Army Returns Home To Host Princeton

Tucker Van Dyke

Tucker Van Dyke

Oct. 17, 2013

WEST POINT, N.Y. - After going 3-0 on its recent road trip to remain unbeaten, the Army sprint football team will look to stay perfect when it hosts Princeton in a Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) contest at Shea Stadium on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.

The game will be video streamed live on Knight Vision, the Black Knights' subscription-based multimedia platform available through Army's official website (www.goARMYsports.com). Live stats will also be available through GameTracker, and in-game Twitter updates will be offered via the sprint football team's official handle (@ArmySprintFB).

The Last Meeting
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October 20, 2012
West Point, N.Y.
Sprint Football Routs Princeton 59-0
Army sprint football routed visiting Princeton 59-0 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at West Point's Shea Stadium.

Army (5-0, 5-0 CSFL) topped Mansfield, 51-6, last week to earn its 12th straight victory dating back to last season. Junior quarterback James Wartski has thrown for a CSFL-leading 1,216 yards and 12 touchdowns while tossing just one interception. Freshman running back Marqus Burrell paces the Black Knights with 322 yards on the ground and has five touchdowns, while sophomore back Jesse Shackelford has run for 201 yards and a score.

Sophomore receiver Tucker Van Dyke leads the team with 20 receptions for 309 yards while notching a pair of touchdowns, freshman wide out Lane Holmes has 13 catches for 265 yards and two scores, and junior Zachary Woods has been on the receiving end of four touchdowns.

Senior defensive lineman Dylan Doty has racked up a team-leading 37 tackles and nine sacks, and classmate Jake Steckler has 30 stops and a pair of sacks. Senior defensive back John Egan has three interceptions to lead an Army defensive corps that has picked the ball off 10 times.

Princeton (0-5, 0-5) is led offensively by freshman quarterback Chad Cowden, who has thrown for 343 yards and three touchdowns, while junior wide receiver Chris McCord has 23 catches for 355 yards and two scores. Sophomore running back A.J. Sibley has carried the ball 37 times for 67 yards, while also posting a team-high 25 tackles as a defensive back.

Army will face Princeton for the 60th time on Friday, with the Black Knights holding a 54-3-2 all-time lead versus the Tigers. Army topped Princeton, 59-0, during last season's contest at West Point.

Following Friday's game, Army will conclude its season at home against service-academy rival Navy in a contest that will likely decide the CSFL champion. The "Star Game" is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.

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