Penn State Naval ROTC participated against schools such as the Naval Academy, Rutgers, and Michigan.
Consisting of 19 different universities, this year’s MEC was the largest Villanova has hosted.
The midshipmen participated in various events ranging from color guard, basic and trick drill in the early morning, to basketball and the Mogadishu Mile in the afternoon.
The competition was steep, but the midshipmen were well prepared.
Penn State NROTC earned a total of 12 trophies. These achievements included first place in platoon drill, the Mogadishu Mile, and swimming.
Penn State NROTC received top awards including 1st Place Basic Drill, 2nd Place Trick Team, 1st Place Overall Athletics, 1st Place Overall, and winner of the 1st Lt. Frank Young Memorial Cup.