Rifle - Archives 2016-17
The Nebraska rifle team ranks eighth in this week's CRCA Top 20 Poll, moving up one spot since last week.
Oxford, Miss. --- The No. 9 Nebraska rifle team opened the 2016-17 season with a 4,659-4,654 victory over the No. 10 Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday.
The ninth-ranked Nebraska rifle team opens the 2016-17 season this weekend when it travels to Oxford, Miss., for a conference match-up against No. 10 Ole Miss on Oct. 15.
The Nebraska rifle team is ranked ninth in this week's Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Top 20 Poll.
Head coach Ashley MacAllister begins her third year at the helm of the Nebraska rifle team in 2016-17. She is joined by assistant coach Rick Johnson who has one year at Nebraska under his belt. The duo led the Nebraska rifle team to its fourth consecutive top-eight finish in 2015-16 and looks to tie the school record for most consecutive trips to the NCAA Championships (five) this season.
The Nebraska rifle team is tied for seventh on the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Preseason Poll.
Lincoln, Neb. --- Nebraska's head rifle coach Ashley MacAllister announced Thursday that Dacotah Faught (Amenia, N.D.) has signed with the Huskers and will join the rifle program for the 2016-17 season.
Next month, nine former Husker student-athletes will compete in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including four individuals representing the USA and five others representing Canada, Nigeria, Serbia, Ceremonies next
Alexandrea Lorentz, a senior on the 2015-16 Nebraska rifle team, was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for her academic success during the 2015-16 school year. This is Lorentz's second consecutive year earning the award.
Lincoln - A total of 57 Husker student-athletes who combined for 45 All-America awards during their Husker careers received diplomas at University of Nebraska-Lincoln's commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena Saturday morning.
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.