Black Knight Awards Celebrate 2018-19 Year
The Army West Point Athletic Association held the 2019 Black Knight Awards ceremony on Wednesday morning at Robinson Auditorium in Thayer Hall. The department's premiere year-end event honored teams and individuals for their successes throughout the 2018-19 season. After finishing the season with an 11-2 record, winning the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl and capturing the Commander in Chief's Trophy for the second straight year, the football program took home the Team of the Year award for the third straight year. In its 12th year of existence, the Black Knight Awards honored the best that Army West Point's 30 athletic teams had to offer in 2018-19 in an award-show format similar to the ESPY Awards. Rich DeMarco, Assistant Athletic Director for Multimedia and Broadcasting, emceed the event and guided an audience that included West Point Superintendent Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Steve Gilland, Dean of the Academic Board Brig. Gen. Cindy Jebb, Command Sgt. Maj. Jack Love and Army West Point Interim Director of Athletics Dan McCarthy just to name a few. Read more.