Eddie Weichers, head coach of the Air Force boxing team for the past 38 years, will retire from the Academy on September 5. Weichers, who has also served as an instructor within the Physical Education department, has transformed the boxing program into powerhouse within a National Collegiate Boxing Association.
Senior Stephen Bittner and sophomore Jacob Berggren captured NCBA championship titles on Saturday, April 5, as the Air Force boxing team earned a second-place finish in the team standings at the 39th National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships.
Four members of the Air Force boxing team picked up semifinal victories on Friday, April 4, as the Falcons continued action at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships in West Point, N.Y. Air Force accounted for a 4-5 record during the second night of national competition.
The Air Force boxing team collected five victories in eight quarterfinal bouts during the opening night of competition at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships on Thursday, April 3, at West Point's Eisenhower "Ike" Hall.
The Air Force boxing team captured its 34th regional title in the last 35 years during the final night of action (March 15) at the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) West Championships in Reno. Backed by outstanding boxer James Monk, the Falcons claimed four individual regional championship titles, while finishing 4-8 overall.