Spencer Brandon is this week's Rifle Athlete of the Week
Falcons at home Nov. 18-19
Rifle Athlete of the Week (Jan. 25, 2016)
2016 California Junior Olympic Smallbore Champion
2017 Robert Mitchell Championships, Silver Medalist
2017 School Record Holder – Smallbore (592)
Two-Time Letter winner
2016-17: In October, at the season opener in Fairbanks versus UAF and TCU, she had a combined total 2355 … shot 596 in air rifle for the school record ... had a season high 584 in smallbore … later in the month, she scored the Falcons’ third-highest individual total 1168 against UNR and UTEP … on the following day, she was the Falcons’ fourth-highest scorer with 1165 … in November’s President’s Trophy Match, she scored 1168 … later in the month, she scored 1162 in the first of two matches against TCU … followed with 1166 against her opponent … in December, finished with a three-day total 1234.4 in the women’s air rifle at the Winter Air Gun Championships … at the California Junior Olympics, she was the women’s smallbore state champion, which qualified her for the 2017 NJOSCs … January 2017, named rifle athlete of the week as the Falcons’ overall leading scorer in the match against OSU and JSU ... had an aggregate 1184, a career high … she also had the school record for smallbore (592) … at The Citadel, she was the Falcons’ top individual scorer with 1174 in the first day’s match … on the second day, totaled 1173 points … in February, at the PRC Championships, scored 579 in smallbore and went on to score 586 in air rifle … at the NCAA Qualifier Match in Fort Worth, finished with an aggregate 1173 as the Falcons’ third-highest scorer … qualified for the 2017 NCAA Rifle National Championships … at the Robert Mitchell Championships, earned two bronze medals for 50m three-position Finals (436.2) and 10m air rifle junior Finals (224.6) … her consistent smallbore 577 was the highest total for junior women … in the three-position, finished eighth in Finals with a 393.5 … qualified for Finals in the women’s open air rifle ... scored a 120.7 in the Finals for eighth place (824.4), the third-highest qualifying score for junior finalists … in March, had a 1173 in the NCAA qualifier, went on to score 1159 in the NCAA National Championships … earned NRA All-American second-team smallbore honors … CRCA All-American for combined smallbore and air rifle scoring … in April, she finished fourth among 66 competitors in the NJOSC’s three-position rifle Finals with 422.4 … two-day total was 1161 … went on to place 15th in the air rifle with a total 822.9.
2015-16: Weilbacher competed in the USAS Rifle National Championships, June 22-28, in Fort Benning, Ga. ... finished 27th with a total of 815.9 in the 10m air rifle women’s event ... placed 14th with a 1213.2 score in the 50m prone ... finished 26th in the 50m three-position with a score of 569 ... during the regular season, she finished with an 1170 in the 2016 NCAA National Rifle Championships ... scored 579 smallbore and 591 air rifle ... placed 13th in the air gun standings and scored a 589 ... she finished 15th in smallbore, positing an aggregate 1168 in the 2016 Patriot Rifle Conference Championships, Feb. 6-7 ... she concluded the regular season with an 1172 overall-aggregate average ... season-high aggregate is 1172 set versus Nevada ... scored a 582 personal best in smallbore which was against Ohio State ... recorded a personal best 593 in air rifle against sister academies, Army, Navy, and the U.S. Coast Guard ... placed 24th in the women’s junior 2015 Winter Air Gun Championships with a total score of 1223.8, she finished 34th in the women’s championships ... at NJOC, April 2016, she finished seventh with an 1157 in the women’s 50m three position rifle ... placed 18th in 10m air rifle women’s event (818.8).
Before the Academy: Her athletic achievements include breaking the +20 National Records … she is a two-time state Junior Olympic champion, 2014 NRA National Intermediate Junior champion, and a three-time CRPA Overall State champion … in 2015, she was ranked 35th in air rifle in USA Shooting national rankings … 25th in three-position rifle.
ACADEMY: She is a member of Cadet Squadron 33.