Colorado Springs, Colo. - The sixth-ranked Nebraska rifle team came up short against No. 7 Air Force on Saturday, falling by a score of 4,650-4,622. The Huskers (8-3, 2-1 GARC) scored their lowest output of the season against the Falcons (10-4) in the loss.
Senior Janine Dutton led NU's declared team competitors in both disciplines, firing a 581 in smallbore and a 586 in air rifle. Freshman Magdalena Mical posted a career-best 589 in air rifle to lead all Husker athletes on the day.
Friday's match concluded Nebraska's fall season, but the Huskers will have a chance for redemption against the Falcons in their opening match of 2013. Nebraska and Air Force will square off on Jan. 12 at the NU Rifle Range. The match is slated for an 8 a.m. start, with free live stats available at Huskers.com.