Anthony McCollum

Player profile

  • Hometown Shelby, Mo.
  • Year Senior

Personal Bests:

  • Free: 536 @ Coast Guard 2/23/2018
  • Standard: 567 @ MIT 11/10/2018
  • Air 60: 570 @ Home vs Akron 10/14/2017
  • 3 Gun: 1643 @ Home vs Collegiate Sectionals 2/2/2019

2018-2019 Season (Senior)

  • Captain for 2018-2019 Season
  • First Team All-American in Open Air, Free, and Standard
  • Placed Second (Open Air), Fourth (3-Gun Agg.), Sixth (Free), and Eighth (Standard) at 2019 Pistol Collegiate National Championships
  • Contributed to Current Team Records in Air (2,242), Free (2,090), Standard (2,194), and 3-Gun Agg. (6,477) as well as an Individual Current Team record in Standard (567)
  • Contributed to another All-Time Team Record this season in Standard (2,194)
  • Season Average of 1,619 in 3-Gun Agg.
  • Selected to represent Team USA at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy this July

2017-18 (Junior):
• Standard Pistol National Champion
• All-America First Team for both Air and Standard Pistol with Second Team accolades earned for Free Pistol
• Placed first (Standard), second (Open Air), third (3-gun aggregate) and eighth (Free) at the 2018 Intercollegiate Pistol Championships
• Led the Buckeyes in season average for Open Air (563), Standard (545) and 3-gun aggregate (1,621) while ranking second with a 513 Free Pistol clip
• Contributed to all-time school team records in Air (2,247), Free (2,107) and 3-gun aggregate (6,491)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten, and OSU Scholar-Athlete
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree

2016-17 (Sophomore):
• Free Pistol National Champion
• First Team All-American in both Free and Air Pistol while garnering Second Team honors for Standard
• Finished first (Free), second (Open Air), third (3-gun aggregate) and 14th (Standard) in the 2017 Intercollegiate Pistol Championships
• Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete

2015-16 (Freshman):
• First Team All-American in Air Pistol; All-America Honorable Mention for Standard Pistol
• Served as a lineup fixture for the national champion Buckeyes
• Placed third (Open Air) and fifth (Free) at the 2016 Intercollegiate Pistol Championships
• Earned an appointment to the Junior National Team after winning Gold in the Air Pistol at the Junior Olympics

• Son of Bob and Deneise McCollum
• Has a sister, Amy
• Mechanical Engineering major with a Coaching minor