Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Roll Past Army

By NU Athletic Communications

West Point, N.Y. – The Nebraska rifle team kicked off the second half of the 2018-19 season with a victory today against Army, 4,660-4,652.

The Huskers jumped out to an early lead in smallbore, 2,314-2,302. Samantha Peterson paced NU with 581, followed closely by Hannah Virga’s season-high mark of 580. Emily Cheramie and Bailey Powell brought in 579 and 574, respectively. Kayla Gadeken notched a 566 to round out the Huskers’ squadded effort.

Nebraska fell short of Army in air rifle, 2346-2,350, but the lead from smallbore was enough for the Big Red to clinch a victory. Samantha Peterson and Elizabeth Lorentz were out front for the Huskers with 589 and 588, respectively. Emily Cheramie brought in 586. Kinga Aletto and Kayla Gadeken both posted marks of 583. Despite not being squadded, Maddie Korthas set new season highs in both smallbore (565) and air rifle (586).

Army’s smallbore score of 2,302 was led by Payne Nunn’s mark of 579 and a pair of 575 scores from Ben Davis and Clayton Hanson. Lauren McMahan led the field in air rifle with 590, followed closely by Payne Nunn (589).

The Huskers will take the range again on Sunday at 8 a.m. against Coast Guard. Fans can follow the action on social media.

Nebraska: 4,660

Army: 4,652

Smallbore (2,314)

Emily Cheramie – 579*

Kayla Gadeken – 566*

Samantha Peterson – 581*

Bailey Powell – 574*

Hannah Virga – 580*

Kinga Aletto – 565

Maddie Korthas – 565

Elizabeth Lorentz – 568


Air Rifle (2,346)

Kinga Aletto – 583*

Emily Cheramie – 586*

Kayla Gadeken – 583*

Elizabeth Lorentz – 588*

Samantha Peterson – 589*

Maddie Korthas – 586

Bailey Powell – 587

Hannah Virga – 582

 *indicates scores counted towards team score



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