May 17, 2012
WEST POINT, N.Y. - ITT Knight Vision will carry the Army Athletic Association's 2012 Black Knight Awards live on Sunday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. Families, fans and others not able to attend the awards, which celebrate and highlight the 2011-12 season in Army Athletics, will have the opportunity to watch online via a free live webcast. In addition, real-time Twitter updates of the winners can be found at www.twitter.com/armyathletics.
To access the Black Knight Awards webcast, click here and view "Live Events." Streaming will begin at the time of the event. Rich DeMarco, Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, Multi-Media and Broadcasting, will serve as the night's emcee. In its fifth year of existence, the Black Knight Awards follow an ESPY Awards model and will highlight the best Army Athletics has had to offer this season.
All 25 of Army's athletic teams, coaches and staff invited to attend the event, which will be held at West Point's Robinson Auditorium, located in Thayer Hall, for the fourth year in a row. A light reception will precede the formal award show, which will run no later than 9 p.m.
The Black Knight Awards will honor All-Americans, scholar-athletes and league champions and several awards will be presented to cadet-athletes. Among the categories are men's and women's Firstie of the Year, Cow of the Year, Yearling of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Performance of the Year. Co-ed Team of the Year and Play of the Year awards are also on the docket. In addition, the Army A Club Award will be distributed, as will the Maggie Dixon Inspiration Award, Gene Uchacz Memorial Award and Community Service Award.
Stay tuned to www.goARMYsports.com for a complete recap and photos from the awards on Sunday night following the show.