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Feb. 2, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State rifle squad shot a 5,948 aggregate score to finish ninth at the 2004 Roger Withrow Invitational in Murray, Kent. The Buckeyes finished eighth in smallbore rifle at 4,463 and ninth in air rifle at 1,485. Host Murray State won both events scoring a 1,559 in air rifle and a 4,636 in smallbore rifle. Top aggregate shooter for Ohio State was Linnea Nygren (So., Hayward, Calif.) with a 1,501 (371 air rifle and 1,130 smallbore rifle). Buckeye Andrew Wesel (Fr., Marietta, Ohio) ranked second for OSU with a 1,498 aggregate (378 air rifle and 1,120 smallbore rifle). All three scores for Wesel were season highs.

Ohio State returns to action Saturday, Feb. 7 when they host Xavier.

2004 Roger Withrow Invitational Pat Spurgin Rifle Range Murray, Kentucky Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2004

Air Rifle Smallbore Aggregate 1 Murray State 1,559 4,636 6,195 2 Jacksonville State 1,548 4,595 6,143 3 Kentucky 1,554 4,568 6,122 4 Tennessee Tech 1,524 4,586 6,110 5 Mississsippi 1,512 4,513 6,025 6 Missouri-Kansas City 1,489 4,525 6,014 7 Memphis 1,544 4,461 6,005 8 Tennessee-Martin 1,506 4,490 5,996 9 Ohio State 1,485 4,463 5,948 10 Austin Peay State 1,462 – 1,462 11 Mercer 1,213 – 1,213

Ohio State Air Rifle Smallbore Aggregate Linnea Nygren 371 1,130 1,501 Andrew Wesel 378 1,120 1,498 Bryan Toth 369 1,125 1,494 Rachel Ashbrook 367 1,088 1,455

OSU Individuals Air Rifle Smallbore Aggregate John Robak 348 1,060 1,408 Joshua Stine 323 981 1,304 Douglas Fox 333 1,018 1,351