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Huskers Finish In Second At GARC Championships

By NU Athletic Communications

Akron, Ohio – The Nebraska rifle team finished in second place after the conclusion of air rifle competition at the GARC Championships. The Huskers finished with a total air rifle score of 2,347, bringing their aggregate score to 4,666. The effort is tied for Nebraska’s second-highest aggregate score of the season.

Emily Cheramie was out front for Nebraska with 589. Samantha Peterson, Hannah Virga and Nina Radulovic all brought in 586 to assemble a consistent Husker effort. Kinga Aletto rounded out NU with 580. While not squadded, Elena Flake led the team with a personal-best score of 591.

Nebraska finished behind West Virginia (4,715). The first-place finish brought the Mountaineers their tenth conference title in a row. Defending champion Kentucky brought in third behind Nebraska with 4,663. Akron (4,655) took fourth, Navy (4,652) took fifth and Ole Miss (4,648) finished in sixth. Army (4,647) finished in seventh. Memphis came in eighth with 4,643 and NC State finished ninth with 4,622.

This match concluded the 2018-19 season for the Huskers. Hannah Virga is the exception, having been selected to attend the NCAA Championships in Morgantown, W. Va. Virga will compete as an individual in the air rifle discipline on Mar. 9. Match action is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. CT.

 

Final Team Scores (Aggregate)

West Virginia – 4,715

Nebraska – 4,666

Kentucky – 4,663

Akron – 4,655

Navy – 4,652

Ole Miss – 4,648

Army – 4,647

Memphis – 4,643

NC State – 4,622

 

Final Team Scores (Air Rifle)

West Virginia – 2,373

Army – 2,361

Kentucky – 2,354

Navy – 2,354

Akron – 2,353

Nebraska – 2,347

Ole Miss – 2,346

Memphis – 2,343

NC State – 2,341

 

Nebraska Air Rifle

Emily Cheramie – 589*

Samantha Peterson – 586*

Hannah Virga – 586*

Nina Radulovic – 586*

Kinga Aletto – 580*

Elena Flake – 591

Maddie Korthas – 587

Bailey Powell – 586

Rachel Yager – 580

Kayla Gadeken – 571

 

*Indicates squadded member

 

 

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