Feb. 19, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s Abhijeet Konduskar (Sr., Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India) has been selected to compete for the individual air and smallbore rifle championships at the 2003 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Rifle Championships hosted by the U.S. Military Academy, March 14-15 in West Point, New York. Konduskar qualified by posting a 395 in air rifle and a 1,172 in smallbore at the NCAA Sectional meet hosted by Ohio State Feb. 8.

A total of 48 competitors were selected for the championships. The top eight teams in both the smallbore three-position and air rifle events were selected and the top 11 individuals in air rifle and the top 13 individuals in smallbore qualified for the individual championships. Individual competitions in smallbore three-position (120) shots) and air rifle (40 shots) will be held Friday, March 14.

Konduskar competed in the 2001 NCAA Championship hosted by Ohio State. He finished 12th (1,153) in smallbore rifle.