October 23, 2017

Buckeyes Top the U.S. Naval Academy


Oct. 23, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Ohio State University pistol squad traveled to the U.S. Naval Academy over the weekend and topped the Midshipmen in both the open and women’s competition. The Buckeyes bested Navy overall by a tally of 6,417-6,146 and a 2,678-2,583 advantage in the women’s aggregate.

Ohio State (6,417 total) | 2,233 air | 2,031 free | 2,153 standard
Navy (6,146 total) | 2,193 air | 1,890 free | 2,063 standard

Women’s aggregate
Ohio State 2,684 | Navy 2,583

Anthony McCollum finished as the top point-scoring Buckeye, accumulating a total of 1,621. Irina Andrianova paced the women’s side, recording a two-event total of 918 in the women’s competition while also contributing in two of the three open competitions. She fired a 544 in Standard Pistol to lead all competitors.

Samuel Gens shot the top score in Free Pistol at 512. Mike Soklaski and Zachary Dahmen were each three-time contributors to the team tally.

Next up for the Scarlet & Gray is a westward trip to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Oct. 27-28). The expectation competition includes Army, Coast Guard, North Dakota State and Utah.