Three cadet-athletes earn NRA All-American honors
NCAA Men's & Women's Rifle Championships results
NCAA Qualifier vs TCU, Feb. 17
Rifle team beat Akron, Navy and VMI on Feb. 11
2017 All American Air Rifle Second Team
2016 All American Air Rifle Honorable Mention
2016, 2017 All-Conference (air rifle)
2016 NJOSC Silver Medalist
2016 Winter Airgun Silver Medalist Rifle National Junior Team
2016 Most Valuable Marksman
School Record Holder – Air Rifle (598)
Rifle Athlete of the Week (Nov. 3 & Dec. 4, 2015, Jan. 18, 2016)
Academic and Athletic Lists, and Letter winner
2016-17: Capped off the 2016-17 season at the 27th meeting of the Shooting Hopes in the Czech Republic in April … finished 15th (619.5) among 79 international competitors in the 50 Rifle Prone ISSF Junior event … member of Team USA that finished ninth overall in the event with a team total 1847.4 … finished eighth overall in the Three-Position Junior program with 1161 … score qualified him for the Finals, finished seventh with a total 399.3 … Team USA scored a 3471 and ranked third in the program … was 23rd in the 10m Rifle ISSF Junior program with a 617.8 … Team USA finished fifth in the event (1859.4) … 2016: in the season opener against UAF and TCU in Alaska, had a two-day total 2343 (1166 and 1177), respectively … had the second-highest totals in two-day match up (2344) against UNR and UTEP (1169 and 1175) … shot in the two matches against TCU in November … was second in the top standings with 1179, followed with the sixth-highest score 1175 … President’s Trophy Match total was 1181, a school record in the match … he was the Falcons’ top scorer (smallbore 583), and his air rifle 598 is both a school and President’s Trophy Match records … at Winter Air Gun Championships, earned silver (twice) and a gold medal … 2017: at the Colorado JOSCs (non-resident) in January, qualified for the Hopes with a National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC) with a silver medal in air rifle (595) and the three-position rifle (561) … was also the silver medalist in the National Junior Olympics (NJO) with a score of 1249.5 … earned PRC All-Conference honors … had an aggregate 1181, which was the overall top individual score in the NCAA Qualifier Match vs. TCU in Fort Worth …earned NRA first-team air rifle All-American honors … earned CRCA All-American for combined smallbore and air rifle scoring.
2015-16: Placed on the 2016 Junior Olympic Team after earning the silver at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships in April ... NRA CRCA honorable mention All-American ... scored an 1172 (580 smallbore and 592 air rifle) at the 2016 NCAA National Rifle Championships ... finished as the Falcons’ top individual with a final score of 1172, setting a team aggregate record at the PRC Championships ... scored a 579 in smallbore, and then finished with an air gun score of 593 ... placed sixth in the air gun individual rankings ... earned all-conference honors ... earned an aggregate-career average 1273 going into the conference championships ... other season highs include an 1177 aggregate and 594 in air rifle, which he scored both against The Citadel ... scored a high smallbore 584 versus The Citadel and Jacksonville State in January ... scored a 580 smallbore and 589 air rifle (1169), which helped the Falcons to its first-place finish in the President’s Trophy Match ... placed as the No. 2 individual in the match ... at the 2015 Winter Air Gun Championships, he scored an 1856.5 and finished sixth overall in the 10m air gun.
Before The Academy: Parents are Francis and Paula Cap ... one older brother ... hobbies include auto mechanics, playing guitar, running (ran track 9th and 10th grade), archery, and surfing.
ACADEMY: Cadet Squadron 14... major is mechanical engineering ... summer of 2016, earned his freefall wings in jump training ... summer of 2017, was a shooting instructor for the basic cadets, teaching them how to fire and maintain weapons.