Second Lieutenant Dalton Boatright returned to the fencing team as graduate assistant to the program. Prior to returning to the Academy, Boatright was a member of the fencing team from 2009 until 2013. In 2011-12, he was named the Mountain West Hal Rothman Sportsmanship Award winner. He is one of three Academy fencers to receive the honor. Boatright served as team captain his final semester before graduating in 2013.
Boatright graduated from the Academy in 2013 as a second lieutenant with a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering management.