USNA History : 2000's

This year’s program was the 59th annual and was held at Halsey Field House on February 25, 2000. Head Coach was Jim McNally assisted by Mr. Jim Searing and Capt Earl Checkley USMC. Bouts this year included:

125 #’s Pat Benito vs. T. Alford
132 #’s Art Ball vs. Mark O’Connell
139 #’s Tiko Crofoot vs. Steve Cobos
147 #’s Daryl Horton vs. Tony Bolt
156 #’s Rick Weil vs. Nick Sidiripoulos
165 #’s Nic Wisecarver vs. Pat Vanhaute
175 #’s Ben Zuber vs. Dwain Donaldson
185 #’s A.J. Washington vs. Chris Kennedy
195 #’s Jim Letchford vs. Andy Haffele
Heavyweight Murph McCarthy vs. Pat McCauley

In 2000 Navy placed 2nd in the Mid-West Regional Championships and 3rd place in the Nationals. All Americans were T. Alford and Nic Wisecarver as National Champions, and Steve Cobos, Daryl Horton, Ben Zuber, A.J. Washington, Andy Haffele, and Pat McCauley all placed 3rd in the National Tournament.

2001

The 60th annual Brigade Boxing Championships were held on the 23rd of February 2001 at Halsey Field House.

125 #’s T. Alford vs. Brian Hawkins
132 #’s Art Ball vs. Adam Mallo
139 #’s Steve Cobos vs. Mike Reel
147 #’s Daryl Horton vs. Tony Bolt
156 #’s Nick Sidiripoulos vs. B. Villanueva
165 #’s Tommy Clarke vs. Dustin Lonero
175 #’s Ben Zuber vs. Anthony Triviso
185 #’s A.J. Washington vs. Chris Kennedy
195 #’s Jarvis Turner vs. Andy Haffele
Heavyweight Jeff Watkins vs. Pat McCauley

Navy placed 1st in the Mid West Regions in 2001 and finished 3rd in the Nationals. Steve Cobos and Ben Zuber were National Champions, and Dustin Lonero and A.J. Washington were National runner-ups. Placing 3rd at the Nationals were T. Alford, Nick Sidiropoulos and Pat McCauley.

The Naval Academy Plebe Boxing Competition was held in Halsey Field House on August 9, 2001. Coaches were Jim McNally, Jim Searing and Ens Art Ball USN. The Referee was Coach McNally and the judges were Midshipment Ryan O’Connell, Mike Reel and Adam Mallo. Participants in this year’s Smoker included:

132 #’s Earl Biglow vs. David Brown
147 #’s Mike Carpenter vs. Ernie Liwag
David Ball vs. John Treptow
Adrian Evangelista vs. James Flynn
156 #’s Nathanial Grebb vs. Chris Pisani
165 #’s Tom Osgoodby vs. Joel Godfrey
Karl Murray vs. Adam Bones
175 #’s Chase Milsap vs. Brandon Campbell
Daniel Martinez vs. Bill Finney
185 #’s Mike Murray vs. Mike Jurado
Chris Lonero vs. Javier Cruz
195 #’s Aziz Sayyid vs. Jeffrey Sill
Will Cocos vs. Ryan Klamper
William Moiles vs. Eddie Wolf
Dylan Ludka vs. Amir Shareet
Heavyweight Chris Osegueda vs. Samuel Graiser

2002

The Brigade Boxing Championships were held on the 22nd of February 2002 at Halsey Field House. Mr. Jim Searing and Capt Rob Burrell USMC assisted in the corners. Finalists were:

119 #’s Aaron Burciaga vs. Ahmad Ghaffar
125 #’s Susatorn Phetgad vs. Adam Mallo
132 #’s T. Alford vs. Frank Parisi
139 #’s Steve Cobos vs. Mike Reel
147 #’s Tyra Johnson vs. Bobby Villanueva
156 #’s Rick Weil vs. Alex Gauntt
165 #’s Nick Sidiripoulos vs. Kevin O’Donnell
175 #’s Chris Lonero vs. Amir Shareef
185 #’s Ben Zuber vs. David Rainey
195 #’s Guy Budinscak vs. Jim Denicco
Heavyweight Nehiamiah Katz vs. Jeff Watkins

Navy received 1st place in the Mid West Regional Team Championships and were 2nd at the National Tournament. Eight Midshipmen received All American honors. Ben Zuber was also the 2002 Naval Academy Club Sport Male Athlete of the Year. Frank Parisi and Ben Zuber were National Champions. Adam Mallo, Steve Cocos, and Amir Shareef were National runner-ups, and Josh Veney, Ahmad Ghaffar, and Nick Sidiropoulos placed 3rd .

The Plebe Summer Boxing Smoker was held on July 31, 2002 at Alumni Hall. Coach McNally was the referee and Mr. Jim Searing, Midshipmen Byron Owen, Dale Crowner and Amir Shareef were the judges. The boxing card for the Summer Program was:

132 #’s Kyle Reddinger vs. Chris Whiddon
Dick Tawill vs. Jeremy Biggs
139 #’s Luke Fallon vs. Will Recalde
147 #’s Doug McMahon vs. Tadas Alasevicius
Will Burgess vs. Marcus Keliiholokai
Kenny Hannah vs. Mike Asche
Burk Stringfellow vs. Nick Carter
156 #’s Carlos Maldonado vs. Patrick Flores
165 #’s Isaiah Gammache vs. Darren Jacques
Noah Gold vs. Jose Sosa
175 #’s Mike Baliko vs. Josh Larson
Josh Sanborn vs. Eddie Goenaga
Greg Calloway vs. Adam Foley
195 #’s Greg Watten vs. Matt Ingold
Heavyweight Jon Ferrell vs. Jack McIntosh

2003

The 2003 Brigade Boxing Championships were held on the 28th of February 2003 at Halsey Field House. Mr. Jim Searing and LCdr Jon Carriglitto USN assisted in the corners for these twelve bouts. Finalists were:

112 #’s Josh Veney vs. Billy Coakley
119 #’s Nick Tawill vs. Adam Mallo
125 #’s Jeremy Biggs vs. Matt Gallery
132 #’s Bryan Kendris vs. Frank Parisi
139 #’s Mike Reel vs. Justin Burney
147 #’s Gabe Haun vs. Bobby Villanueva
156 #’s Rick Weil vs. Burk Stringfellow
165 #’s Agur Adams vs. Kevin O’Donnell
175 #’s Amir Shareef vs. Brian Harp
185 #’s Chris Lonero vs. David Rainey
195 #’s Greg Watten vs. Dale Crowner
Heavyweight Nehiamiah Katz vs. Grant Moody

Navy received 1st place in the Mid West Regional Team Championships and were 2nd at the National Tournament. Eleven Midshipmen received All American honors. Amir Shareef was the only National Champion. Billy Coakley, Jeremy Biggs, B. Villanueva and Rick Weil were all National runner-ups. Adam Mallo, Frank Parisi, Mike Reel, Agus Adams, David Rainey, and Greg Watten were all third place finishers at the Nationals.

Plebe Boxing Championships held on August 3, 2003 at the Halsey Field House with Mr. Jim McNally as the referee and Midshipmen Brett Johnson, Chris Lonero, Greg Watten, Jeremy Biggs and Nick Tawill as judges. Particpants in the Finals were:

132 #’s Scott Wood vs. Daniel Shilling
139 #’s Felipe Grimaldo vs. Adam Spearin
Byron Chen vs. Zack Sutton
147 #’s Dan Lehey vs. Matt Minor
Brian Smith vs. Daniel Ku
B.J. Richardson vs. Gabriel Duran
156 #’s Brent Stoecker vs. Mike Scirocco
Franklin Hernandez vs. Nathan Penka
165 #’s Rich Jindrich vs. Travis Ursprung
Sam Wuornos vs. Tim Conaway
Joe Monaloto vs. Richie Ritter
175 #’s Greg Lynch vs. John David Inman
Dave Novotny vs. Pat Butler
185 #’s Ryan Dorn vs. Alex Rios
Heavyweight Chris Reyes vs. James Barrineau

2004

This year’s program was the 63rd annual and was held at Halsey Field House on February 27, 2004. Head Coach was Jim McNally assisted by Mr. Jim Searing and LCdr Jon Carriglitto USN. The first bout of the evening featured two female Midshipman at 125 #’s. Bouts this year included:

125 #’s Maia Molina-Schaefer vs. Amber Coleman
119 #’s Nick Tawil vs. Jonathan Liang
125 #’s Will Recalde vs. A.J. Mallo
132 #’s Jeremy Biggs vs. Alex Kendris
139 #’s Fernando Garcia vs. Adrian Evangelista
147 #’s B.J. Richardson vs. Josh Strubeck
156 #’s Nick Carter vs. Alejandro Loya
165 #’s Kevin O’Donnell vs. Josh Sanborn
175 #’s Chris Lonero vs. Amir Shareef
185 #’s David Rainey vs. Dan Martinez
195 #’s Greg Watten vs. Dale Crowner

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