Army Black Knights
Located on the beautiful high grounds that overlook the famous Hudson River in the West Point, Orange County of the great city of New York, the United States Military Academy or USMA’s Army Black Knights has produced some of the finest athletes in the United States for many years. Just about 50 miles north of the “Big Apple”, this famous coeducational federal service academy is a United States landmark which is one of the most popular tourist destinations due the historic significance of the buildings, monuments and sites that can be found in this illustrious campus.
Known as “The Black Knights of the Hudson”, the Army Black Knights from the USMA is one of the most competitive athletics teams in the very tough Division I-A of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). This fine athletics team play in the Patriot League as well as in others like the men’s Collegiate Sprint Football League. The Army Black Knights are also one of the 300 playing members of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) competing in Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, Eastern Intercollegiate Gymnastics League and even the National Intercollegiate Women’s Fencing Association. Be sure not miss these tremendous athletes compete in the NCAA, buy the Army Black Knights tickets as soon as possible.
Alongside the two major service academies of Navy and Air Force, the Army Black Knights take part in the prestigious Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, representing the Army. The Black Knights has had success over the years, that is well disturbed amongst the various leagues in which they compete. The Army Black Knight’s baseball team is amongst the well known teams in the Patriot League. With more than 15 Major League Baseball Drafts under its belt since the beginning of draft in 1965, the Black Knights play in the spectacular Johnson Stadium at the Doubleday Field where they defeated the Holy Cross team for the Patriot League Baseball Tournament Championship Series of 2012.
The Army Black Knights also one of the basketball teams in the Patriot League. Playing in the fantastic 5,043 seat Christl Arena, this team seen many historic figures such as Bob Knight and Mike Krzyzewski, both of whom are amongst the most successful men’s basketball coaches in the history of National Collegiate Athletic Association.
However, the most popular team in the Army Black Knights is their football team, who are recognized as one of finest in NCAA Division I Football teams, capturing three straight national championships in 1944, 1945 and 1946. Just outside of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, the famous outdoor football ground known as Michie Stadium can be found. With its opening in 1924, this historic 38,000 seat stadium was declared to be the 3rd best sporting venue of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated. With a majestic view of the Hudson River, it is truly a fantastic stadium. “The Black Knights of Hudson” have produced some of the best football players that include three Heisman Trophy winners Doc Blanchard, Glenn Davis and Pete Dawkins. Even great army generals like Omar Bradley and the former President of America, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The Army Black Knights also have college rugby team that competes in the Division 1-A of the Eastern Conference. With the Anderson Rugby Complex as their home ground, the Black Knight’s rugby team has become the most successful team in the United States, performing fantastically in many high profile college tournaments in the country. Truly fantastic athletic teams, the Black Knights are the ones to watch out for. So get cheap Army Black Knight tickets and catch all the action live.