TheRugbyChannel.TV but was stuck unexpectedly behind the pay-wall. You can subscribe for a month for $4.99, but I didn't because by that time I was putting up blinds in my daughter's room. That left me following the game via Twitter.
Navy was up 13-7 at half, but Army came storming back with a 17-point run to claim victory. That's about all I know.
But it's enough. Go Army! Beat Navy!!!
Softball and Men's Lax both took on Colgate. For Softball, yesterday's double-header was the first part of a three-game series, which the Black Knights swept 5-3, 8-7. They followed that up with a 12-0 win this afternoon. Army Softball stands at an outstanding 20-9.
How to follow today's series finale vs. @ColgateSoftball#GoArmy— Army WP Softball (@ArmyWP_Softball) March 26, 2017
📺: https://t.co/wYNRVPapAX (@PatriotLeagueTV)
📈: https://t.co/Ezj1pzYCJv pic.twitter.com/K4vSW9nJS9
Men's Lax was for me the main event of the day. I'd planned to watch it down at Fairfield Craft Ales, but due to technical difficulties, I would up in my living room.
The game was a barn-burner. Army came in ranked #8 in the country but exchanged rapid-fire goals early in the first before falling behind by three late in the second. Colgate's goal-tender played exceptionally well yesterday, especially early. However, a run late in the second quarter brought the Black Knights to within one as we headed into the half.
The second half saw Army settle down. They switched back and forth from a zone defense to man-defense and got more aggressive on the attack. Still, every time Army started to get on a run, Colgate would tie, again giving the contest a back-and-forth feel. Army finally took the lead near the start of the fourth, and from there they slowly began to impose their will.
Not only is Army 4-0 in the Patriot League, they've also won seven games in a row!4-0 in Patriot League ✅ pic.twitter.com/vTyiKF0Hwz— Army WP M.Lacrosse (@ArmyWP_MLax) March 25, 2017
Cole Johnson goes 5-hole for his 4th of the day and 99th of his career. pic.twitter.com/kV4Eiw8GwR— Army WP M.Lacrosse (@ArmyWP_MLax) March 26, 2017
Cole Johnson was on fire yesterday.Recap, stats and more from today's come-from-behind win to remain the only @PL_MLAX undefeated team— Army WP M.Lacrosse (@ArmyWP_MLax) March 25, 2017
So. This is my second season watching lacrosse, and I realized yesterday why I like it so much. The tactics are virtually identical to those you see playing water polo. The way these guys move the ball around on the outside looking for shots, the way they play zone defense, the way they pick or roll off a guy trying to get a shot, and even the sheer difficulty of carrying the ball in traffic... all of that is virtually identical to what you see in a water polo game. I realize that for probably 95% of my readers that probably doesn't help much, but *for me* it's a good way into a game I've only just discovered.
I really enjoy watching lacrosse. We are definitely heading to some more games this season.
Baseball split its double-header with Harvard.
RECAP: Army-Harvard Split Saturday Doubleheaderhttps://t.co/To3TZ6QpGG— Army WP Baseball (@ArmyWP_Baseball) March 26, 2017
The team is playing a second double-header with the Crimson again today, with Harvard having already taken the first game and ahead in the second.WALK OFF WIN FOR THE BLACK KNIGHTS IN EXTRAS!! 🙌— Army WP Baseball (@ArmyWP_Baseball) March 25, 2017
Dickerson with the sac fly to bring home Lindner from third. pic.twitter.com/hYfKB4Cwms
Finally, Army Tennis is kicking ass, both Men and Women.
The Black Knights closed out their weekend with another shutout win!#GoArmy https://t.co/BtaviqVzeE pic.twitter.com/Ddnb2ynZZQ— Army WP W.Tennis (@ArmyWP_WTennis) March 26, 2017
ARMY WINS!!!!! pic.twitter.com/HTFRpQI7IQ— Army WP M.Tennis (@ArmyWP_MTennis) March 24, 2017
All-in-all, I'll call that a pretty good day for Army sports.