Army Claims EIWA Dual Crown

Feb 27, 2019

Army Claims EIWA Dual CrownThe Army West Point wrestling team captured the dual crown amongst all teams in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) following the team's 22-10 victory over service-academy rival Navy on Saturday.

The Black Knights closed out the season with a 7-1 conference record, good enough for an EIWA-best .875 winning percentage.

Eight of Army's 10 starters are ranked in the NWCA Coaches' Panel, led by firstie Rocco Caywood who is ranked sixth at 197 pounds. Cow 174-pounder Ben Harvey owns a team-best 24-6 record, while plebe 141-pounder Corey Shie's 15 bonus point wins are tops on the team.

The Black Knights begin their postseason at the EIWA Championships, hosted by Binghamton, on March 8-9.

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