Photo by Nate Olsen/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Finish Fall Season with Sweep over UTEP

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln, Neb. ---
The No. 7 completed a weekend sweep over No. 18 UTEP after defeating the Miners 4,668 - 4,588 on Sunday in the final match of the fall season. The Huskers also defeated the Miners 4,664 - 4,578 on Nov. 12.

In smallbore, the Huskers fired the three highest scores across all competitors. Senior All-American Rachel Martin paved the way with 584. All-American Dacotah Faught and Nina Radulovic each fired 576. All-American Jaycee Carter earned 571, while Samantha Peterson finished with 568. NU led UTEP 2,307-2,255 after the first discipline. Maddie Korthas, competeing individually, earned a career-high score of 566.

The Huskers had an impressive showing in air rifle, with three shooters firing at least 590. Carter (592), Peterson (590) and Radulovic (590) help the team get a comfortable lead over UTEP. Faught notched 589, while Martin tallied 587. As a team, Nebraska earned 2,361. Sarah Sutton (585) and Kayla Gadeken (591), competing individually, tied their career-high air rifle scores against the Miners.

Rachael Schoenrock led the Miners in smallbore with 572. Bailey Powell recorded 597 in air rifle. UTEP's total team air rifle score was 2,333.

As a team, Nebraska will take a two-month break before resuming competition again on Jan. 15. against Army West Point. In the meantime, select individuals will compete at the Winter Airgun Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Dec. 2-4.  


No. 7 Nebraska - 4,668

No. 18 UTEP - 4,588

Smallbore: 2,307

Katie Brown - 548

*Jaycee Carter - 571

*Dacotah Faught - 576

Kayla Gadeken - 575

Maddie Korthas - 566

*Rachel Martin - 584

Jordan Miller - DNP

*Samantha Peterson - 568

*Nina Radulovic - 576

Sarah Sutton - 540

Hannah Virga - DNP

Rachel Yager - 560

Air Rifle: 2,361

Kaite Brown - 567

*Jaycee Carter - 592

*Dacotah Faught - 589

Kayla Gadeken - 591

Maddie Korthas - 579

*Rachel Martin - 587

Jordan Miller - DNP

*Samantha Peterson - 590

*Nina Radulovic - 590

Sarah Sutton - 585

Hannah Virga - DNP

Rachel Yager - 584

*Counted towards team score.

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