Senior Sunny Russell
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Nebraska Rifle Tops Memphis at Home

By NU Athletic Communications


The No. 5 Nebraska rifle team out-fired Memphis at home led by freshman Rachel Martin and sophomore Denise Martin.

Rachel Martin tallied a score of 581 to add to the overall smallbore total of 2,301. Denise Martin finished with a 591 to add to the total air rifle score of 2,334 to lead the Huskers to victory.

The Huskers finished with an overall score of 4,635, topping Memphis by five.  The team was also aided by junior Kelsey Hansen and freshman Lauren Phillips. Hansen ended with a score of 575 in smallbore and a 584 in air rifle, while Phillips tallied a  581 in air rifle.

Memphis was led by Dan Hersmeier who notched a 582 in smallbore and a 590 in air rifle.  The Tigers ended with a 2,300 in smallbore and a 2,330 in air rifle for a team total of 4,630.

The Huskers set to face conference-opponent Ohio State back in Lincoln on Nov. 23. The match is set to begin at 8 a.m.


No. 5 Nebraska (4,635)

No. 9 Memphis (4,630)



Marissa Major: 568

Jaycee Carter: 561

*Denise Martin: 573

ReAnn Wilson: 564

*Kelsey Hansen: 575

*Lauren Phillips: 572

Maggie Mical: 557

*Rachel Martin: 581

Alex Lorentz: 561

*Sunny Russell: 569


Air Rifle:

Marissa Major: 572

Jaycee Carter: 581

*Denise Martin: 591

ReAnn Wilson: 582

*Kelsey Hansen: 584

*Lauren Phillips: 581

Maggie Mical: 582

*Rachel Martin: 578

Alex Lorentz: 579

*Sunny Russell: 578


*indicates declared team competitors


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