Nov. 7, 2011
The Air Force Academy rifle team finished second in the overall team standings at the President's Trophy Match hosted by West Point, N.Y., on Nov. 5, at Tronsrue Marksmanship Center. In the overall team totals, Air Force scored 5749 points, just 63 points shy of the first-place finisher, Army (5812). The Midshipmen finished third with a 5734 followed by the Coast Guard Bears' 4333.
In the NCAA four-man scoring format, Army posted a 4651 followed by the Midshipmen (4607), Falcons (4599) and Bears (4333). The Falcons' air rifle squad scored 2326 points and the smallbore squad had 2273 points.
Individually, Pat Everson was the Falcons' top shooter, scoring an aggregate 1158 for air rifle 585 and 573 in smallbore. Meredith Carpentier scored a season high with a 581 in the air rifle; she scored 561 points in smallbore for a combined score of 1142. Kyle Phillips posted an 1134 shooting a 576 in air rifle and 558 in smallbore.
Mike Seery was the team's next highest shooter with a combined 1153 points (air rifle 584, which is a season best and a 569 in smallbore). Robert Vasquez posted a combined score of 1144, shooting 584 in air rifle and 560 in smallbore. Ben York scored a 575 in the air rifle and 570 in smallbore (1145). Craig O'Daniel had a 575 in air rifle and 566 in smallbore (1141). Joshua Daviscourt had a 567 in air rifle and 561 in smallbore (1128).
Pat Everson 585 - Air; 573 - Small
Robert Vasquez 584 - Air
Meredith Carpentier 581 - Air
Kyle Phillips 576 - Air
Ben York 570 - Small
Mike Seery 569 - Small
Joshua Daviscourt 561 - Small