2012-13 STAR GAME HIGHLIGHTS
Men's Cross Country
Navy took eight of the top-nine places and went on to defeat Army, 20-43, in the Star Meet at the U.S. Naval Academy Golf Club in Annapolis. It marks the fourth-consecutive Star Meet win for Navy, which has now won 13 of the last 16 duals between the programs. Sophomore John Sweeney led the pack of Mids with a time of 24:40.77 to finish second.
Women's Cross Country
Navy got a course-record time from sophomore Annie-Norah Beveridge and defeated Army, 20-40, in the annual Star Meet at the U.S. Naval Academy Golf Club in Annapolis. Navy runners took seven of the top-10 places in the 6k race to pick up its second consecutive win over the Black Knights. The Mids have now won five of the last seven duals between the academies. Norah Beveridge established a course record with a time of 21:13.9, easily smashing the old mark of 21:45, set by Keira Carlstrom of American in 2004.
Sophomore Jade Seabrook's header in the 72nd minute gave Navy a 1-0 win over Army in the Star Game at West Point. Navy captured the N-Star for the second straight season and increased its lead in Star Games to 10-7-2. Navy holds a 12-10-2 edge in the overall series.
Men's Swimming & Diving
The Navy swimming and diving teams combined to win 23 events and extend their respective winning streaks over Army at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Philadelphia, Pa. The Navy men recorded a 196-104 win against its counterparts from Army. The Navy men's team has now defeated the Black Knights in each of the last 22 years, which ties the second-longest streak in Army-Navy series history with the Navy men's tennis team.
Women's Swimming & Diving
The Navy swimming and diving teams combined to win 23 events and extend their respective winning streaks over Army at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Philadelphia, Pa. The Navy women posted a 207-93 victory over the Black Knights and have now won 24-consecutive meets in the series to extend the longest winning streak in Army-Navy history in any sport.
Keenan Reynolds extended Navy's dominance against Army, scoring the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter in a 17-13 victory in the 113th rivalry game at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field. Navy beat Army for the 11th straight time and won the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy awarded to the team with the best record in games among the three service academies. Army and Navy each beat Air Force, putting the prestigious trophy up for grabs in the regular-season finale for the first time since 2005.
Men's Indoor Track & Field
The Navy men's track and field team defeated Army, 93-88, in the annual Indoor Star Meet at West Point. Navy won nine events on the day including five of the six field events. Navy defeated Army in indoor track and field for the second-straight season and increased its series lead to 27-25-2. Sophomore Mark Vetere won the pole vault with a personal-best height of 16-9¼ (5.11m). The mark was over the IC4A standard and tied for the fourth-best indoor mark in school history. Sophomore Josh Drablos was second at 15-3 (4.65m).
Women's Indoor Track & Field
The Navy women's track and field team defeated Army, 97-84, to win an eighth-straight Indoor N-Star at West Point. Navy won eight events and went 1-2 in the long jump, triple jump, shot put and weight throw with the win. Navy extends its indoor series lead to 14-12 1. Junior Teronda Brown won the shot put with a personal-best mark of 46-6¾ (14.19m). Brown's mark was well over the ECAC standard and is the second-best indoor mark in school history.
The Navy wrestling team won seven of the 10 bouts, including the first three of the night, to secure a 22-10 victory over arch rival Army in the annual Star Match at Christl Arena in West Point, N.Y. The Midshipmen have won 13 consecutive matches against the Black Knights, including eight in a row at West Point, and boast a 47-5-5 advantage in the series.
The Navy baseball team swept a doubleheader from Army, winning game one, 7-1, and then game two, 4-2, to win the N-Star at an overcast and windy Doubleday Field in West Point, N.Y. Kash Manzelli went a combined 5-for-8 with four RBIs in the two games, while starting pitchers Stephen Moore and Anthony Parenti both earned victories. Moore limited the Black Knights to just five hits in his first-career complete-game effort; he also struck out four and didn't issue a walk. In game two, Parenti scattered four hits over six complete innings, struck out five and yielded one earned run.
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
The Navy men's track and field team defeated Army, 105-97, to win the Outdoor N-Star at Ingram Field. Navy won 10 events on the day to sweep Army in the indoor and outdoor Star Meets for the second year in a row. Junior Zack Duncavage clinched the meet in the final event by taking first place in the discus with a school-record and Army-Navy Star Meet record of 185-2 (56.44m). Duncavage also won the shot put at 52-3¼ (15.93m) and placed fifth in the hammer throw at (174-0, 53.03m), surpassing the IC4A standard in all three events.
Women's Outdoor Track & Field
The Navy women's track and field team defeated Army, 107-96, at Ingram Field in the Outdoor Star Meet. Navy won 11 events to claim its fifth-straight Outdoor Star Meet over Army and take its first lead in the outdoor series at 14-13. Navy's Class of 2013 becomes the third in program history to graduate with an 8-0 record in dual meets against Army and the Mids swept the season series for the fifth-straight year. In the second-to-last running event of the day, senior Brigid Byrne won the 5,000m run with an outdoor personal best and ECAC-qualifying time of 16:54.22. The time is a new Army-Navy Star Meet record and the second-best outdoor 5K time in Navy history.