Friday, September 7, 2012
Naval Academy graduate Brad Snyder overcame being blinded in Afghanistan and has already won two gold medals and one silver in the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Naval Academy graduate Brad Snyder won his second gold medal in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London on Friday, according to Navy Sports. Snyder graduated from the academy in 2006 where he was captain of the Navy swim team his senior year. While on patrol in Afghanistan in September 2011, Synder was blinded by an improvised explosive device. His London gold medals are in 400m freestyle swimming and 100m freestyle. Snyder also won a silver medal for the 50m freestyle race. His last race—the 200m individual medley—takes place on Saturday. To read more about Snyder's incredible showing at the Paralympic Games in London, click here to read the full story on Navy Sports.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Here's a look at when Navy sports teams are playing this week and where they stand for the season.
Overall Navy Sports Record: 3-4 (.429) Football (0-0) Last Week: Idle This Week: vs. Notre Dame, 2 p.m. in Dublin, Ireland (9 a.m. Saturday in Annapolis). Fans can watch the game on CBS-TV, ESPN America TV (overseas), American Forces Network TV, or listen at Navy Radio Network and Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. Offshore sailing Last Week: Idle This Week: CBYRA Race Week, Saturday-Monday, all day in Annapolis. Women’s soccer (2-1) Last Week: Defeated USC Upstate, 6-1 This Week: George Mason, 7 p.m. Monday in Annapolis Jacksonville, 6 p.m. Friday, in Jacksonville, FL North Florida, 1 p.m. Sunday in Jacksonville, FL Men’s soccer (0-1) Last Week: Lost to No. 23 Old Dominion, 4-0 This Week: Robert Morris, 7 p.m. Thursday in Glenn Warner …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Four times this football season Navy fans will have the opportunity to have lunch with Head Coach Ken Niumatalolo and talk about the season.
Navy football fans have the opportunity to join Head Coach Ken Niumatalolo for lunch and talk about the season on four different Tuesdays this fall. "It gives people an inside look at Navy football," said Associate Athletic Director Scott Strasemeier. "It's a good lunch, but it's also an opportunity to meet the coach and ask him a question or two." The 2012 Navy Football Luncheon Series will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the N-Room at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. During the lunch Niumatalolo and host Pete Medhurst will "break down the upcoming season, including the opener on Sept. 1 against Notre Dame," according to a press release. The team flies out to Ireland the next day to face the fighting Irish on Saturday at Aviva …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The 2012 Navy football team signed autographs and posed for photos with fans during the academy's annual fan fest on Saturday in Annapolis.
Hundreds of football fans decked out in their blue and gold flocked to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday for Fan Fest. "It's a small token of our appreciation," head football coach Ken Niumatalolo said. "Just a little thing we can do to pay back the fans and the community that is so supportive of our team." Niumatalolo signed autographs, posed for pictures and chatted about the upcoming season, which he said will "hopefully be a good one." His staff and the entire team were on the field too interacting with fans both big and small. Center Bradyn Heap called the two hour meet and greet fun. He said, "It's good to interact with the fans on a personal basis. We get to see who is coming to watch our games." Some of the younger …