WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (20-11): Tennessee 102, Army 54. The general consensus (Army fans) was that Tennessee, upset at not being seeded No. 1 in the region, was determined to make a statement. Friends who attended the game said they had never seen taller women players! Army's Megan Vrabel, at 6'1", was shorter than 4 of the 5 starters for the Vols. Yearling Cara Enright (Patriot League Player of the Year) proved she can play at that level, scoring 21 points and adding 4 steals and 4 assists.
Yearling Cara Enright (Patriot League Player of the Year) proved she can play at that level, scoring 21 points and adding 4 steals and 4 assists.
(3-3): After that rout at the hands
of Cornell, it looks like Coach Alberici is concentrating on defense.
Playing at home, Army defeated Rutgers 5-4. Then, at Lafayette, yearling
goalie Adam Fullerton came within 8 minutes of recording Army's first shut out
in 36 years (1970: Army 18, Rutgers 0), as the Cadets won 4-1. Colgate here
(8-9): Beat Fairleigh Dickinson 3-1
and 10-1 and then wound up the
spring trip to Florida by defeating UMass 6-5. On Tuesday we came home and lost
to Sacred Heart 4-3. Had men
on 1st and 2nd, none out in the 9th, but
couldn't score. Three games against Wagner this
(8-4): Finished the dual meet season
with a 199.6 – 187.6 win over MIT
in their gym. Junior Brandon Whitten won 2 events for
(6-15): Lost the last four games in
spring break. Butler beat us 5-2, Dayton
beat us 4-0, Florida A&M beat
us 6-5, and Fairfield beat us in 8
innings 9-8. Came home and
took two from a good St. Peter's team 4-3 and 6-4.
(5-11): Lost to Florida-Atlantic
4-3 and Nova Southeastern 5-2. Back home from Florida, we lost to Rutgers 5-2. Coach Paul Peck told me he
deliberately scheduled top colleges based on his estimation of Army's
strength. But the loss of two top players just before the season has
(5-10): Lost to Indiana 6-1. Stony Brook and Holy Cross here
Senior captain Patrick Simpson (149 lbs) won 3 bouts in the NCAA tournament
before losing in the 4th round in the consolation bracket.
Simpson had a 36-8 record on the year. Classmate Jon Anderson (165 lbs)
lost in the consolation bracket and finished the year 26-7, and senior Charles
Martin (197 lbs) also was eliminated in the consolation
CLUB: At the 2006 National
Collegiate Pistol Championships held at Fort Benning, Georgia, Army won the national
championship with a score of 2195. Navy was second with 2190, and Ohio State came in 3rd with 2177. The top ten college teams in
the Nation competed. Army captain Max Pappas won the individual national
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Army women's basketball coach Maggie Dixon talks with a referee during the the first half of their NCAA first round basketball game at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, in Norfolk, Va., Sunday, March 19, 2006. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)