Oct. 29, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Ohio State rifle squad had a successful weekend competing at the Purdue Boilermaker Invitational and at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. The Buckeyes won both team events and took top individual honors in both air rifle and smallbore at the PBI Saturday and followed it up with a win over Rose Hulman Sunday.
The Buckeyes scored 2263 points in smallbore and 2282 in air rifle to win the PDI over Purdue, Rose Hulman, Grand Valley State and Wisconsin Oskosh. In the smallbore event, junior Amanda Luoma led Ohio State with a score of 575. Luoma took home top individual honors. Freshman Remington Lyman continued his streak of solid performances and placed third overall with a score of 568. Senior Maxwell Snyderman (564) and sophomore Megan Polonsky (556) rounded out the team scoring for the Buckeyes. Greg Hagar placed second overall competing as an individual with a score of 569.
In the air rifle competition Ohio State was led by Hagar, who fired a score of 576, taking home top individual honors. Ohio State’s team scores included a 572 from Luoma, a 569 from Snyderman and a 567 from redshirt junior Dan Chapman.
Lyman posted a personal best air rifle score at the event of 574 which placed him second overall in the tournament.
Sunday Ohio State was led by Luoma, who fired a season high 580 in smallbore, to help the Buckeyes defeat Rose Hulman, 4581-4466. Lyman (569), Snyderman (557) and Polonsky (556) rounded out team scoring.
In air rifle Ohio State was led by Snyderman, who fired a season high 583. Hagar (581), Luoma (579) and Chapman (576) rounded out team scoring.
Ohio State returns to action Nov. 4 at the Hugh W. Wylie Range against Morehead State.