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Feb. 14, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s Ryan Kohatsu (Sr., Hilo, Hawaii) finished first in air rifle at 584 and second in smallbore rifle at 586 in the NCAA Qualifier held last weekend at Xavier University. Kohatsu edged out Xavier’s Hannah Kerr (582) in air rifle while Kerr took top honors in smallbore rifle with a 591 score. OSU’s Linnea Nygren (Jr., Hayward, Calif.) finished eighth in smallbore rifle at 572. Xavier won the team competition with a 4,646 aggregate with Ohio State finishing fourth at 4,502. Teams and individuals that qualifer for the NCAA Championship will be announced at a later date. The NCAA Championship will be held March 10-12 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Ohio State will next compete at the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference championships, March 26, hosted by Purdue University.

Team Scoring Smallbore Air Aggregate 1. Xavier 2,322 2,324 4,646 2. West Virginia 2,260 2,285 4,545 3. Rose-Hulman 2,234 2,272 4,506 4. Ohio State 2,264 2,238 4,502 5. Morehead State 2,232 2,212 4,444

Individual Smallbore Leaders 1. Hannah Kerr, Xavier 592 2. Ryan Kohatsu, Ohio State 586 3. Richy Gauvin, Xavier 583 4. Daniel Ault, Xavier 581 5. Amy Smith, West Virginia 580 6. Brian Watson, Xavier 576 7. Ashley Skeuse, Xavier 574 8. Linnea Nygren, Ohio State 572 9. Nick Rosati, Morehead St. 571 10. Jennifer Lowe, Rose Hulman 570

Individual Air Rifle Leaders 1. Ryan Kohatsu, Ohio State 584 2. Hannah Kerr, Xavier 582 3. Brandon Czekaj, Xavier 582 4. ALice Reed, Xavier 582 5. Ashley Skeuse, Xavier 581 6. Dan Cloutier, Rose Hulman 579 7. Brian watson, Xavier 578 8. Amy Smith, West Virginia 575 9. Heather Sawyer, W Virginia 575 10. Kimberly Wilson, Xavier 574

Ohio State Smallbore Air Aggregate Ryan Kohatsu 586 584 1,170 Kelly Lake 550 554 1,104 Linnea Nygren 572 553 1,125 Andrew Wesel 556 – 556 Sam Ohlinger – 547 547

OSU Individuals Smallbore Air Aggregate Sam Ohlinger 525 (547) 1,072 John Robak 487 510 997 Joshua Stine 539 547 1,086 Andrew Wesel (556) 538 1,094