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  • Has won six Patriot League titles - more than any other team in the conference - and has nine NCAA Tournament appearances.
  • Has totaled 1,734 victories in its 116-year program history (.599 all-time winning percentage).
  • Has won 30-plus games in five of the last six seasons, which equals the number of 30-win seasons over the program's first-110 years.
  • Has won 182 games over the last six years, the highest total over any six-year span in program history
  • Has won 218 games in Patriot League play since joining the league in 1993.
  • Six Midshipmen have been recognized as All-Americans, including two-time All-American Mitch Harris '08 (2006-07).
  • Navy players have earned the Patriot League Pitcher-of-the-Year award six times and Patriot League Player-of-the-Year award four times, while coaches have earned Patriot League Coach-of-the-Year distinction on six occasions.
  • Five Midshipmen have been honored as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in program history, with Bob Dishman '85 (1984-85) and Mike Leeney '86 (1985-86) both earning the distinction twice in their careers.
  • Former Heisman Trophy winners Joe Bellino '61 and Roger Staubach '65 served as the team captain of the baseball squad in 1961 and 1965, respectively.
  • The Midshipmen own an all-time advantage of 106-97 against Army.
Men's Basketball
  • 11 NCAA Tournaments, including two appearances in the Elite Eight (1954 and '86).
  • 13 All-America selections, including 2008 honoree Greg Sprink '08.
  • Navy has spent 23 weeks ranked among the Associated Press Top 25 teams, the second-most weeks of any Patriot League team.
  • Ranked 61st in's Program Rankings in Jan. 2008.
  • Named as the 87th best men's basketball program in the country according to Street & Smith's Magazine.
  • Eight Patriot League regular-season and tournament championships, the most of any team in Patriot League history.
  • David Robinson earned consensus National Player of the Year honors in 1987 and was that year's NBA No. 1 Draft pick. Robinson was part of the 2009 Basketball Hall of Fame class.
  • Has had 18 Patriot League All-Rookie Team honors in its 20 years in the league, seven of which have been over the last seven years.
  • 11 All-Patriot League first-team performers.
Men's Basketball
Women's Basketball
  • Earned the No. 1 seed in the Patriot League Tournament for the first time in program history in 2011. Went on to win the first league tournament crown and advance to Navy's first NCAA Tournament.
  • After holding the lead in the second half over ninth-ranked DePaul, the Mids fell to the Blue Demons, 56-43.
  • Navy previously shared the league's regular season title in 1998 and advanced to the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament in 1998 and '99.
  • Angela Myers '11 became the seventh women's basketball player to receive the Vice Adm. Lawrence Sword, presented annually to the member of the graduating class who has personally excelled in athletics during their career. Myers was a two-time first-team all-league selection, garnered a trio of all-league laurels in her career and twice was tabbed as the top defensive player in the league.
  • Cassie Consedine '11 closed her career ranked seventh at Navy in career points (1,418) and first in blocks (215). The two-time all-league honoree posted 91 more blocks than any other Mid.
  • Jade Geif '14 became the fifth Mid to be tabbed as the Patriot League Rookie (Freshman) of the Year in 2011. She would go on to be named as the MVP of the Patriot League Tournament.
  • Stefanie Pemper was tabbed as the 2011 Patriot League Coach of the Year and has led Navy to three consecutive winning seasons for the first time in over a decade.
  • Courtney Davidson '04 holds both the Navy scoring record with 1,857 career points and the Navy and Patriot League career three-point mark with 245 triples to her name.
  • Shelly Laurilla '87 (1987, second team) and Courtney Davidson (2003, first team; '04, second team) were named as Academic All-Americans by CoSIDA.
Women's Basketball
Men's Cross Country
  • Has advanced to the NCAA Championship as a team 10 times in program history - all of which have come with head coach Al Cantello at the helm.
  • Among the 10 trips to the national championship, the Midshipmen have finished among the top-10 teams in the country twice (1985 and '92 squads both finished seventh).
  • Finished among the top-five teams at the NCAA regional championship 12 times - with the most recent occurrence coming in 2010 (fifth place).
  • Won its third consecutive, and second outright, Patriot League Championship in 2010.
  • Holds a 44-28-1 all-time advantage over Army in Star Meet competitions, including a 32-9-1 record during the Al Cantello era.
  • John Lawlor '67, Ron Harris '87, Greg Keller '93 and Jon Clemens '97 all have earned All-America status on the cross country trails with Navy.
  • Ron Harris was a 1996 Olympian for the United States and also competed at the U.S. Olympic trials in 1988 and '92.
  • Aaron Lanzel '03 (2004), Erik Schmidt ' 04 (2004) and John Mentzer '98 (2008) all competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • The USNA Cross Country Course served as the host to the 1989 NCAA Championship (the Midshipmen placed 21st).
Men's Cross Country
Women's Cross Country
  • Won the Patriot League Championship twice (2007 and 2008) since joining the league in 2003.
  • All of its scoring-five runners finished among the top-nine competitors at the 2008 Patriot League Championship to produce the lowest team score since the league expanded to eight teams.
  • Has boasted three undefeated seasons in four of the last five years in dual-scored races for an all-time mark of 145-26 (.848 winning percentage).
  • Is 92-12 in all-time dual-scored meets in Annapolis (a .885 winning percentage).
  • Owns a 14-11 all-time advantage over Army in the annual Star Meet, including victories in three of the last five races.
  • Head coach Karen Boyle, the 2007 and '08 Patriot League Coach of the Year, has guided the Midshipmen for 24 of the program's 28 years and has accumulated a 122-21 mark over her career (.853 winning percentage).
  • Kerry O'Neill '93, Jackie Hayes '99, Rebecca Cline '98 and Melissa Foon '01 all represented Navy as individual competitors at the NCAA Division I Championship.
  • Jess Palacio '12 finished among the top-25 competitors at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championship in 2010 to earn All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors.
  • Amy Watson '10 became the first Navy runner in school history to boast the fastest overall time at the Patriot League Championship to earn league runner-of-the-year kudos in 2008.
Women's Cross Country
  • Won the 1926 National Championship.
  • Has had two Heisman Trophy winners (Joe Bellino in 1960 and Roger Staubach in 1963).
  • Has appeared in 17 Bowl Games, including a school-record eight-straight seasons (2003-10).
  • Has won 12 Commander-in-Chief's Trophies, including seven of the last eight.
  • Is tied for fourth in the country in graduation rate among Division I-A (Football Bowl Subdivision) programs.
  • Has totaled 643 all-time victories.
  • Has earned six NCAA rushing titles, including an NCAA record four-straight seasons from 2005-08.
  • Players have received 34 First-Team All-America accolades.
  • Has placed 23 former players or coaches into the College Football Hall of Fame.
  • Has won a series record nine-straight games over Army.
  • Has defeated Notre Dame in two-straight seasons and in three of the last four.
  • Five-time Patriot League champions.
  • 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, five since 1998, including the spring of 2008.
  • Head coach Pat Owen has received Patriot League Coach of the Year honors seven times, including in the spring of 2009.
  • Head coach Pat Owen was recognized by the Maryland General Assembly after being selected as the 2009 Labron Harris Sr. Award winner presented by The PGA of America and the Golf Coaches Association of America.
  • Six Patriot League individual title winners, including 2008 champion Erich Schoen.
  • 2004 recipient of the Byron Nelson Award, Billy Hurley '04 represented the United States in August of 2005 as a member of the Walker Cup.
  • Has claimed the ECAC/EIGL Championship 13 times in program history.
  • Advanced as a team to the NCAA Championship Qualifying Meet in 2009 for the first time since the event was created one decade prior.
  • Dylan Parrott '11 and Andrew Faulk '12 both qualified for, and competed, in the 2011 NCAA Championships.
  • Claimed the USAG Collegiate Division Championship crown three times in just over a decade - 1998, '00 and '08.
  • Won the All-Academy Championship in both the 2008 and '09 seasons.
  • Dylan Parrott was named ECAC Co-Senior Athlete of the Year after winning the floor exercise for the third consecutive year at the 2011 ECAC Championship.
  • Head coach Sho Fukushima was named the ECAC Coach of the Year in 2009 and National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) Coach of the Year in 1998, 2000 and '05.
  • Assistant coach Craig Holt has been named the USAG Collegiate Division Assistant Coach of the Year in 2006 and '08, as well as the ECAC Assistant Coach of the Year in '07 and '11.
  • Eric Swanson '73 and Peter DiTullio '83 were both nominees for the Nissen-Emery Award, which is presented to the nation's top senior collegiate gymnast.
Men's Lacrosse
  • 26 NCAA Tournament Appearances, the fifth most in Div. I lacrosse.
  • Appearances in six (2004-05-06-07-08-09) of the last seven NCAA Tournaments.
  • 17 National Championships.
  • Two NCAA Championship appearances, including in 2004.
  • 14 National Hall of Fame Members, including 2011 inductee John "Jake" Lawlor.
  • 23 National Award winners, including two-time Kelly Award winner Mickey Jarboe.
  • 429 All-Americans, including 2011 Honorable Mention selections Michael Hirsch.
  • Four recipients of the Morris Touchstone Memorial Award presented to the national coach of the year.
  • At least a share of five Patriot League Regular-Season titles (2004-05-06-07-08) and five Patriot League Tournament crowns (2004-05-06-07-09) since joining the league in 2004.
  • Three former Team USA members.
Men's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse
  • Successfully defended Patriot League Championship in 2011 and advanced to its second straight NCAA Tournament
  • Captured Patriot League Championship and made program's first NCAA Tournament berth in 2010
  • Navy owns a 58-19 (.753) all-time record after its first four seasons of varsity play
  • Only two Division I lacrosse programs have qualified for the national tournament faster than the three years it has taken the Navy women
  • Became just the second women's team in any sport at the Naval Academy to earn a Division I NCAA Tournament bid
  • Won at least 13 games, including school- and conference-record 17 in 2010, and advanced to the Patriot League Tournament in each of its first four varsity seasons and the Patriot League Championship game in the last three seasons
  • Posted a 13-4 overall record in its first full season (2008) on the Division I level, the most for a team in its first season of Division I play in NCAA history
  • Averaged 16.65 goals per game in 2008, which stands second in NCAA history, and have led the Patriot League in scoring in each of its four varsity seasons. The Mids set a conference record with 305 goals in 2010
  • Navy has had three All-Americans and 17 selections to the All-Patriot League team
Women's Lacrosse
  • 20 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
  • 26 NCAA Championship appearances, the third most in NCAA history.
  • School-record 17 dual wins in 2008-09.
  • Placed second at the NCAA Tournament in 1990 and 1999 and has recorded five top-four finishes at the NCAA Tournament.
  • Two individual smallbore NCAA champions in Josh Albright '08 (2007) and Joe Johnson '96 (1996).
  • 115 All-America honors since 1936, including 34 in 12 years under head coach Bill Kelley. Chris Burleson '11 earned All-America honors in 2011.
  • 13 straight MAC Championships.
  • 127-15 dual-meet record in Bill Kelley's 12 years in charge.
Heavyweight Rowing
  • Navy rowers have comprised the eight-man boats that represented the U.S. at three Olympic games (1920, Gold; 1952, Gold; 1960, fifth place).
  • 29 Navy oarsmen have represented the U.S. in international competition.
  • Has won the Jim Ten Eyck Trophy (most team points) at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship 11 times.
  • Won the varsity race at the IRA National Championship on 13 occasions.
  • Has claimed the Rowe Cup (most team points) at the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges Championship six times.
  • Varsity crew has won the Eastern Sprints Championship five times.
Heavyweight Rowing
Lightweight Rowing
  • Won the Jope Cup (most team points) at the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges Championship in 2006 and '07.
  • Winners of the varsity race at the Eastern Sprints Championship in 1962 and 2004.
  • Won the varsity race at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship in '04 on its way to advancing to the semifinal round at the Royal Henley Regatta in London, England.
  • Varsity boat is a combined 23-9 in trophy races over the last-nine years.
  • Michael Kerrigan '10 and Edward King '11 were the latest Navy rowers to participate in international competition, as they both represented U.S. Rowing at the 2010 U-23 World Rowing Championship.
Lightweight Rowing
Women's Rowing
  • Swept the three individual boat titles at the inaugural Patriot League Championship in 2005 to win the team title, while tying for the league crown in '08.
  • Has tallied eight boat titles in the seven years of the Patriot League Championship.
  • Varsity eight placed a program-best 11th at the 2006 Head of the Charles Regatta, while the varsity four took registered its highest finish at the event - ninth - in 2010.
  • Since 2001, rowers have totaled 29 National-Scholar Athlete awards and 14 All-Mid-Atlantic Region accolades from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.
  • Shaunnah Wark '05, Madeline Boe '06 and Kerry Hannon '09 all have been recognized as the Patriot League Women's Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • Fiona McFarland '08 became the first Mid who competed exclusively for the women's rowing team to earn the Vice Adm. Lawrence Sword, presented annually to the member of the graduating class who has personally excelled in athletics during their career in 2008.
  • Karin Hughes '91 won a silver medal at the 1999 Pan American Games.
Women's Rowing
Intercollegiate Sailing
  • 125 collegiate All-Americans, including 2011 honorees Robert Vann and Clark Hayes.
  • 40 collegiate All-America crew accolades, including 2011 recipient Saverio Maldari.
  • Ninth-place overall finish at the 2010 ICSA Coed Dinghy National Championship. It was the third straight year Navy has finished in the top 10.
  • Four collegiate Sailor of the Year award winners.
  • Eight members of the College Sailing Hall of Fame.
  • The dinghy and women's team have each won six national championships.
  • The team racing and sloop teams have won six titles, as well, and Navy has been the singlehanded champion seven different times.
  • Has won the Fowle Trophy (given to the best overall collegiate team performance) 10 times, more than any other school in the nation.
  • The Navy intercollegiate sailing team has 241 available boats in its fleet.
Intercollegiate Sailing
Offshore Sailing
  • 13 Kennedy Cup titles, including the 2007 race
  • Seven major Ocean Race victories
  • 15 McMillan Cup victories, including four in a row from 2004-07
  • Won both the 2007 Kennedy Cup and McMillan Cup
  • Offshore sailing team utilizes 88 boats, including 10 offshore boats, including Invictus, Zaraffa, Allegiance and Dreadnought
Offshore Sailing
Men's Soccer
  • Five-time National Champion (1932, 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1964).
  • 10 NCAA Appearances.
  • 46 All-Patriot League selections.
  • 57 NSCAA All-Americans and nine Intercollegiate Soccer Football Association first-team All-Americans.
  • Evan Barnes '08 was the recipient of the 2007 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, the inaugural winner of the award.
  • One of 20 schools nationally to record 600 all-time wins.
  • 18 seasons of 10 or more wins.
Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer
  • Owns all-time record of 224-106-30 (.664) in 18 seasons as a varsity program
  • Won the Patriot League Tournament title and advanced to NCAA Tournament three times (2003, '06, 07)
  • Claimed at least a share of the regular-season league title seven times since '98
  • Produced a winning season in 16 consecutive years (1995-2010)
  • 13 Patriot League Tournament appearances in 17 years of conference membership
  • Has produced three All-Americans, 12 Academic All-Americans, 87 All-Patriot League selections and four Patriot League Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year
  • Became first women's team at the Academy to earn an NCAA Tournament berth and the first Service Academy to play in the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament in 2003
  • Won a school-record 21 games and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history in 2006
  • After attaining a Navy and league-best national ranking of No. 11 during the season, ended the '06 season ranked No. 17 by Soccer America
  • Lizzie Barnes ('09) and Nicole Aunapu ('99) are two of just three Naval Academy student-athletes to twice earn First-Team Academic All-America honors
  • Beth Reed ('10) was named the 2010 CoSIDA Women's Soccer Academic All-American of the Year...she is first Naval Academy student-athlete to receive Academic All-America award for his/her respective sport
Women's Soccer
Sprint Football
  • Has won the Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) Championship 34 times in the program's 65-year history (27 times outright), the most among any school in league history.
  • Has won 322 games in program history (an .827 all-time winning percentage).
  • Has outscored the opposition by 7,120 points in its history.
  • Owns a 62-5 (.925) overall record, including a 38-4 (.905) mark in CSFL play, over the last 10 seasons.
  • Holds a 38-31-1 all-time advantage over Army in the all-time series.
  • Has totaled 232 All-CSFL honors over the last 10 years, with a Navy player being selected as the league's MVP six times during this span.
  • Quarterback Chris Marsh '07 was named to the All-USA College Academic First Team in 2006-07.
Sprint Football
  • 52 All-Americans, including 2010 selection Nils Mattsson who is the second player under Craig Dawson's direction to garner All-America honors.
  • Two College Squash Association Hall of Fame members.
  • Recipient of the College Squash Association Coaches Award seven times (teams honoring their peers for their sportsmanship).
  • Host of the 2007-08 College Squash Association Men's and Women's Individual National Championship which drew a championship record 2,329 fans.
  • 20-win seasons five times under head coach Craig Dawson, including a school-record 27-8 mark in 2008-09.
  • Tucker George twice represented the United States in international competition - 2006 World Collegiate Squash Championship and the 2007 Under-23 Can-Am Challenge.
Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Has won the Patriot League title in each of its eight years of competing at the championship, winning a league-best 89 event titles at the league meet during this time (the most in the league by nearly 70 titles).
  • Athletes have earned 117 All-Patriot League accolades since joining the league.
  • Three Mids qualified for the 2009 NCAA Championship Meet, with Adam Meyer '11 earning Honorable Mention All-America honors.
  • Meyer became the first Navy swimmer in nearly 40 years to earn a second All-America honor when he garnered Honorable Mention All-America accolades again in 2010.
  • Five Navy swimmers qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • Holds a 44-29 advantage in the series with Army and has defeated the Black Knights in 20 consecutive seasons.
  • Diver Nate Smith '96 totaled 11 All-America certificates during his four-year career and was selected as a First-Team Academic All-American by CoSIDA as a senior.
  • Noah White '04 was named as the 2004 Patriot League Swimmer of the Year, the '04 league scholar-athlete of the year for his sport and competed at the '04 U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • A pair of relay teams earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades at the 2004 NCAA Championship.
  • Adam Meyer '10 became the first swimmer who competed in just that sport to win the NAAA Sword for Men in the 118-year history of the award.
Men's Swimming & Diving
Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Has won a league-best 10 Patriot League team titles, with the most recent crown coming in 2010, and placed second at the meet six times.
  • Athletes have combined to win 59 event titles at the Patriot League Championship over the past eight years, the most in the league during this span.
  • Navy swimmers have been named as the Patriot League Swimmer of the Year 14 times, while divers have been tabbed as the diver of the year at six championship meets.
  • Laura Gorinski '13 was selected as the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year for her sport and has already qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • Thuy-Mi Dinh '10 and Tara Chapmon '10 qualified for the NCAA Swimming Championship in both 2009 and 2010, with Dinh also competing at the 2008 events.
  • Mallory Dietrich '10 and Thuy-Mi Dinh '10 competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • Kelly Zahalka '09 became the first student-athlete in Navy and Patriot League history to garner a trio of Academic All-America honors (third team in '07, first team in '08 and '09).
  • Stacia Johnson '92 won the 1991 NCAA Division II title on the three-meter springboard.
  • Holds a 26-4 advantage in the Army-Navy series and has defeated the Black Knights 22 straight times.
  • Tara Chapmon '10, the first swimmer in league history to be tabbed as the Patriot League Swimmer of the Year three times in a career and became the sixth swimmer (and first in 14 years) to earn the Vice Adm. Lawrence Sword for Women, while Thuy-Mi Dinh '10, the first swimmer in league history to advance to a trio of NCAA Championship Meets, became the second swimmer to win the Coaches' Calvert Award.v
Women's Swimming & Diving
Men's Tennis
  • Has won seven Patriot League titles, including crowns in 2007, '08, '09 and '10.
  • Previously won a trio of Colonial Athletic Association titles between 1984-87.
  • Has made NCAA Tournament appearances in 1999, 2007, '08, '09 and '10.
  • Mitchell Koch '00 was named as the Patriot League Player of the Year in 1997 and '99, was selected as a First-Team Academic All-American in 2000 and earned an at-large invitation to the 2000 NCAA Championship in singles.
  • Nick Birger '11 broke the league record for career doubles wins with 73. He went on to be tabbed as a First-Team Academic All-American from CoSIDA, receive an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship, be selected as the Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year and be named as the Valedictorian of the Class of 2011.
  • Navy players have been selected as the Patriot League Freshman of the Year four times in the eight years of the award.
  • Joe Hunt '42 won the NCAA Championship in singles in 1941 and the U.S. Open title in '43.
  • Navy holds a 56-32 advantage in the all-time series with Army and won 22 consecutive matches from 1970-91.
  • Nate Nelms '09 earned first-team all-league honors in each of his four seasons.
  • Head coach John Officer has guided Navy to seven Patriot League titles, the most by any coach in the sport.
Women's Tennis
  • Competed in its first varsity season in 2009-10.
  • Owns a 35-14 (.714) all-time record.
  • School-record 22 wins in 2011 and reached the finals of the Patriot League Tournament in just its second varsity season.
  • Head coach Keith Puryear named 2011 Patriot League Coach of the Year and three players were named all-Patriot League, including Emani Decquir '13, who was named first team for the second straight season.
  • Has now had five all-Patriot League honorees in its first two years of existence.
  • Recorded a 13-4 record and advanced to the Patriot League Tournament semifinals in its first year.
Men's Track and Field
  • 1945 NCAA Champions
  • Three Navy athletes have claimed a total of five individual NCAA titles (William Kash '47, 440-yd. dash, 1945; John VanVelzer, '47 100-yd. dash, 1945; Leo Williams '83, indoor high jump, 1981 & '82; outdoor high jump, 1981)
  • The men's track and field program has produced four United States Olympians (James Dare '68, steeplechase (Alt.), 1972; Joe Patterson '36, 400 Hurdles (4th place), 1936; Leo Williams '83, high jump (Alt.), 1984; Ron Harris '87, 5,000 meters, 1996)
  • 26 athletes have earned a total of 46 All-America honors, most recently Paul Harris '08 in the 800-meter run in 2007
  • Five-time Patriot League Champions (Indoor: 2004, '05, '08, '11; Outdoor: 2008)
  • Head coach Stephen Cooksey is a five-time Patriot League Coach of the Year recipient and earned USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year honors for the '08 indoor season
  • Eleven individuals have earned a total of 18 All-America honors during Cooksey's tenure, with an additional six individuals earning Academic All-America honors, including two-time honoree and 2010 First-Team Academic All-American Mark Van Orden ('10)
Men's Track and Field
Women's Track & Field
  • Has registered a 223-23 combined dual-scored meet record (90.7%) over the last 13 years
  • Has won 70 of its last 71 consecutive indoor dual meets and 43 of its last 44 dual-scored outdoor meets dating back to the 2004-05 season
  • Won Patriot League Indoor titles in 2008 and 2011; placed among the top-three schools in each of its 17 appearances at the indoor league meet
  • Head coach Carla Criste was named the Patriot League Coach of the Year for the fourth time in her Navy tenure during the '10 -'11 indoor season
  • The 2006-07 squad was awarded the Naval Academy Athletic Director's Cup for being the most successful all-around team on The Yard
  • Kirsten Andrews '07 became the program's first Academic All-American in 2006 and earned the nod again the following year, as well as the first to be named as the Patriot League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2006, '07)
  • Produced the Patriot League's indoor and outdoor track scholar-athletes of the year in three of the last four years, most recently earned by Erica Ziel ('10) in 2008-09
  • Nine Navy track and field athletes have been awarded the Vice Admiral Lawrence Sword For Women, which is presented to the woman of the graduating class by the Association's Athletic Council to have personally excelled in women's athletics during her years of varsity competition
Women's Track & Field
  • Larry Bock, the winningest coach in NCAA history (1,252-192) became the head coach of the Mids in the spring of 2011.
  • Has appeared in the Patriot League Tournament 12 times during its 20-year tenure in the league.
  • Advanced to the championship match of the tournament in 1996 and '99.
  • The Class of 2008 ended their careers with a record of 74-49, the most wins and highest winning percentage recorded by any class during the program's Division I era.
  • A trio of Mids recorded over 1,000 kills and digs during their respective careers, most recently Jessie Sims '09 who established a new school record for digs with 1,424.
  • Rachel Dougherty '08 knocked down a school-record 500 kills during her senior season to be named First-Team All-Patriot League, while also garnering Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Second-Team Academic All-America accolades.
  • Aimee' Burns '08 became the sixth volleyball player to be selected as the recipient of the Calvert Award, presented annually to the member of the graduating class who has persevered the most in their careers.
Water Polo
  • 14 NCAA Tournament appearances, the sixth most in NCAA history.
  • Won three straight Eastern title from 2006-08 and five since 2000. Navy is the first team to win three straight Eastern titles two different times.
  • Recorded a third-place finish at the 2007 NCAA Tournament, its best finish ever.
  • Won a school-record 30 games in 2007, and enjoyed a school-record 19-game winning streak.
  • 29 consecutive seasons of at least 19 wins.
  • 29 All-American honors since 1984.
  • 51 All-Eastern Division accolades since 1982.
  • 11 Eastern Championship MVPs.
  • 13 CWPA Southern Division Championships.
  • Nine CWPA Eastern Division Championships.
  • Head coach Mike Schofield is the second-winningest coach in any sport in Navy history with 578 wins, just behind baseball's legendary Joe Duff (595).
Water Polo
  • 63 NCAA Tournament appearances.
  • Back-to-back top-20 finishes (2006-07 and 2007-08) at the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1981-82, 1982-83.
  • Three Individual National Champions.
  • 61 All-Americans, including Bryce Saddoris '11 who garnered All-America honors at the 2009 and 2011 NCAA Championships.
  • 21 Olympians.
  • 87 EIWA Individual Champions, including 2008-09 winners Joe Baker (133) and Bryce Saddoris (149).
  • 13 EIWA Team titles.
  • Scott Steele '10 placed third at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and served as the second alternate at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
  • 2011 Naval Academy Sword for Men recipient Bryce Saddoris became the school's all-time wins record holder by producing a 147-40 record during his four-year career.
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