Patriot League Happenings
Michie Stadium is getting ready to host its first women’s lacrosse Patriot League Tournament game as the Army women’s lacrosse team clinched home-field advantage for the Patriot League quarterfinals, defeating Boston University 15-9 on the road.
Clinched a home game in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals! ✅— Army W.Lacrosse (@ArmyWP_WLax) April 20, 2019
FINAL | Army 15, Boston U. 9 pic.twitter.com/PMTJDMY3Ce
Meanwhile, four Army golfers placed in the Top 10 in the last event leading up to the Patriot League Championships.
Men’s tennis failed to pull off the upset over #1-seed Navy in the Patriot League final.
After losing to Navy in the first of three games this weekend, the Black Knights rattled off two straight wins to claim the season series win for the first time since 2014, as well as claiming another Star victory for Army.
The Army softball team handed Bucknell their first Patriot League loss of the season, then held on to complete their fourth straight series win against the Bison in game two.
After qualifying as a team for the NCAA tourney for the first time since 2015, the gymnastics team sent freshman Mathew Davis to the finals. This marks the second straight year an individual has qualified for the finals.
Despite a strong start, the #17-ranked Black Knights faltered against #8 Loyola, 13-9. Army will look to get back on track against NJIT prior to heading into Patriot League tournament play.
Men’s Track & Field
While most of the team competed at the Larry Ellis Invite held in Princeton, NJ, a handful of Black Knights competed in meets in California.
The Black Knights capped off their Florida trip with a 3rd-place finish at the Tropical 7s Tournament. Army now turns its attention towards the College Rugby Championships.