Huskers Take Second in Kentucky
The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team begins postseason action on Feb. 19 as it travels to Murray, Ky., for the NCAA Qualifiers at 9 a.m. The Huskers will be joined at their site by Murray State, UT Martin and Memphis. NU is shooting for its fifth consecutive NCAA Championship appearance, which would tie the program record.
Lincoln, Neb. --- In the final home match of their Husker careers, seniors and All-Americans Jaycee Carter and Rachel Martin led the Nebraska rifle team in a record-breaking performance against the University of Alaska-Fairbanks on Thursday. Martin led the team in smallbore with 582. Carter scored the second-highest score in air rifle (593), helping the Huskers to the second-highest air rifle score in school history (2,367). Additionally, the air rifle score broke the NU Rifle Range record by three points.
The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team concludes the regular season on Thursday when it welcomes seventh-ranked Alaska-Fairbanks to the NU Rifle Range at 8 a.m.
Huskers Lead the Way in Memphis
Huskers Face No. 11 Memphis, No. 14 JSU
Morgantown, W.V. --- Despite a valiant effort, the No. 8 Nebraska rifle team fell to the second-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers on Sunday by a score of 4,710-4,646, suffering just its second loss of the season.
Morgantown, W.V. --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team trounced Navy on Saturday by a score of 4,677-4,629, moving to 8-1 overall and 5-1 in conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.