Carl Roland Stichweh
Carl Roland Stichweh



Class of 1965
Football

Rollie Stichweh was a three-time varsity letterwinner for the football team where he starred as a quarterback, halfback, defensive back and kick and punt returner. He was twice named Most Valuable Player of the Army-Navy game.

Stichweh completed 52.6 percent of his career passes and was tabbed as an All-East selection. He was chosen to compete in the 1964 North-South Shrine All-Star Game as well as the Coaches All-America Game in 1965.

While being ranked number one in his class for physical education, Stichweh was selected by Navy as the "best opposition back in the country." Stichweh also has a place in college football history after his touchdown run against Navy in 1963 became first play ever broadcast via television instant replay.

Following graduation, Stichweh served in the Airborne branch of the U.S. Army and was awarded the Bronze Medal and Air Medal. He was president of the West Point Society of New England, the vice president of the West Point Society of New York and served two terms on the West Point Association of Graduates Board of Trustees.

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