Rifle Opens Busy Weekend with Resounding Victory Over UT Martin

Oct 8, 2018

Credit MSU Athletics

Several personal bests, including personal records in combined score by freshman Katie Frye and junior Alexa Potts, pushed Morehead State Rifle to a 4,635-4,536 victory over visiting UT Martin Saturday at Button Rifle Range.

The Eagles are now 2-0 on the young 2018-19 season.

Frye led the Eagles, and all shooters, on the air rifle range with a 588. She added a 572 smallbore total for a personal record 1160 combined score. Frye also tied her smallbore standing PR with a 186. Potts tied her smallbore personal best with a 576 and fired a 587 in air for a combined 1163.

In smallbore, senior Brandon Bryer led the way with a 577, including a personal-best tying 199 in prone. Freshman Erin Diehl set a prone high for herself with a 195, while sophomore Ryan Hinson totaled 572, assisted by a standing PR of 193.

Freshman Amber Schifano rounded out the personal standards today with a 186 in kneeling.

In air, Bryer (585), Hinson (583) and senior Siarra Crum (583) also eclipsed the 580 mark.

UTM was paced by Rachel Sprague, who fashioned a 576 in smallbore and a 577 in air rifle.