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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Sophie Lekas of Willowbrook, Ill., warms up in a hallway before her 112-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. All Midshipmen are required to participate in boxing as part of their physical education. Participants in the brigade championships are member's of the Academy's boxing club sport team. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Taras Klymyuk, in blue, of Brooklyn, N.Y., strikes Taylor Yohe of Springfield, Va., in a 147-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Jordan Davis, of Pensacola, Fla., competes with Peter Ventola of Boston in a 175-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, coach Jim Searing, right, prepares Midshipman Jake Clary of Lincolnton, N.C., before his 119-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Jordan Davis of Pensacola, Fla., wraps his hands as he prepares for his 175-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Nate Fields of Lake Harmony, Pa., sports American flag-themed socks as he prepares to jump rope before his 119-lb boxing match at the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, a Midshipman watches as Mikayla Lint of Johnstown, Pa., and Alex Larranaga of Ceres, Calif., compete in a 147-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. While boxing is a physical education requirement for all Midshipmen, the championships showcase the best boxers who are members of the Academy's club sport team. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, blood drips from Midshipman Peter Ventola's nose as he competes against Jordan Davis, of Pensacola, Fla., in a 175-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Midshipman Zoe Wang, in red, of Herndon, Va., punches Ally Annick of Pasadena, Calif., in a 132-lb boxing match during the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships in Annapolis, Md. Since the first championship in 1942, it's become one of the most popular events at the Naval Academy. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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President Barack Obama waved May 17 as he arrived to deliver the commencement speech during the 2009 graduation ceremony at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. This Friday, he will address graduates of the Naval Academy. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama waved May 17 as he arrived to deliver the commencement speech during the 2009 graduation ceremony at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. This Friday, he will address graduates of the Naval Academy. (Associated Press)

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Pablo Beltran is the punter for The Naval Academy. (Navy Athletics)

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Pablo Beltran is the punter for The Naval Academy. (Navy Athletics)

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First year Naval Academy plebes finish the traditional Herndon Monument climb in two hours and ten minutes, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The tradition, dating back to 1940, is the culmination of the first year in the Naval Academy where the plebe class has to help each other climb the obelisk covered in lard, remove the "dixie cup" hat at the top and replace it with an upperclassman's hat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Lard covered shirts are strewn about as first year Naval Academy plebes finish the traditional Herndon Monument climb in two hours and ten minutes, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The tradition, dating back to 1940, is the culmination of the first year in the Naval Academy where the plebe class has to help each other climb the obelisk covered in lard, remove the "dixie cup" hat at the top and replace it with an upperclassman's hat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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First year Naval Academy plebes celebrate as they finish the traditional Herndon Monument climb in two hours and ten minutes, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The tradition, dating back to 1940, is the culmination of the first year in the Naval Academy where the plebe class has to help each other climb the obelisk covered in lard, remove the "dixie cup" hat at the top and replace it with an upperclassman's hat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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First year Naval Academy plebes fall off the Herndon Monument during the plebes traditional climb which marks the culmination of their first year, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The tradition, dating back to 1940, involves the entire plebe class working with each other to climb the obelisk covered in lard, remove the "dixie cup" hat at the top and replace it with an upperclassman's hat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Midshipman 4th Class Andrew Craig, 19, of Tulsa, Okla., replaces a first year's Naval Academy "dixie cup" hat with an upperclassman's hat as the plebes finish the traditional Herndon Monument climb in two hours and ten minutes, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The tradition, dating back to 1940, is the culmination of the first year in the Naval Academy where the plebe class has to help each other climb the obelisk covered in lard. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)