Air Force to Host Army in Annual Showdown

    John Quinn
    John Quinn

    Oct. 31, 2007

    USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - One week after posting a 1-2 record against Army on neutral ground, the Air Force boxing team will host the Black Knights at the Academy on Friday, Nov. 2. The Falcons, who faced Army just last week in Detroit, will welcome their sister service academy to the Upper Boxing Room for a 4:30 p.m. showdown.

    Junior David Simon kicks off the event with a 135-pound match-up against Chad Moran, while classmate Austin Almand faces Dan Squiera in a 158-pound bout. Fellow junior Harvey White will toe the line with Anthony Terrel at 138 pounds, while sophomore Seth Gunn and Dan Hogan will face off at 144 pounds.

    In the lightest weight class of the night (125-pounds), sophomore Matt McPhail will enter the ring with Matt Longo, the national runner-up at 119 pounds last year. Junior Nathan Liptak will face Steve Henao in a 152-pound bout, before the weight division shifts to the heavier competitors.

    At 180 pounds, junior Elon Brumfield will take on Alonzo McNeal. Junior Andrew Catoire and senior Chris Johnson will take part in a pair of 185-pound contests. Catoire will face A.J. Pisano, while Johnson will match up with Nate Taylor. Senior John Quinn rounds out the evening with a 195-pound bout with Jody Chapman.

    135-lbs.: Chad Moran (Army) vs. Dave Simon (Air Force)
    158-lbs.: Dan Squiera (Army) vs. Austin Almand (Air Force)
    138-lbs.: Anthony Terrel (Army) vs. Harvey White (Air Force)
    144-lbs.: Dan Hogan (Army) vs. Seth Gunn (Air Force)
    125-lbs.: Matt Longo (Army) vs. Matt McPhail (Air Force)
    152-lbs.: Steve Henao (Army) vs. Nate Liptak (Air Force)
    180-lbs.: Alonzo McNeal (Army) vs. Elon Brumfield (Air Force)
    185-lbs.: A.J. Pisano (Army) vs. Andrew Catoire (Air Force)
    185-lbs.: Nate Taylor (Army) vs. Chris Johnson (Air Force)
    195-lbs.: Jody Chapman (Army) vs. John Quinn (Air Force)



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