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Public Affairs : Cadet Marathon Team runs Army-Navy game ball to Philly



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                     RELEASE NO. 22-12
WEST POINT, N.Y. –– The U.S. Military Academy’s Marathon Team will run the ceremonial game ball from West Point to Philadelphia for the 113th Army-Navy football classic scheduled for Dec. 8 at Lincoln Financial Field, Pa.

The 19-member cadet team will accept the game ball at approximately 7 p.m. during the bonfire activities Dec. 6. The team will depart West Point, passing through several towns and cities during the two-day run to deliver the game ball for opening ceremonies at 2 p.m. Dec. 8.

At approximately midnight, Dec. 7, the team will pass through Suffern, N.J. along Route 202 to Route 32 into New Hope, and King of Prussia, Pa. The final portion of their journey will lead them to Route 63 West, Old Welsh Road, to 611 South, Old York Road, to Broad St.

This year marks the 84th time the cadets and midshipmen have met head-to-head in Philadelphia for this long standing rivalry.

Marathon team members and their hometowns include:

Cadet Meg-Ann Braun           Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Cadet Colin Chapman            Carmichael, Calif.

Cadet Nathaniel Einfeldt         Atlanta

Cadet Benjamin Huff              Hebron, Ky.

Cadet Adam Irons                  Bentonville, Ark.

Cadet Nicholas Juliano           Miller Place, N.Y.

Cadet Ben Karn                      Marysville, Ohio

Cadet Tiffany Matthews           Copperas Cove, Texas

Cadet Johannes Olind             Detroit

Cadet Leora Reyhan                Springfield, Ill.

Cadet David Richardson           Seattle

Cadet Mackenzie Riford           Hagerstown, Md.

Cadet Connor Roche               Darlington, Wis.

Cadet Thomas Rowland           Noank, Conn.

Cadet Marc Samland               Salinas, Calif.

Cadet Daniel Schlich                Steubenville, Ohio

Cadet Austin Semmel               Schnecksville, Pa.

Cadet Benjamin Shields            Boise, Idaho

Cadet Mackenzie Vaughn         Olalla, Wash.