Army Tallies 20 Victories Against Boston College

WEST POINT – The Army West Point men’s and women’s track and field teams had 20 event wins in its meet against Boston College on Saturday at Gillis Field House.

The Black Knights put up strong numbers on the women’s side winning a total of 10 events. Emily Mikoud had another strong outing, placing first in the weight throw and the shot put for the fourth straight week, while Holli Chapman was also a double winner on the day, placing first in the 60m and the 200m.

Bonvie Fosam, Gabrielle Ingram, Isabella Palchak, Deanna Ogrinc, Emma Taylor and Hannah Blakey were among the rest of the Black Knights that headlined for the women’s team today, placing first in their respective events.

Event Winners
Long Jump: Bonvie Fosam – 5.43m
Weight Throw: Emily Mikoud – 20.44m
Triple Jump: Gabrielle Ingram – 11.06m
High Jump: Isabella Palchak – 1.6m
Shot Put: Emily Mikoud – 14.66m
60m Hurdles: Deanna Ogrinc – 9.02
60m: Holli Chapman – 7.92
200m: Holli Chapman – 25.59
400m: Emma Taylor – 58.36
500m: Hannah Blakey – 1:18.98

The Black Knights continued their dominant performance on the men’s side, capturing first place in 10 events as well. There were multiple event winners on the day, as the team placed first in five field events and five track events. Patriot League Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, Jamir Gibson, notched a first place finish in the weight throw with a mark of 18.62m.

Event Winners
Long Jump: Mathew McNamara – 6.78m
Weight Throw: Jamir Gibson – 18.62m
High Jump: Valor Carlsen – 1.80m
Shot Put: Geoff Kirk – 18.43m
Pole Vault: Ethan Hesson – 4.87m
60m Hurdles: Calvin Wetzel – 8.52
60m: Kevin Kurth – 7.07
200m: Noah Shute – 23.34
400m: Elijah Bellamy – 50.08
500m: Graham Aldredge – 1:08.10

Up next, the Black Knights will host the Patriot League Challange this weekend against Lehigh University on Saturday, Feb. 27.

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