Air Force Rifle Results
The rifle team competed against Wyoming, New Mexico Military Institute and Nevada-Reno on Saturday and Sunday. Nevada-Reno was the overall winner scoring a smallbore and air rifle aggregate score of 4647. Air Force finished second with combined smallbore (2314) and air rifle (2293) scores of 4607. NMMI was third with a score of 3844 followed by Wyoming with an aggregate of 2643. Top honors went to Nevada's Morrill who shot a 589/600 in smallbore and Ryan Tanoue who shot a 594/600 in air rifle.
Christopher Hill was the Air Force team leader with a 586/600 in smallbore. Justin Raines shot an air rifle personal best 576/600. Tim Siemer shot a 583/600 in smallbore and a 563 in air rifle. Matt Colvin split with a 577/600 in both weapons, while Edward Gallagher shot a 568 in smallbore. Michelle Bonneau scored a 577 in smallbore and a 571 in air rifle. Also in air rifle, Julie Wiatr shot a 558/600, Jessica Palomba had a 560 and Thomas Bender finished with a 556.
The rifle team is off until Saturday, Dec. 4 when the team travels to Lexington, Ky., to compete with the University of Kentucky and West Virginia.