WEST POINT – After capturing a 21-16 victory over Duke on Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium, the Army West Point football team completed its quest to go undefeated at home by finishing 6-0 at West Point.
Despite being held scoreless in the second half, the Black Knights were able to hold off the Blue Devils and improve to 8-2 overall on the season, while Duke dropped to 4-6.
On the offensive end, Ahmad Bradshaw led the rushing attack with 97 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown. Andy Davidson followed with 10 rushes for 64 yards. Darnell Woolfolk was the third Army rusher to accumulate double-digit carries and gained 53 yards on 16 attempts with a pair of scores.
Defensively, Cole Christiansen and James Nachtigal finished with 10 and nine tackles, respectively, while Alex Aukerman powered his way to seven stops. The Army defense filled the stat sheet, recording four sacks, five tackles for loss, seven pass breakups,a fumble recovery and a blocked punt for a touchdown.
Prior to the start of the game, 16 senior cadet-athletes were honored with a small ceremony for their dedication to the program over the last four years. John Trainor, Rhyan England, Ahmad Bradshaw, Blake Wilson, Aukerman, Scott Washle, Bayle Wolf, Matt Sannella, Andrew McLean, John Voit, Bryce Holland, Joshua Boylan, Mike Houghton, Brett Toth, Jeff Ejekam and Jermaine Adams were all acknowledged.
Army will head to Denton, Texas, Saturday for a meeting with North Texas at 6:30 p.m. ET.