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Huskers Fall Short To Buckeyes In 2018 Opener

By NU Athletic Communications

Columbus, Ohio – The Nebraska rifle team fell to Ohio State in the first match of 2018, 4,690-4,667.

The Huskers came together in smallbore to produce a score of 2,317, their second-highest of the season. Samantha Peterson was out front for Nebraska with a mark of 583. Nina Radulovic was close behind after firing a 582. Dacotah Faught (579), Emily Cheramie (573) and Kayla Gadeken (565) rounded out the squadded Huskers. Although not squadded, Hannah Virga posted a mark of 576.

Nebraska’s solid score of 2,350 in air rifle was not enough to propel them to victory. Dacotah Faught paced the Huskers with a score of 592. Samantha Peterson and Hannah Virga brought in scores of 587 and 586, respectively. Emily Cheramie’s score of 585 was a personal best. Maddie Korthas rounded out the Huskers, notching a mark of 577. Elizabeth Ewert shot a personal best (581) as a non-squadded member.

Ohio State posted an aggregate score of 2,320 in smallbore. The Buckeyes were led by a pair of 583 scores from Joshua Black and Elizabeth Dutton. The Buckeyes outscored the Huskers in air rifle with a mark of 2,370, led by Joshua Black’s match-high score of 595.

Nebraska will appear on the range tomorrow when they take on No. 10 Ole Miss. Match action will begin at 8 a.m.

No. 6 Ohio State – 4,690

No. 9 Nebraska – 4,667


*Emily Cheramie – 573

*Dacotah Faught – 579

*Kayla Gadeken – 565

*Samantha Peterson – 583

*Nina Radulovic – 582

Elizabeth Ewert – 566

Maddie Korthas – 558

Hannah Virga – 576


Air Rifle

*Emily Cheramie – 585

*Dacotah Faught – 592

*Maddie Korthas – 577

*Samantha Peterson – 587

*Hannah Virga – 586

Elizabeth Ewert – 581

Kayla Gadeken – 579

Nina Radulovic – 582


*Denotes squadded member


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