Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Ashlyn Bigelow completes 1st year at West Point

Ashlyn Bigelow has finished her first year at West Point and returned in early July after summer leave for additional training. She first reported during the summer of 2021 and took part in six weeks of basic training, part of which was learning about the academy, and the other part for field training and marksmanship.

Ashlyn was a member of the West Point basketball team and saw limited playing time but her role as a freshman was working with the practice team against the starters. She was one of three freshmen on the 19-member team. They had a new coach so the team members needed to learn a new system.

West Point is a member of the Patriot League conference and they played games with colleges in their area plus the Navy and Air Force. During the season they practiced each day, but during the off-season, they hold regular practices but not as often.

 

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