Navy Men’s Rugby Team Claims Thrilling Win Over Army
In a highly anticipated match, the Navy men’s rugby team emerged victorious with a thrilling 23-21 win over Army in the inaugural men’s rugby Star Match. This victory extended Navy’s winning streak against Army to four matches and added another Star win to their tally for the season.
The game came down to the wire, with Navy’s Krieger sealing the victory with a walk-off penalty kick in extended time. Krieger’s outstanding performance throughout the game earned him the title of the top scorer in the conference. He scored an impressive 13 of Navy’s 23 points, including three penalty kicks and two conversion kicks.
Krieger’s winning penalty kick also tied his own record for the most penalty kicks in a game by a Mid in team history. His incredible prowess on the field helped Navy finish the fall campaign on a high note.
Contributing to Navy’s success were Russell and Schmitz, who both scored tries during the match. Their efforts, combined with Krieger’s stellar performance, proved to be the winning formula for Navy.
With this victory, Navy not only improved their overall varsity history against Army to 4-0 but also maintained their undefeated status with a 29-0 record since being elevated to varsity status. Additionally, Navy continued their dominance by maintaining a perfect 7-0 record against Rugby East opponents.
It is worth noting that Navy was the only team to defeat both Life and Notre Dame College during the fall season, further solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with in the rugby world.
The win has created a buzz among fans and supporters, further establishing Navy’s reign in men’s rugby. As the team looks forward to future matches, their resilience and dedication continue to inspire their fans and set the bar high for other teams in their conference.
Stay tuned for more updates on Navy’s men’s rugby team as they aim to maintain their winning streak and uphold their reputation as a dominant force in the sport.
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