Yearling Anthony Giachin of Army West Point baseball and firstie Cecelia Croman of women's swimming and diving were named the Corps Squad Scholar Athletes of the Month for November. As a mechanical engineering major and graduate of the advanced math program, Giachin has excelled in the classroom by achieving a 4.097 cumulative grade-point average. In his first year with the Black Knights, he set the Academy record for games played (61). Additionally, he was the Patriot League Tournament MVP and a member of the All-Patriot League Tournament Team. Giachin received the honor of being named the 2018 Patriot League Rookie of the Year. As a freshman, he took home three weekly rookie of the week honors from the league as well. Giachin was named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team.
Croman has served as a co-captain for the Black Knights in her final season with the team. She is an Operations Research major and has received high honors by Sporting 3.64 cumulative GPA. The Corpus Christi, Texas native posted one of her best academic semester's last spring with a 3.89 GPA and no course grade below an A-. Croman conducts research on two senior research projects and she regularly tutors other student-athletes in multiple sports in mathematics courses. She posted a stellar performance at the Patriot League Championships by contributing 35 points to Army's team total, while winning the 100 back. Recently in the dual meet against LIU Brooklyn, Croman helped Army get off to a strong start by leading off the Black Knights' victorious 200 medley relay squad. The firstie later added a win in the 200 back. Read More