against American Friday and Loyola Saturday.
Hockey hosts Holy Cross in an Atlantic Hockey Association contest Friday night Tate Rink, and visits Boston College Sunday.
The Army wrestling team returns to action on Saturday when it heads to the campus of SUNY Brockport to compete in the Oklahoma-Gold Classic.
On Saturday, the football team takes on Western Kentucky on Senior Day for 44 players at Michie Stadium. Don’t forget to visit Armygameday.com for all game day information.
Check out information about a social media plan that will allow fans to participate in the Army-Western Kentucky Game - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and much more are all in store for Saturday’s game at Michie Stadium.
CBS Sports Network will present Marching On: 1963 Army-Navy Remembered, a documentary 50 years to the week following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Baseball fans will be happen to learn that Army’s 2014 schedule (52 games) is out.
That’s it for now, and I hope I gave Army fans a lot of options for what’s happening this weekend . Don’t forget to check out results and recaps on www.goARMYsports.com if you can’t be there to catch it live.
Also, don’t forget to download the Army Black Knights app on your phone or tablet to stay up-to-date while you’re on-the-go.
Monday is Veterans Day.