Rifle Teams Defeated at Home by UAB
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LEXINGTON, Va. – With the fall semester matches nearly complete, the VMI rifle teams fell at home to visiting UAB Saturday at Kilbourne Hall. 

The Dragons came out on top with 4551 points ahead of the VMI men (4491) and the VMI women’s team, which finished the day with 4370 points.  The VMI men’s team totaled 2232 smallbore points and 2259 air rifle points while the VMI women tallied 2124 smallbore points and 2246 points in the air rifle competition.

Like he has most of this season, senior John Pitman led the Keydets in both the smallbore and air rifle segments by totaling 565 points in the smallbore and 575 points for third place in the air rifle. Nick Reynolds placed third in the smallbore with 561 points before sophomore Lacob Lagace came in 7th with 556 points.  Freshman Simon Krauthamer also scored team points by arriving in ninth with 550 points, fourth most in the men’s portion 

Reynolds finished ninth in the air rifle with 563 points with Chris Milliken came in 11th with 562 points. Krauthamer came in 12th for 559 points to also score team points to the Keydets’ tally.

The women’s smallbore was led by Kelia Aardema’s 11th-place mark of 543 points just ahead of Jessica Hankin with 529. Jamie Foster arrived in 14th with 528 points while Samantha Reid placed 15th with 524 points.

In the air rifle competition, freshman Elena Raco paced the squad with 567 points just above freshman Jessica Hankin’s score of 566 points. Foster and Aardema also scored team points for the Keydets in the loss.

Team Scores

UAB – 4551 (2247 SB, 2304 AR)

VMI – 4491 (2232 SB, 2259 AR)

VMI Women – 4370 (2124 SB, 2246 AR)

 

VMI Men

Smallbore 2232

John Pitman – 2nd – 565

Nick Reynolds – 3rd – 561

Jacob Lagace – 7th – 556

Simon Krauthamer – 9th – 550

Hunter Jacob – 545

Ben Doehler – 16th – 518

Joseph Snyder – 18th – 498

 

Air Rifle

John Pitman – 3rd – 575

Nick Reynolds – 9th – 563

Chris Milliken – 11th – 562

Simon Krauthamer – 12th – 559

William Davidson – 16th – 550

 

VMI Women

Smallbore: 2124

Kelia Aardema – 11th – 543

Jessica Hankin – 13th – 529

Jamie Foster – 14th – 528

Samantha Reid – 15th – 524

Claire Lee – 17th – 513

Daniel Beall – 18th  - 532

Mason Tarkenton – 19th – Mason Tarkenton

 

Air Rifle

Elena Raco – 7th – 567

Jessica Hankin – 8th – 566

Jamie Foster – 14th – 559

Kelia Aardema – 15th – 554

Lauren Dost – 17th – 540

 

Full results

http://ncaarifle.org/Home/Scorecard?MatchId=797