The Navy team broke the Army’s three-year winning streak Saturday night during the 120th Army – Navy football matchup.
The Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Annapolis beat the United States Military Academy (USMA) West Point Black Knights 31-7 after evening out a deficit in the first quarter to tie up the game. The Midshipmen took the lead in the second quarter and continued to build on their score throughout the rivalry game.
— colin hutchinson (@colinhu07152122) December 14, 2019
The Army team continued to play tough throughout the matchup between the two military service academies, at one point blocking a field goal attempt by the Navy team.
Newfield Alum and Army Captain Eli Riley Blocks a field goal attempt in today’s Army Navy Game!!! pic.twitter.com/pf6FuPoHNi
— MC Athletic Director (@MCAthleticDept) December 14, 2019
Still, the Navy team continued to build on their commanding lead throughout the second half of the game, including a final touchdown by Quarterback Malcolm Perry in the final two minutes of the game. Moments later the Navy sealed the game with an interception of an Army pass with a minute remaining to the game.
OVER 300 RUSHING YARDS.
The 120th Army-Navy Game will be remembered for Malcolm Perry’s brilliance. pic.twitter.com/rXO0Fei76d
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) December 14, 2019
The record for the rivalry match up stands at 61 wins for the Navy to the Army’s 52 wins and seven ties.