Air Force rifle team drops one to Nevada-Reno
Meredith Carpentier

Jan. 22, 2012

In the air rifle and smallbore rifle matches between the Air Force Academy and the University of Nevada-Reno, the Falcons lost 4579-4623 to Reno. Air Force marksmen Kyle Phillips and Meredith Carpentier, were the Falcons top shooters. Phillips shot the second-best score in the smallbore match with a 574. Carpentier finished in the No. 3 spot with a 585 in the air rifle match.

In the smallbore, Carpentier finished in fifth place with a 570, followed by Craig O'Daniel with a 569. Mike Seery followed with a 567. Pat Everson (558), Robert Vasquez (557) and Matt Kluckman (542) finished 12th through 14th, respectively.

In air rifle, Vasquez (585) and O'Daniel (583) filled in the fourth and fifth spots, respectively.

The remaining Air Force shooters, Everson (579) finished eighth, Seery (575) ninth, York (573) 11th, Phillips (568) 13th and Kluckman (560) finished 14th. In team scoring, the smallbore team scored 2255 points, while the air rifle team had a 2324 for the cumulative 4579 points.

Team Scores: Team 1: Air Force Smallbore - 2255 Air Rifle - 2324 Total Score: 4579

Team 2: Univ. Nevada Reno Smallbore - 2289 Air Rifle - 2334 Total Score: 4623



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