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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State rifle team (22-5) won both the smallbore rifle (2,280) and air rifle (1,537) events to capture the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference championship with a 3,817 aggregate at Michigan State. Morehead State finished second at 3,791 taking second in smallbore (2,262) and air rifle (1,529). The Buckeyes also won the Swanson Trophy (high season average in smallbore rifle) with a 2,281 average and the Ranta Trophy (high season average in air rifle) with a 1,547.75 average.

OSU’s Amanda Furrer won both individual conference championships shooting a 578 in smallbore and a 386 in air rifle. Juan Gaucin was second in air rifle at 3.85 while Amanda Luoma finished third in smallbore rifle at 574

Five Buckeyes earned WIRC All-Conference honors. In smallbore rifle, Furrer, Gina Cheliras and Luoma earned first team honors with Gaucin being named to the second team. In air rifle, Furrer, Luoma and Nick Novello earned first team honors with James Clark earning second team honors.

Team Results

Smallbore

Air

Aggregate

Ohio State

2,280

1,537

3,817

Morehead State

2,261

1,529

3,791

Rose Hulman Inst. Tec.

2,177

1,495

3,672

Akron

2,251

1,518

3,770

Michigan

2,081

1,430

3,511

Michigan State

2,064

1,431

3,495

Purdue

1,914

1,381

3,295

Grand Valley State

1,940

1,299

3,239

Michigan Tech

1,701

1,084

2,785

OSU Indiv.  Results

Smallbore

Air

Dan Chapman

548

370

Amanda Luoma

478

383

Gina Cheliras

562

379

James Clark

548

384

Amanda Furrer

578

386

Juan Gaucin

566

385

Jon Krabacher

495

357

Robert Mangaudis

537

373

Jasmine Margaria

554

378

Nick Novello

555

384

Walter Riker

552

372

Jim Fitz

561

370

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