The Spartans scored a 27-24 win over Navy last year, knocking the Mids out of postseason play for the first time since 2002.
Meet junior kicker Brynmor Hughes from San Diego, Calif.
Saturday's contest will be just the 12th regular-season game Navy has played in the state of California in its 131-year history.
King recovers fumble in end zone to give Blue the victory
At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at kicker ... will be in a battle with classmate Stephen Picchini and several plebes for the starting job ... has battled injuries throughout his career.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of St. Augustine High School ... attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2009-10 academic year ... lettered three times in football and twice in soccer ... school won the CIF championship his sophomore year ... was named Second-Team All-State as a junior in football ... son of Jonathan Hughes and Nicole Fitzpatrick ... majoring in political science.