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Army-Navy play to fourth Army-Navy Cup draw; 17th overall in series

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Chester, Pa. — The Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen men’s soccer teams played to their 17th tie in their all-time series. These two academies played to a 1-1 draw on Friday night at Subaru Park.

With the draw, the Midshipmen lead the all-time series 41-32-17. This was the first draw in the series since a 1-1 double overtime draw on October 11th, 2019.

Navy Midshipmen player David Jackson plays the ball against the Army Black Knights
David Jackson plays the ball against the Army Black Knights (Photo by Navy Athletics)

“The rivalry is special and those that represent the academies athletically get to have the honor of participating in something we can only imagine,” Black Knights head coach Brian Plotkin said. “I’m proud of our team. We talk about being connected, competing as one, and being relentless and I think you saw that tonight. We responded to the early goal against and got one back and kept going. I loved the way we competed and I was hopeful of finding the winner but the clock ran out and a tie was the result.

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“Our guys represented USMA with honor and put in a performance I think our alumni would be proud of. Would have loved to get the win but that’s soccer for you. Can’t wait to see this group compete again. Good things are coming.”

Despite the draw, the Black Knights retain the Army-Navy Cup for another year. They were the last winner in the series as they won 2-0 over the Midshipmen on October 7th, 2022.

Since the teams began playing in the Army-Navy Cup at Subaru Park, the teams have played to four draws in 12 meetings. In 2017, the teams played to a 0-0 draw in double overtime.

They also played to a 1-1 draw in double overtime in the inaugural Army-Navy Cup on September 30th, 2012.

In the Army-Navy Cup, the Black Knights lead the all-time series 5-3-4.

Navy (5-5-3) fell to 0-0-1 at neutral site games. The Midshipmen are 1-3-2 away from home.

The team is 2-1-2 in the Patriot League.

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Army (3-6-2) is also 0-0-1 in neutral site games. The Black Knights have also struggled on the road as the team is now 1-3-1 away from home.

The Black Knights are 1-3-2 in league play.

The Midshipmen took a 1-0 lead in the first half. David Jackson scored off a header that Jason Aoyama kicked near the net that Jackson hit into the goal.

Then, later in the first half, the Black Knights tied the game at 1-1. Gage Lyons scored the equalizer.

Jackson has eight goals on the season. According to Navy, he has the most goals in a season since Jacob Williams, who had eight goals in 2018.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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