Sunny Russell had the highest smallbore score for the Huskers with a 573.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Fall in Opener Against Falcons

By NU Athletic Communications
Lincoln - The Nebraska rifle team shot 4,570 on Friday at NU Rifle Range, but it wasn't enough to defeat Air Force, who scored 4,602.

Sunny Russell led the way for the Huskers in the smallbore competition, scoring a 573 on Friday. Katelyn Woltersdorf and Janine Dutton each added 570s to the NU score, while Katie Kostal shot 567. Freshman Kesley Hansen, in her first competition as a Husker, scored 563 in the opening match.

Individuals for the Huskers included Sheena Mahloch, Joyce Kim and ReAnn Wilson. Mahloch shot 566, Kim scored 574 and Wilson had a 557.

In the air rifle portion of the match, Dutton led the way with 579. Hansen brought in the second-best Husker score with a 574. Mahloch added 572, while Woltersdorf and Russell had 565s.

The Huskers will return to NU Rifle Range when they face West Virginia on Sunday. The match starts at 8 a.m.

Nebraska vs. Air Force
Team Scoring
Nebraska - 4,570
Air Force - 4,602

Nebraska Smallbore
Sunny Russell - 573
Katelyn Woltersdorf - 570
Janine Dutton - 570
Katie Kostal - 567
Kelsey Hansen - 563

Nebraska Air Rifle
Janine Dutton - 579
Kelsey Hansen - 574
Sheena Mahloch - 572
Katelyn Woltersdorf - 565
Sunny Russell - 565


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