COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State rifle team competed against Murray State (4697) and UTEP (4588) on Saturday firing a team score of 4684.
In smallbore, the team fired a team score of 2330 led by another strong performance by Viktor Kiss who fired a team high 587. Tyler Hanson and Derek Keiser both fired scores of 582 while Nathan Wehrlen (579) and Paige Hollowell (572) rounded out team scoring. Lillian Warren led the way for the individuals firing a career best 584. John Hamilton (577), Philip Becker (571), Joel Potts (570), Frank Steyn (564), Eva Horgan (559) and Natalie Katsuyama (559) rounded out individual scoring.
In air rifle, the team fired a score of 2354 and were again led by Viktor Kiss who fired a score of 592. Lillian Warren (589), John Hamilton (587), Derek Keiser (586), and Paige Hollowell (584) rounded out team scoring. Frank Steyn led the way for Ohio State’s individuals firing a career best score of 590. Nathan Wehrlen (587), Joel Potts (585), Tyler Hanson (583), Philip Becker (582), Eva Horgan (574), and Natalie Katsuyama (568) rounded out individual scoring.
Coach Tanoue: “We definitely saw some really good performances on Saturday, but ultimately we didn’t quite have the performance to take that step forward that we were looking for. That said the team has been working extremely hard and we’ll have a week to put some more work in before we wrap up the fall portion of our season on November 20 against Navy and Air Force.”
Ohio State returns to action at the Hugh W. Wylie Range on Sunday, November 20 against Navy and Air Force.