Men’s Rugby Announces Award Winners
Army Men’s rugby gathered this past weekend to cap off its season with a banquet and awards ceremony. The Black Knights had another stellar season in 2020-21, finishing with a 7-1 overall record including a sweep of the service academies. In 15s play, Army coasted to a 4-0 record while outscoring opponents 201-32. The 7s season was highlighted by a third-place finish at the Collegiate Rugby Championships, and a 3-1 overall record.
As a part of the ceremony, Coach Sherman announced his captains for the 2021-22 season. Rising firstie Nolan Green will serve as the head captain while Matt Meehan and Larry Williams will serve as his vice captains.
Black Knights' Head Coach Matt Sherman also announced six team award winners at the ceremony.
Rookie of the Year: Tiaan Mosconi ’24
Mosconi earned the honor after a tremendous performance at the Collegiate Rugby Championships, where he scored 24 points and was the team's leading conversion scorer. The California native successfully kicked seven conversions while adding a pair of tries to the stat sheet.
Most Improved Player: Matt De Frates ’24
De Frates earned playing time in 15s action, successfully kicking conversions in two matches against Norwich and Air Force. De Frates played valuable minutes at the fly-half position for Army in his first season. Read more.