OT GOAL STOPS ARMY Navy take 1-0 win over rivals
CHESTER, Pa.—Joseph Greenspan’s sixth goal of the year couldn’t have come at a better time as he knocked in a pass from Dave Arnold in the 106th minute to give Navy (13-3-2, 9-0-0 in the Patriot League) a 1-0 victory over Army and the N-Star in soccer for the fourth time in the last five years (4-0-1). The game was played in front of a crowd of 7,416 at a chilly PPL Park. Complete story
POINTS COUNT Rivalry aside, Army, Navy both need league win
The Army-Navy rivalry may be one of the biggest in all of sports. Certainly one that permeates many sports at the two military academy, but despite the rivalry the theme for both teams as they head into Sunday's 2 pm match at PPL Park is league points. Both schools play in the Patriot League, and both are hoping to make the league's post-season tournament.
EXPANDING A TRADITION Philly sees extension of Army-Navy rivalry
The first time Army and Navy played each other in a football game in Philadelphia, the service academies had met only four times before. That was in 1899. While the school's soccer teams already have a much longer ongoing rivalry, those involved in bringing Sunday's game to PPL Park (2:00 pm), hope the soccer version will also be the start of a great tradition.