Match 1 Results (Dec. 6)
Air Force has seven likely contenders who are vying for top finishes
2013-14 Outlook: Cadet Jacobs is experienced in both air rifle and smallbore. 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.