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Rifle - Archives 2016-17

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Huskers Face No. 16 Navy, No. 2 West Virginia
Rifle 01/19/2017

The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team, coming off two consecutive record-breaking matches, continues its series of away matches this weekend in Morgantown, W. Va. The Huskers will face No. 16 Navy on Jan. 21 and second-ranked West Virginia on Jan. 22. Both matches are set to begin at 7 a.m.

Huskers Roll Past Army West Point, 4,665-4,647
Rifle 01/16/2017

West Point, N.Y. --- For the second consecutive match, the Nebraska rifle team produced a strong air rifle score to earn a come-from-behind victory - this time over Army West Point on Monday. The Huskers out shot the Black Knights by 20 points in air rifle to roll to a 4,665-4,647 win.

Strong Air Rifle Helps Huskers Tame Wolfpack
Rifle 01/15/2017

West Point, N.Y. --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team shot an excellent day in air rifle to come from behind and win a close battle against eleventh-ranked NC State on Sunday by a score of 4,678-4,665.

NU Starts 2017 with a Pair of Matches in New York
Rifle 01/12/2017

The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team kicks off 2017 this weekend, when it travels to West Point, N.Y., for a match against Army West Point on Jan. 15 and a match against NC State on Jan. 16. Both matches are set to begin at 8 a.m.

Five Huskers Set to Compete at Winter Airgun Championships
Rifle 11/29/2016

The Nebraska rifle team will send five shooters to the 2016 Winter Airgun Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend. Rachel Martin, Samantha Peterson, Rachel Yager, Dacotah Faught and Kayla Gadeken will compete in the competition at the Olympic Training Center on Dec. 2-4.

It's Time We Gave Nebraska Rifle a Shot
Rifle 11/22/2016

Imagine Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr., throwing a pass to Jordan Westerkamp from over three miles away and hitting him right between the numbers. That would be impressive, right? Well although it’s impossible to throw a football that far, Nebraska’s rifle team aims for an equivalent target every day on the rifle range.

Huskers Finish Fall Season with Sweep over UTEP
Rifle 11/13/2016

Lincoln, Neb. --- The No. 7 completed a weekend sweep over No. 18 UTEP after defeating the Miners 4,668 - 4,588 on Sunday in the final match of the fall season.

Huskers Fire Record Score in Victory over UTEP
Rifle 11/12/2016

Lincoln, Neb. --- The No. 7 Nebraska rifle team earned the third-highest air rifle score in school history (2,364) on Saturday en route to a 4,664-4,578 victory over No. 18 UTEP at the NU Rifle Range.

Huskers Finish Fall Season at Home Against UTEP
Rifle 11/09/2016

The No. 7 Nebraska rifle team finishes the fall season this weekend, when it welcomes UTEP to the NU Rifle Range for a pair of matches on Saturday and Sunday. Both matches are set to begin at 9 a.m. The NU Rifle Range is located in the basement of the Military and Naval Science Building on 14th and Vine. There will be equipment displays and an opportunity to test your shooting skills on both days. Coffee and hot chocolate will be served on Saturday.

MacAllister Adds Two Shooters to NU Rifle Team
Rifle 11/09/2016

Nebraska Head Coach Ashley MacAllister announced the addition of two future Huskers on Wednesday. Mari Butler (Casselton, N.D.) and Elizabeth Ewert (Burnsville, Minn.) signed with the Nebraska rifle team and will join the Huskers in 2017-18.

No. 8 Huskers Show Strength Against No. 4 Kentucky
Rifle 11/06/2016

Lexington, Ky. --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team put on an impressive performance against fourth-ranked Kentucky on Saturday. Dacotah Faught tied the school record for the highest air rifle score by a junior, firing 596. Nina Radulovic earned a career-high smallbore score (586), while Rachel Yager tallied a 586 in air rifle for a new career-high. As a team, the Huskers recorded the highest team score this season by more than 10 points, along with the fifth highest air rifle score in school history (2,362). Despite the strong performance, NU fell to Kentucky 4,675-4,683.

Huskers Dominate Zips 4,663-4,630
Rifle 11/05/2016

Lexington, Ky. --- The eighth-ranked Nebraska rifle team dominated No. 18 Akron on Saturday 4,663 - 4,630.