October 11, 2022

Buckeyes Defeat Army to Begin 2022-23 Season

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The defending national champion Ohio State pistol team began its 2022-23 season last weekend by hosting Army. The Buckeyes defeated the Black Knights, 6727-6420, and won all three events: air pistol, sport pistol and standard pistol.

Individual event winners for the scarlet and gray included Jackson Leverett (air pistol), Maria Tsarik (sport pistol) and Henry Leverett (standard pistol). The overall aggregate winner was Jackson Leverett (1696).

The Buckeyes took each of the top five spots in air pistol, led by Jackson Leverett’s score of 578. Katelyn Abein was second (558), followed by Jonathan Dorsten (554), Panagiota Charalampous (552) and Maria Tsarik (549).

Ohio State also took top four spots in the sport pistol. In addition to Tsarik’s winning score of 577, Ohio State also saw Abeln shoot a 576, followed by Henry Leverett (569) and Dorsten (568). In the standard pistol, Ohio State had the top six finishers. Henry Leverett’s score of 565 won the event. He was joined by Jackson Leverett (559), Abeln (552), Tsarik (549), Dorsten (548) and Abbie Leverett (547).

The Buckeyes are back at home this weekend when they host Navy in Columbus on Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile, two student-athletes – Katelyn Abeln and Abbie Leverett – are headed to Cairo, Egypt for the ISSF World Championship.

Ohio State 6727, Army 6450
Aggregate
1. Jackson Leverett – 1696
2. Katelyn Abeln – 1686
3. Maria Tsarik – 1675
4. Henry Leverett – 1674
5. Johnathan Dorsten – 1670

Air Pistol
1. Jackson Leverett – 578
2. Katelyn Abeln – 558
3. Johnathan Dorsten – 554
4. Panagiota Charalampous – 552
5. Maria Tsarik – 549

Sport Pistol
1. Maria Tsarik – 577
2. Katelyn Abeln – 576
3. Henry Leverett – 569
4. Johnathan Dorsten – 568

Standard Pistol
1. Henry Leverett – 565
2. Jackson Leverett – 559
3. Katelyn Abeln – 552
4. Maria Tsarik – 549
5. Johnathan Dorsten – 548
6. Abbie Leverett – 547