Brendan Whitaker

Player profile

  • Hometown Bridgeport, Mass.
  • Year Senior

Personal Bests:

  • Air Rifle: 585
  • Smallbore: 575
  • Aggregate: 1156

 

2017-18 (Junior):

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot as a member of the counting team for one event for smallbore
  • Held season averages of
    • 568.6 Smallbore
    • 575.8 Air Rifle
    • 1146 Aggregate

2016-17 (Sophomore):

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in six events and finished with averages of 566.8 in smallbore and 574.8 in air rifle for an 1142 aggregate
  • Opened the year with his highest smallbore score of 573 at West Virginia
  • At home against WVU, posted his best aggregate of 1154 with a season-best 582 in air rifle and a 572 smallbore
  • Had a 570 smallbore at the Buckeye Open
  • Fired back-to-back 574 air rifle scores against Kentucky and at the PRC Championship
  • Finished the year with an 1133 aggregate in the NCAA Qualifier with scores of 575 in smallbore and 572 in air rifle


2015-16 (Freshman):

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in five events for the Buckeyes in his first season
  • Had an 1148 aggregate average with his season-best of 1151 coming at home against TCU
  • Fired a pair of 580s in air rifle against UTEP and TCU
  • Matched a season-high with a 571 in smallbore against TCU and against Nebraska