Air Rifle, Smallbore
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Seeley Lake, Mont.
High School: Seeley-Swan
Club: Hellgate Civilian Shooters Club


Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

Freshman (2018-19)
Elizabeth Lorentz saw the most match action of the three freshmen in 2018-19, appearing 11 times in both disciplines. Lorentz recorded averages of 566.09 in smallbore and 586.27 in air rifle. She fired a season-high score of 574 in smallbore in NU's first match against Kentucky. Her season high of 590 in air rifle occurred three times (Alaska, Morehead State and Akron, Akron). Lorentz earned a spot on both the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. 

Before Nebraska
Lorentz attended Seeley-Swan High Schol in Seeley Lake, Mont., where she was the president of the LEO’s Club and student council. Lorentz graduated as valedictorian for her class and served as a student trustee on the Missoula County School Board.

Lorentz shot for the Hellgate Civilian Shooters Club under the direction of coaches Trace Weisenburger and Chris Lorentz.

Lorentz qualified for the 2016 American Legion Three Position Air Rifle National Championships where she was one of 15 juniors invited to the Olympic Training Center. She ultimately placed third overall and third in the kneeling position. Lorentz is a three-time Montana Air Rifle State Champion. She competed at the Junior Olympics three years straight.

The Seeley Lake, Mont. native is the daughter of Chris and Jeannie Lorentz. Elizabeth was born on Nov. 22 in Seeley Lake, Mont. She is majoring in software engineering and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2018. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2019. She enjoys skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, biking and traveling in her free time.

Lorentz on Nebraska
“I connected with the team and felt welcomed by everyone. I could tell that it would be a good fit.”

Career Bests
Smallbore - 574 (vs. Kentucky, 10/6/18)
Air Rifle - 590 (three times, most recently at Akron, 11/4/18)

Year Event Appearances High Score Average
2018-19 Smallbore 11 574 566.09
Air Rifle 11 590 586.27
Career Smallbore 11 574 566.09
Air Rifle 11 590 586.27
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