Nov. 9, 2012
WEST POINT, N.Y. - On the eve of its season-opening game against Air Force, Army men's basketball head coach Zach Spiker has announced that seniors Ella Ellis and Jordan Springer, and junior Josh Herbeck have been selected as team captains by the team.
"These three young men have been terrific leaders for our program," Spiker said. "They have set the standard for the others since the end of last season, and continued to set the tone this fall and into the start of the season. It's a tremendous honor for them to have been selected by their peers, and we are excited to have them lead our team."
Ellis, a first-team All-Patriot League pick a year ago, served as a captain last season, while Springer and Herbeck and their first season in that position.
The Black Knights being their season on Saturday at 2 p.m. versus the Falcons in the opening game of the 2012 Army ROTC All-Military Classic in Charleston, S.C. Army will take on either VMI or The Citadel on Sunday.