Air Force to Host Navy on Friday Night

Oct. 2, 2012

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force boxing team will host service academy rival Navy on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Academy's Cadet Boxing Room. Head coach Eddie Weichers announced the card for the annual showdown, which is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

139-lbs.: Will Petersen vs. Jonathan Shepherd
156-lbs.: James Monk vs. Ben Matson
156-lbs.: John Alora vs. Andre Moorehead
125-lbs.: Roy Taylor vs. Richard Gonong
170-lbs.: Chris Nelson vs. Jack Morado
160-lbs.: Mike Leland vs. Mike Mourafetis
175-lbs.: Justin Smith vs. Sean Hunt
140-lbs.: Andrew Munoz vs. Antonio Roa
116-lbs.: Drew Pineda vs. Adam Locklear

The lineup features nine total bouts, ranging from 116 to 175 pounds. The card also boasts one NCBA national champion in Air Force's team captain Drew Pineda, who claimed his second straight title in the 112-pound weight division last spring. The lineup also features four NCBA All-Americans, including two from Air Force (Roy Taylor, Andrew Munoz) and two from Navy (Richard Gonong, Antonio Roa).



Air Force will be stationed in the blue corner, while Navy will be in the red. Admission is free to the Falcons' showdown with the Mids.
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