USAFA Rifle Smallbore Team in 5th Place at NCAAs

    At NCAAs, David Higgins set a career best 584 in the smallbore

    At NCAAs, David Higgins set a career best 584 in the smallbore

    March 8, 2013

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    U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Following the smallbore relays on Friday (March 8), the Air Force Academy's rifle team is in fifth place with 2,311 points. AFA shooter, David Higgins set a career best 584 in the smallbore, firing a perfect 100 in the first prone position in relay 1 for a total 198 points, he followed that up with a 195 and a 191 in standing and kneeling positions, respectively. TCU is in first place with 2,317 points. The smallbore finals are set for later this afternoon.

    Smallbore
    5. Air Force Academy - 2311
    David Higgins (NCAA) -584 (30*)
    Tyler Rico (NCAA) -577 (24*)
    Meredith Carpentier (NCAA) -575 (25*)
    Kevyn Stinett (NCAA) -575 (24*)

    Air Force Academy -2,884 (overall)
    Meredith Carpentier (NCAA) -575 (25*) 98 99 92 98 95 93
    Kevyn Stinett (NCAA) -575 (24*) 99 100 94 96 94 92
    Matt Kluckman (NCAA) -573 (24*) 99 96 97 95 91 95
    David Higgins (NCAA) -584 100 98 98 97 96 95
    Tyler Rico (NCAA) -577 99 97 96 93 95 97


     

     

    The Academy's smallbore squad's overall score set a new school record in smallbore with 2,884 points. The NCAA team scoring only takes a pre-determined four-man squad scoring (2,311).

    The air rifle championships are Saturday, March 9.


    Tickets are priced at $5 per day for adults; $3 for youth; children age 2 and under are free. Tickets are available at www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com or www.NCAA.com/tickets in advance or at the gate. All spectators should enter through French Field House. 2013 Rifle Championship programs can be viewed online at http://www.ncaa.com/ncrifle
    Results will be posted after each session at NCAA.com and OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Fans may also watch a live stream of the competitions by following the links below or follow live results from the competition at www.NCAA.com


    Relay Assignments
    Live Streaming March 8:
    Relay 1: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290810
    Relay 2: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290811
    Relay 3: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290812
    Individual Finals: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290813


    Live Streaming March 9:
    Relay 1: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290814
    Relay 2: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290815
    Finals: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290816
    Individual Finals: http://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=290817 


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