Rifle Defeats Wentworth and Mass. Maritime, Falls to MIT
Courtesy: VMIKeydets.com  
Release: 12/11/2008
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Courtesy: VMIKeydets.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The VMI Rifle team went 2-1 in head-to-head competition last weekend on the road, defeating Wentworth College and Massachusetts Maritime and falling short against MIT.

 

The Keydets NCAA “A” team amassed a score of 4331 in both smallbore and air rifle competitions which was enough to shade Wentworth which scored 4316 points, but not enough to overcome host MIT’s 4440 points.

 

Senior James Leenhouts (Ludlow, WA) was VMI’s top scorer in the event posting a 559 in smallbore and 566 in air rifle for a combined score of 1155. Sophomore Thomas Graybeal (Lilburn, Ga.) posted a total of 1102 (562 air, 540 smallbore) followed by senior Chelsea Kosecki’s (Flemington, N.J.)1099 (550 air, 549 smallbore) and junior Jason Morgan’s (Lynchburg, Va.) 1005 (503 air, 502 smallbore).

 

VMI also fielded a mixed team that scored a 3912 in the match including 1999 in smallbore and 1913 in air rifle.

 

Junior Travis Travis (Limestone, Tenn.) led the mixed team with as combined score of 1019 including 517 in air rifle competition and 507 in smallbore.

 

VMI will break for the exam and holiday period before resuming action Jan.24 when it hosts Morehead State University in Lexington at 8 a.m.

 

FINAL TEAM SCORES

  1. MIT 2195 SB, 2245 AIR 4440
  2. VMI “A” 2151 SB, 2180 AIR 4331
  3. Wentworth 2125 SB, 2191 AIR 4316
  4. Mass. Maritime 1971 SB, 2059 AIR 4030
  5. VMI “Mixed” 1999 SB, 1913 AIR 3912
  6. Wentworth Women’s Air 1832 AIR    

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