Rifle Team Finished Regular Season with School Record
Feb. 19, 2012
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Feb. 16, 2012: In the smallbore and air rifle match against TCU, the Air Force Academy rifle team closed out the regular season with their highest team score of the year. The Falcons lost the match 4644-4701. In the match, Air Force finished with a smallbore score of 2305 and in air rifle scored 2339 points. The 4644 is a school record since Launi Meili has been head coach.
The team's high scorers in smallbore were #5 Pat Everson with a 579. Everson shot a 99- 99- 94- 93- 95- 99 for the score. In #6., Ben York scored 576 followed by Meredith Carpentier with a 575 and Mike Seery with a 575. Craig O'Daniel finished 9th with 569 points. Seery shot off two 100s a 94, 93, 94 and 94.
In air rifle, York was the team's top finisher in fourth place and scored a 588, shooting 97-99-99-97-97 and 99. Robert Vasquez finished in seventh place with a 586, getting there with a 98-97-98-98-98 and 97. Following York's score were #8 Everson with a 583, #9 Seery with a 582, #10 Carpentier with a 582 and O'Daniel in 14th place with 558 points.
Following the regular season match against TCU, Air Force competed in the NCAA Qualifier on Feb. 18 in Fort Worth.