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Huskers Open Season with Two Matches
Katelyn Woltersdorf will be one of three seniors on the 2011-12 Nebraska rifle team.
Photo Courtesy Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations
Courtesy: NU Media Relations
10/13/2011
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Lincoln - The Nebraska rifle team opens its 2011-12 campaign on Friday at NU Rifle Range when they face Air Force. The Huskers will follow up that match on Sunday, when they face West Virginia, also at NU Rifle Range.

The Huskers, who are ranked No. 11 in the CRCA Preseason Rifle Poll, will face Air Force on Friday at 8 a.m. The Falcons are ranked No. 17. In the all-time series between Nebraska and Air Force, the Huskers hold a 19-4 advantage despite losing the previous two match-ups.

On Sunday the Huskers have another 8 a.m. match with preseason No. 3 West Virginia. The Mountaineers won last year's GARC Championship, while the Huskers finished sixth. West Virginia leads the all-time series, 7-14, winning the last nine meetings.

The Huskers are returning seven of eight team members from the 2010-11 campaign. Ryann McGough was the lone senior last year and has been replaced by freshman Kelsey Hansen. The seniors for this season are Sheena Mahloch, Katie Kostal and Katelyn Woltersdorf.

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