President Donald Trump presents West Point with Commander-in-Chief trophy

Posted at 1:17 PM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-06 13:17:30-04

WASHINGTON — The United States Military Academy’s football team visited the White House Monday to accept the Commander-in-Chief trophy from President Donald Trump.

West Point was honored for its wins over the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.

It is the second year in a row that the Black Knights visited the White House to accept the Commander-in-Chief trophy.

Army finished the season 11-2, with a bowl win over Houston in December.

Rising senior Linebacker Cole Christiansen, a captain for the Black Knights football team, is a native of Suffolk and was a key player in the team’s success.

Christiansen during the ceremony at the White House has the honor of presenting President Trump with a Black Knight football helmet.

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