2017 Winter Airgun Championships
Spencer Brandon is this week's Rifle Athlete of the Week
Falcons at home Nov. 18-19
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.