Bernard Melus

Player profile

  • Hometown Lake Zurich, Ill.
  • Year Sophomore

Personal Bests: 

  • Free: 516 @ USA Shooting Nationals 6/17/2018
  • Standard: 529 @ Collegiate Nationals 3/19/2018
  • Air 60: 554 @ Army 11/18/2017
  • 3 Gun: 1578 @ Coast Guard 2/23/2018

2017-18 (Freshman):
• Finished eighth (Standard) and 11th (Free) at the 2018 Intercollegiate Pistol Championships
• ‘Counted’ for five events, three in Free Pistol and a pair of Standard Pistol
• Garnered season averages of 543 (Open Air), 499 (Free), 523 (Standard) and 1,567 (3-gun aggregate)
• Contributed to all-time school team record for 3-gun aggregate (6,491)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE:
• Member of the Arlington International Air Gun Club (AIAC) and the Golen BBs Skeet Team
• Ranked third individually in Standard Pistol Junior at the 2017 USA Shooting Nationals
• Shot for the Golden BBs and was selected for the Illinois 2017 Junior All-State Skeet Team
• Son of Bernard and Olga Meus
• Has one brother, Michael
• Mechanical Engineering major, German minor