Feb. 2, 2012
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Feb. 1, 2012: CollegeSports360.com released its selections for this week's Primetime Performers of the Week (1/31/12) in DI Sports. Air Force Academy freshman Meredith Carpentier (CS21) from the rifle team was honored as one of 16 student-athletes in their respective sports.
On Jan. 29, in a rifle match against No. 6 University of Mississippi, Carpentier's high score of 590 contributed to the team's first win this season over a top ranked team (4628-4627). Carpentier was also the top individual shooter in the air rifle match. She topped her high score off with a 100, 96, 98, 98, 99 and 99 for the high total.
Under Coach Launi Meili,Carpentier is the first Academy shooter to fire that high of a score against the Rebels.
In the three-way match, Air Force placed first (4628), followed by Ole Miss (4627), and Citadel women (4258). The Falcons outshot the Bulldogs and the Rebels in both the smallbore and air rifle matches.
"The CollegeSports360 Primetime Performer awards program goes beyond simply the raw stats or results, instead taking into account the quality of the opposition, contribution to team success and other situational factors (such as all-around play, leadership, clutch efforts, adversity overcome, etc.)," according to CollegeSports360.com.
CollegeSports360's overall honorees on the Jan. 23-29 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll include an assortment of student-athletes full list below) from 21 total sports that were in action over the past week. PRIMETIME PERFORMERS WEEKLY HONOR ROLL (Division I sports (Rifle) (for week of Jan. 23-29, 2012 ... courtesy of CollegeSports360.com)
- RIFLE (co-ed)
- Meredith Carpentier (Air Force ... Fr. ... Waukegan, IL)
- April Dunn (Columbus State ... Jr. ... Newnan, GA)
- Janine Dutton (Nebraska ... Jr. ... Eagle River, AK)
- Amanda Furrer (Ohio State ... Jr. ... Spokane, WA)
- * Alix Moncada (UTEP ... Sr. ... Victoria, Tamulipas, Mexico)
- Sarah Scherer (TCU ... Jr. ... Fort Worth, TX)
- * - Primetime Performer of the Week For the complete listing of this week's CollegeSports360 Primetime Performers of the Week, go to http://www.collegesports360.com/awards/primetime-performers_2012G.html http://bit.ly/zpXsq8
Selection for these CollegeSports360 weekly awards is based on any/all of the following "primetime" criteria (i.e. not solely based on raw stats): Performed at a high level in a game/event that involves a nationally-ranked team (or, in the case of basketball, involving any team receiving votes in the national polls); or excelled in a game/event that is key to the team's postseason qualification ... current criteria for track honorees requires participation in a tournament or event involving multiple nationally-ranked teams. In general, preference is given based on the quality of the opponent, contribution to team success and situational factors involved in the competitor's accomplishments.
Exhibited strong leadership and/or involved in clutch performances, such as game-winning goals, noteworthy comebacks, late scores, momentum-shifting play, all-around performance, team spirit, etc.
Overcame adversity or extreme circumstances (for the team and/or individual).
Bonus consideration is given for key performances away from team's home venue and/or against a traditional rival (and for historic performances, on a national level).