Spencer Brandon

Spencer  Brandon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsport TN

High School:
Dobyns Bennett

Event:
Air Rifle/Smallbore

11/06/2017

Rifle Team improves to 5-4, wins fourth President’s Trophy Title

Falcons at home Nov. 18-19

10/29/2017

Air Force Rifle Team gets ready for President's Trophy Match, Nov, 4

Team matches up against VMI, Nov. 5

10/25/2017

Rifle team kicks off the home season

AF vs. Nevada, Oct. 28

10/16/2017

Falcons set individual-best marks while losing three straight in Alaska

03/06/2017

Air Force Rifle Regular Season Wrap

NCAA Rifle Championships, March 10-11


  • 2017 Team Captain
  • 2016 All-Conference (air rifle)
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Dean’s List
  • Rifle National Junior Team
  • 2015 National Junior Olympics – Bronze Medal
  • 2015 Rifle Athlete of the Week (May 11 - NJOCs)
  • 2015 USA Shooting National Champion
  • Three-time letter winner


2016-2017: Received CRCA Scholastic All-American honors for 2017 ... at season opener versus University of Alaska-Fairbanks and TCU, scored season-best marks for aggregate (1171), air rifle (593) and smallbore (579) ... at University of Nevada-Reno and UTEP, Oct. 22-23, had combined aggregate 2318, with high scores in smallbore (571) and air rifle (592) ... in November, scored an 1138 in the President's Trophy Match ... had a smallbore 560 and 588 air rifle scores ... Air Force won the President's Cup ... versus TCU, had a two-day total 2306 in match ... December, competed in the Winter Air Gun Championships ... after three days, finished with a total 1836.5 ... 2017: in January, against Ohio State and Jacksonville State (JSU), had a 560 in smallbore and 587 in air rifle ... at The Citadel and VMI matches, two-day total was 2299 ... Patriot Rifle Conference (PRC) Championships in February, scored 1146 points ... finished the season at the NCAA Qualifier versus TCU with a 578 in air rifle.

2015-16: CRCA Scholastic All-American honors for 2016 ... PRC All-Conference ... competed in the 2016 USA National Championships, June 26-28 ... placed 12th in 10m air rifle with a score of 616.7 ... PRC All-Conference with a two-day total of 1163 ... in air rifle, he scored triple 100s, earning him a score of 592 ... placed fourth in the air rifle individual ranking earning all-conference honors ... entered the PRCs with a 1208 career aggregate ... scored a season high 1168 in versus The Citadel ... scored a best 591 in the air rifle ... had his high 579 in smallbore against UTEP ... President's Trophy match, he finished with a 570 in smallbore and 584 in air rifle (1154) ... Air Force went on to win the match ... he finished 34th in the 10m men's air rifle at the Winter Air Gun Championships ... score was 1833.

2014-15: As a freshman, he had an NCAA aggregate average 1147 for the season ... season-high air rifle score was 585 against Nebraska on Oct. 4 ... in smallbore, he shot a back-to-back high of 576 against The Citadel and OSU on Nov. 9 and Dec. 4, respectively ... at the 2015 National Junior Olympics, Brandon finished with a bronze medal in the prone event, 16th in air rifle, and 11th in three-position rifle ... ended the summer by winning gold in the men's junior prone event at the 2015 USA Shooting National Championships, earning him a spot on the USA National Junior Team ... 2015 CRCA Scholastic All-American.

BEFORE THE ACADEMY: Son of Richard and Ginger Brandon ... three older brothers ... attended Dobyns-Bennett High School in Tennessee ... an active BSA member and is an Eagle Scout ... he was coached by David Wotring on the Eagle International Rifle Team and Mary Furr on the Blue Dragon Rifle Team... team won the national championship for indoor air rifle at the 2012 NRA National Indoor Rifle & Pistol (Sectional) Championships in Charleston, S.C. ... the total team score was 1,735 out of 1,800 ... scored 570 and finished individually in 12th place.

ACADEMY: Major is systems engineering ... dean's list three semesters ... 2017, is Cadet Squadron 25's character officer ... spent the summer doing powered flight and working as a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) cadre for basic training ... in his free time he visited two national parks, and hiked one of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks, Mt. Bierstadt ... 2017-18 team captain ... wants to be a pilot for the Air Force ... spent summer 2016 at Operations Air Force, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona ... flew in an HH-60 helicopter and multiple C-130s ... was the squad's element leader and honor non-commission officer.
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