Highlights: Navy Football vs. ECU

Navy Football shut out East Carolina, 10-0, on Senior Day.

The United States Naval Academy offers 36 varsity sports.

Navy Football offers a unique game day atmosphere and pageantry that dates back to 1879. The Midshipmen enter their 143rd season of competition. On December 19, Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk introduced Brian Newberry as the 40th head coach in program history. Newberry had served as defensive coordinator from 2019-2022.

The Mids pride themselves on dominance against service academy foe and archrival Army Black Knights in the Star Series. Navy is 39-4-2 against Army in the annual series over the past 45 years.

Navy has cultivated a dynasty in its Olympic, distance and endurance sports. Among its 17 conference championships in the 2022-23 season, the USNA swept the Patriot League titles in Cross Country (Men’s and Women’s), Swimming & Diving (Men’s and Women’s), Women’s Rowing, and Indoor Track & Field and Outdoor Track & Field (both Men’s and Women’s). Navy has won 147 Patriot League titles since joining the conference in the 1991-92 campaign. On March 1, Gladchuk announced that Navy would sponsor Women’s Triathlon as its 36th varsity sport, beginning competition in the fall.

Men’s Rugby compiled an 18-0 record and clinched the Collegiate Rugby Association of America (CRAA) Division 1-A National Championship.

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Press Conference after the ECU game:
Student-Athlete Spotlight – Jayden Umbarger:

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