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NU Rifle Team Moves Up in Poll After Upsetting OSU

By NU Athletic Communications

After upsetting Ohio State in their final match of the fall season, the Nebraska rifle team is ranked No. 5 on the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Poll.

The Huskers defeated the Buckeyes by a score of 4,663-4,646 on Nov. 23 at the NU Rifle Range.

Five shooters qualified for this week’s Top 20 Scores List. Sunny Russell, ReAnn Wilson and Rachel Martin made the air rifle list.  Wilson tied for 15th place, while Martin and Russell tied for 18th place.  Rachel Martin and Denise Martin made the smallbore list.  Rachel tied for eighth place and Denise tied for 16th place.

The team resumes competition in seven weeks when they travel to Oxford, Miss. to face Ole Miss on Jan. 19. The match is set to begin at 8 a.m.


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