Herbert on Sports Update

HOCKEY (6-11-3): Played two games at home against Mercyhurst this past weekend. Mercyhurst leads the Atlantic Hockey League, and is the highest scoring team in the country. They were, that is. On Friday, with senior Brad Roberts in goal, Army won 5-0. On Saturday, yearling Chris Bilec scored one minute into overtime to give Army a 3-2 win. Mercyhurst had tied the game in the third period after trailing 2-0.

Holy Cross here for two games this weekend. A reception and special tribute honoring the memory of LT Derek Hines '03, an Army hockey player recently killed in Iraq, will be held in conjunction with the Saturday game.

WRESTLING (2-3-2): Lost twice at the Lone Star Duals in Texas. We were beaten by Chattanooga 25-9 and by Stanford 22-16.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (8-7): Won our first two Patriot League games, both at home. Behind by 14 points in the second half, Army rallied to tie the game as yearling Cara Enright hit a jumper with less than a second left to play. Enright scored 20 points, including 6 in overtime, as Army won 85-81. Against Holy Cross, Army led all the way and won 59-56. At Lehigh Saturday.

MEN'S BASKETBALL (4-10): Yearling Jarrell Brown returned to the lineup and scored 18 points, but it wasn't enough, and Army lost the league opener to Colgate 71-58. Yesterday, still at home, we were buried by Holy Cross 84-46. At Lehigh Saturday.

GYMNASTICS (0-1): Lost to 5th ranked Penn State in our opening meet 206.65 – 199.15. Senior captain Mike Tiffany won two events for Army, scoring 8.5 on the high bar and 9.05 on the still rings.

SKYDIVING CLUB: Competing at the Florida Skydiving Center at Lake Wales, 26 cadets and 4 coaches/OR's made about 50 jumps each. Army beat 11 other schools, including Air Force, in total medal count. Greg Hastings '06 is the Overall National Collegiate Champion for 2005. ---

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