Ryan Jacobs
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    Ryan Jacobs

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Gresham, OR

    High School:
    Gresham Union

    Position:
    Air/Smallbore

    08/08/2014

    Mary Simonton completed five freefall jumps, nervous and with pride

    04/28/2014

    Air Force's David Higgins takes third place in National JOSC Smallbore event

    2014 National JOSC Championships Close with Thrilling Smallbore Final

    04/24/2014

    Air Force marksmen finish in the top 50 of NJOSC

    The 50m Three-Position competition, April 24-26.

    04/22/2014

    2014 National Junior Olympic Championships

    10m Air Rifle Women Results, April 16-17

    04/14/2014

    2014 National Junior Olympic Championships

    Women's Rifle competition begins Wednesday; Men's Rifle competition begins the next week

    2013-14: Cadet Jacobs concluded his freshman year with a career high 585 smallbore and 587 air rifle ... his high cumulative score was 1166 ... the high in air rifle came against UTEP on Nov. 16, 2013 ... in smallbore it was against Nebraska on Jan. 26, 2014 ... his cumulative (585 SB/581 AR) was in the same Nebraska match ... at the National Junior Olympic Championships (NJOC) in April, he finished 19th (1215.4) in air rifle ... he placed eighth (2294) in the three-position event ... at the Spring Selection in May, he finished 21st in the three-position with three-day scores of 1127, 1127 and 1140 (3394).

    Outlook: In high school, Jacobs was the first-place shooter in air rifle at the 2012 Vashon JRC competition, Oct. 13, where he finished with a total score of 564, he went on to a second-place finish with 565 points in the 3-position. He won the silver medal at the Oregon State Junior Olympic Championships in the 3-position with a score of 560. In 2012, he won the gold medal at the Vashon JRC in air rifle with 564 points. In March 2013, he competed in and was the national champion of the NRA National Junior Sectionals. Jacobs fired a personal best 584 in the three-position smallbore rifle.

    "Cadet Jacobs will add a lot to our team this year, we look forward to seeing what he will bring to the line," said head coach Launi Meili.

    BEFORE THE ACADEMY: He graduated from Gresham Union High School in Gresham, Oregon ... made honor roll his senior year ... competed in swimming in high school ... finished 11th (1:02.30) at 2013 state finals in 100-yard breaststroke ... qualified for the 2013 Junior Olympic Rifle Nationals ... parents Bryant and Deb Jacobs.

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