Navy sweeps Army in Star Meet track and field
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Navy swept the Star Meet outdoor track and field competition with archrival Army Saturday, winning the men's meet 105-97 and the women's meet 107-96.
The hotly-contested men's meet was decided in the last event, when Zack Duncavage won the discus with a school and meet record throw of 185 feet, two inches. Duncavage also won the shot put and took fifth in the hammer.
Navy was also aided by one-two finishes in the 200, triple jump and pole vault. Austin Batiste won the 200 and 400 for the Midshipmen.
Army took first and second in the steeplechase.
In the women's meet, Navy's Class of 2013 finished off a four-year sweep of the indoor and outdoor Star Meets. Jessica Ridgway set the pace with victories in the 100 and 200.
Lauren Allam was a key to Navy's win as she finished first in the discus, second in the shot, fourth in the hammer and fifth in the javelin.
For Army, Kaitlyn Love won the 100- and 400-meter hurdle races, then took part in a winning relay. The Cadets also took first and second in the pole vault.