January 12, 2013

Bulldog Rifle Completes Action Against No. 6 Army and No. 14 NC State

Team and Individual Match Scores

Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel rifle team took third place with an aggregate team score of 4,460 on Saturday in an NCAA match against No. 6 Army and No. 14 NC State. The Black Knights carded 4,664 points to take the team crown.

Robert Jackson continued his impressive sophomore campaign, firing the team's highest air rifle score for the sixth time in eight contests this season. Jackson also led all Bulldog shooters in smallbore action with a mark of 562.

The Black Knights took the top four spots in air rifle and the top six in smallbore en route to their first place finish. Michael Matthews took the individual crown in both events, firing a 592 and 584, respectively.

Richard Hunton (562), Thor Wright (560) and Nathaniel Moy (556) rounded out the top four spots for The Citadel air rifle team.

On the women's side, senior captain Julia McCullohs led her air rifle squad with a mark of 559, while Ashton Byrne (556), Terri Craig (554) and Teddi Haliscak (550) rounded out the women's top four.

The Bulldogs will trek to Dahlonega, Ga., next weekend to compete in the fifth Southeastern Air Rifle Conference match of the season.

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