Rifle team lost to Nevada-Reno 4,622-4,617

    Tom Chandler claims second victory of the weekend
    Tom Chandler claims second victory of the weekend

    Nov. 21, 2010

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    On Sunday, Nov. 21, the Air Force Academy rifle team lost to the University of Nevada-Reno, 4,622-4,617, at the USAFA Cadet Gymnasium Rifle Range. The loss followed the team's victory over UTEP on Nov. 20. The Falcons' Tom Chandler claimed his second victory of the weekend as the highest scorer in both meets. Versus UNR, Chandler shot a smallbore score of 583 and a 592 in air rifle. Against UTEP, Chandler scored a 592 in air rifle and 583 in the smallbore. UNR's Dempster Christenson was the second highest finisher in both relays with a 577 in smallbore and 585 in air rifle.

    In Sunday's matches, Pat Everson finished with a 580 in the air rifle. Robert Vasquez shot a 579, while Kyle Phillips scored a 574 and Ben York finished with a 561. In smallbore, Everson shot a 572 and Seery shot a 569. Phillips and York both finished with a 568 and 565, respectively.

    On Saturday, the Falcons outscored UTEP 4,611-4,582. Chandler was the high scorer in both the air rifle and smallbore matches. In smallbore, Everson finished second with a score of 579, while Seery came in third with 570. In air rifle, Vasquez fired a score of 576, while Seery finished with 575 points.

    The Falcons' next home meet is Dec.2 against the University of Alaska at 8 a.m., at the USAFA Rifle Range.

    Air Force vs. U. Nevada-Reno Nov. 21, 2010
    Air Force: 4,617
    UNR: 4,622

     

     

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