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Rifle Opens 2019 Portion of Schedule with Convincing Win at VMI

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Led by a combined personal best-day from junior Alexa Potts, the Morehead State Rifle team opened the 2019 portion of the 2018-19 schedule with a 4,638-4,467 win at Virginia Military Institute Saturday.

The Eagles also topped the VMI women's-only club, which scored a 4,351. The Eagles are now 6-0 in dual matches.

Potts fired a team-best 590 in air and added a 576 in smallbore (tying her career high) for a combined personal-best of 1166. Among her scores were a personal-best in kneeling, at 198 while tying her prone high-water mark of 197.

In air, sophomore Ryan Hinson shot a 589, while junior Karly Potts was on target with a 586.

On the smallbore range, Alexa Potts led the squad with a 576, followed by a 574 from Hinson. Freshman Amber Schifano set a career-high with a 196 in prone.

Morehead State will now prepare for the OVC Championships, set for Feb. 2-3 at Jacksonville State.

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