Photo by Nate Olsen/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Fall to No. 1 West Virginia

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln , Neb. -- The No.15 Nebraska rifle team hosted top-ranked West Virginia on Saturday, falling to the Mountaineers 4,653-4,716 in the first home match of the 2017-18 season.

Junior Nina Radulovic and sophomore Kayla Gadeken led the Huskers in smallbore, each notching a mark of 578.  Sophomore Samantha Peterson brought in a 575, senior Dacotah Faught notched a 573 and freshman Emily Cheramie added a score of 569. Juniors Hannah Virga and Rachel Yager posted scores of 566 and 570, respectively. Sophomore Maddie Korthas (569), sophomore Sarah Sutton (562), freshman Elizabeth Ewert (567) and freshman Mari Butler (549) rounded out the Huskers. Nebraska’s overall score for smallbore was 2,304.

Nebraska totaled 2,349 in air rifle.  Dacotah Faught paved the way with a score of 592, receiving assistance from Samantha Peterson (591) and Kayla Gadeken (584). Hannah Virga notched a 582, with Maddie Korthas firing a 571. Rachel Yager and Elizabeth Ewert brought in 576 and 575, respectively. Nina Radulovic (581), Mari Butler (580), Emily Cheramie (579) and Sarah Sutton (565) completed Nebraska’s air rifle action.

David Koenders (588) was the Mountaineers’ top performer in smallbore, with Milica Babic (597) pacing West Virginia in air rifle.  The team finished the day with 2,336 in smallbore and 2,380 in air rifle.

NU will host No.11 Army West Point next weekend at the Nebraska Rifle Range at 8 a.m. A free continental breakfast provided  by Hy-Vee will be available for fans beginning at 8 a.m.

No. 15 Nebraska - 4,653

No. 1 West Virginia - 4,716

Smallbore

*Nina Radulovic – 578

*Kayla Gadeken – 578

*Samantha Peterson – 575

*Dacotah Faught – 573

Emily Cheramie – 569

Hannah Virga – 566

Maddie Korthas – 569

Sarah Sutton – 562

Rachel Yager – 570

Mari Butler – 549

Elizabeth Ewert – 567

Air Rifle

*Dacotah Faught – 592

*Samantha Peterson – 591

*Kayla Gadeken – 584

*Hannah Virga – 582

Maddie Korthas – 571

Nina Radulovic – 581

Emily Cheramie – 579

Sarah Sutton – 565

Rachel Yager – 576

Mari Butler – 580

Elizabeth Ewert – 575

*Counted towards team score

 

 

 

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