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Army lax player named Freshman of the Year by


Army freshman Garrett Thul is getting some major recognition for his outstanding rookie campaign. Thul was named Freshman of the Year by, the first Black Knight to ever receive that honor. To quote our vice president, this is a big f#@!*%& deal. Thul, who already earned Patriot League Rookie of the Year honors, beat out a bunch of highly recruited studs from Johns Hopkins, North Carolina, Syracuse, Cornell and other traditional lax powerhouses. An attackman, Thul led Army with 41 goals and was second on the team with 50 points. He helped propel Army to the Patriot League championship…

Army's dream season ends with a thud against Cornell


Not much was expected from this Army lacrosse team, especially after its deflating loss to Air Force to end a four-game losing streak early this season. A run to the Patriot League Championship and an upset over No. 2 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome in the first round of the NCAA Tournament didn’t seem possible. The fairy tale run came to an end, though, at Stony Brook’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium after Army fell to Cornell 14-5. Cornell scored the first four goals to establish a lead they never relinquished and continually squashed any momentum Army could muster in front…

Army clinches top seed for Patriot League Tourney


Army barely held onto what was once a six goal second half lead to beat Lafayette and clinch the top seed in next week’s Patriot League Tournament. The Leopards outscored the Black Knights 9-3 in the second half, but didn’t have enough in the tank to overtake Army, who sneaked by with a 15-14 win. Junior attackman Jeremy Boltus led the Black Knights with a career high eight points notching three goals and five assists. Freshman attackman Garrett Thul also continued his standout rookie season with four goals and one assist of his own. Having sewn up the league regular…