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Oct. 23, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Rifle team competed at the Boilermaker Invitational over the weekend in West Lafayette, Ind. The Buckeyes finished third overall in air rifle with a 2,249 score and were fourth in smallbore rifle with a 2,227 mark. Akron’s gold team won the air rifle competition with a 2,289 and Missouri-Kansas City captured the smallbore event with a 2,257. The top finisher for Ohio State was Ryan Kohatsu (Sr., Hilo, Hawaii) who finished second in smallbore rifle with a 567 and third in air rifle with a 581. Kilee Courter of Missouri-Kansas City won the smallbore event with a 587 while Calee Courter of Missouri-Kansas City and Marybeth Brewer of Michigan tied for the air rifle title with a mark of 583.

Team Scoring Smallbore 1. Missouri-Kansas City 2,257 2. Akron-B 2,241 3. Akron-G 2,231 4. Ohio State-1 2,227 5. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 2,209 6. Morehead State-M 2,200 7. Morehead State-W 2,194 8. Ohio Sttae-2 2,179 9. Grand Valley State-G 2,177 10. Rose Hulman 2,149 11. Michigan 2,130 12. Purdue 2,036 13. Grand Valley State-B 1,822

Top Smallbore Scores 1. Kilee Courter, UMKC 587 2. Ryan Kohatsu, OSU 576 3. Chris Blazek, WO 567

Team Scoring Air 1. Akron-G 2,289 2. Missouri-Kansas City 2,254 3. Ohio State-1 2,249 4. Ohio State-2 2,224 5. Akron-B 2,213 6. Morehead State-M 2,179 7. Morehead State-W 2,187 8. Rose Hulman 2,183 9. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 2,169 10. Michigan 2,115 11. Purdue 2,097

Top Air Rifle Scores 1. Calee Courter, UMKC 583 Marybeth Brewer, MICH 583 3. Ryan Kohatsu, OSU 581

Ohio State-1 Smallbore Air Ryan Kohatsu 576 581 Linnea Nygren 566 563 Jeff Naswadi 543 558 Sam Ohlinger 531 547

Ohio State-2 Smallbore Air Kelly Lake 554 562 Chantay Cie Bey 543 536 Steven Nozaki 542 551 Andrew Wesel 540 543 Staci Collins – 576