Yearling Eric Butte of Army West Point hockey and cows Josh Zock and Kim Caccamo of swimming and diving were named the Corps Squad Scholar-Athletes of the Month for December.
Butte has played in every game this season and contributed immensely to the team's 11-5 start. Army Hockey currently has one of the best records in the country, largely because of the late game heroics of Butte. During the Black Knights' 3-0 run over Thanksgiving week, Butte had four points on two game winning goals and a pair of assists.
Zock is a management major who has consistently maintained a 3.0 GPA in his major courses, effectively balancing his academic requirements with training. In the spring of 2019, Zock won the 50 free at the Patriot League Championships with a time of 19.82. At the Army-Navy Star Meet in December, he won in the 50 Free and set an Academy record.
Caccamo consistently carries a 4.0 GPA as a Philosophy major with honors. She additionally heads up the swim and dive team Academic Mentor and Tutor program. She manages nightly study hall sessions for plebes to help them balance college academics and competitive swimming for the first time. Caccamo is a distance swimmer who obtained a personal Record of 10:15.57 in the 1000-yard free in December after placing third at the Army-Navy Star Meet. Read more.