The Nebraska women's gymnastics and rifle programs were honored by the NCAA on Wednesday with public recognition for high achievement in the Academic Progress Rate (APR). Both programs were among the top 10 percent nationally among all squads in their respective sport.
The 2015-16 Nebraska rifle team produced its fourth consecutive top-eight finish, after placing eighth at the 2016 NCAA Championships, under second-year head coach Ashley Rose-MacAllister and first-year assistant coach Rick Johnson.
Senior Denise Martin and junior Rachel Martin earned All-America honors for their tremendous efforts this season on the rifle range.
Akron, Ohio --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team competed in its fourth consecutive NCAA Championship on March 11-12. The team finished with a score of 4,650 to earn eighth place.
The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team will close out its season this weekend, as it travels to Akron, Ohio, for the 2016 NCAA Championships on March 11-12.
Oxford, Miss. — The Nebraska rifle team placed sixth at the Great America Rifle Conference Championships on Feb. 26-28, finishing with a team score of 4,638.
Oxford, Miss. --- The Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) announced its annual award winners on Friday night at the Award Banquet as part of the GARC Championship Weekend. Senior Denise Martin and junior Rachel Martin each earned conference honors.
The Nebraska rifle team earned a spot to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Akron, Ohio, on March 11-12. The NCAA announced the eight teams that will advance to the championships on Thursday afternoon.
The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team continues postseason competition as it travels to Oxford, Miss., for the 2016 Great America Rifle Conference Championships on Feb. 26-28. The team will face off against conference-opponents West Virginia, Kentucky, Memphis, Ole Miss, Navy, Army, Akron and NC State.
Murray, Ky. --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team fired a 4,668 at the NCAA Qualifiers on Sunday, finishing with the second-highest score at the site.
The No. 8 Nebraska rifle team begins postseason competition this weekend when it travels to Murray, Ky., on Feb. 21 for the NCAA Qualifiers, beginning at 9 a.m.
Annapolis, Md. --- The No. 8 Nebraska rifle had an impressive finish to its regular season on Sunday, including a number of personal-best scores and a team victory over Navy. The Huskers defeated the Midshipmen by a score of 4,680 - 4,623.