Victoria Petersen is the UT Martin rifle player who has been achieving career-best Air rifle score. She led the Owls to victory over UAB at Great American Rifle Conference. She also scored the highest score in air rifle of all time.
UT Martin’s Joey Kovach leads UT Martin with a smallbore and air rifle
It’s not easy to state that it is certain that the University of Tennessee at Martin rifle squad is the icing on the cake in the air smallbore department and the rifle, however, they’re definitely at the top. In particular senior Joey Kovach has led the for both discipline. Kovach has scored more points in smallbore , than the rest of the field combined, and set a new all-time high for his air rifle. Also, he became the third Skyhawk to be the leader of the Skyhawks in total scoring. This isn’t something that is easy to achieve even when the opposition is very competitive.
The four-day series concluded at Morehead State Saturday by the rifle team from UT Martin. Some of the most prominent name in air rifle and smallbore took part in the contest. Team members scored 4,671 points. The team scored 4 624 points against Ole Miss. The most remarkable number was 2305 points, which the team achieved in smallbore. It’s an increase of 16 points over they scored in their most successful smallbore match at Arkansas-LittleRock on the 16th of Oct. 16.
While it is true that the University of Tennessee at Martin rifle squad is not popular in matches, they’re an impressive force. They’ll wrap up the season with JSU Invitational. JSU Invitational in Jacksonville, Ala. On November 18 and 19.
U.T. Martin’s Victoria Petersen collects career-high air rifle score vs UAB
After a stellar performance The University of Tennessee at Martin rifle squad closed their fall campaign. The team won for the second time in succession at the JSU Invitational and also scored an all-time record of 2,317 air rifle point score. UT Martin will be continuing to battle the University of Alabama at Birmingham between January 22 and 23. This event also showcased North Georgia, Murray State and UT Martin.
UT Martin compiled 4,567 total points. This was a program record. Jesse Chamberlain and Jeffrey Bourassa were part of the Skyhawks top scorers. They were all in the air rifle department. They all had career-best scores. Emily Faught, another Skyhawk is a pro at smallbore . She also broke the record set by the school. Faught scored a record-breaking 597. That was more than the previous record of 585. As a result of her work, she received academic All-Big Ten honors and a position on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Victoria Petersen also set new personal records in the area of air rifles. She getting 581 against UAB. Her first appearance in this event as she competed on a combined team with Abigail Donald. Alayna Walther, Rachel Sprague and Rachel Sprague all broke records during their career in the smaller bore section. The 569 and 569 points respectively put them in the fifth and sixth slot.
The Great American Rifle Association’s seventh place finish sees the Skyhawks of NC State placed 7th
The NC State rifle team finished seventh at the Great American Rifle Conference Championships with a score of 4667 points. The Wolfpack also placed in the top three in smallbore. Junior John Peterson leading the way by scoring 581 points. Air rifles were another noteworthy accomplishment. Junior Addy Burrow took the top spot in the initial day’s competition with 590 points. This was the Skyhawks’ first try at having a member of their team shoot a gold medal.
NC State finished its season by winning 8 times. This school record is set. It also snapped a 45 game losing streak in the road as well as set new records. The year ended with four road victories that was higher than previously. Also, it won a school record seven Conference wins.
In the normal signing time during the regular signing period, the Skyhawks received 32 commitments. The Skyhawks were also able to sign one quarterback five wide receivers, three linebackers and three tight ends. It was the first time the school had received such a high number of incoming freshmen. The Skyhawks had six offensive linemen selected, as well as four defensive linemen and three running backs. As a result, the Skyhawks finished with a stout lineup.
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