This seasons Army West Point Wrestling senior night versus Lehigh, now on January 31 at 7 p.m., has officially been moved to West Orange High School in West Orange, New Jersey, to honor the late Black Knights wrestler, C.J. Morgan.
"We just felt like moving our senior day match to West Orange was the right thing to do," said head coach Kevin Ward. "I left the decision up to our seniors, and they didn't hesitate, they knew they wanted to wrestle in C.J.'s home gym on senior night. I appreciate everyone's support in making this happen and we look forward to honoring C.J. on senior night."
Morgan, originally of West Orange, New Jersey, passed away last summer due to injuries sustained from a military vehicle accident in the U.S. Military Academy's training area. He was a Law and Legal Studies major, and a recruited athlete who was a standout member of the Army wrestling team. He had a 28-22 career record competing at 184 and 197 pounds for Army.
The Black Knights are currently 6-2 in dual matches this season, and are coming off victories over American University and Wyoming this past weekend at the West Point Duals. The team next competes this Friday, January 17 against Penn at Gillis Field House.