Rifle Teams Fall to UAB
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LEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI rifle teams lost at home in a close match against UAB at Kilbourne Hall Saturday morning.

 

UAB earned the first-place spot with 4547 aggregate points, with the VMI co-ed team placing second with 4500 points and the VMI women’s team placing third with 4363 aggregate points.

 

Freshman Alexander Allison had another great showing by earning third place among the top individuals with 1134 aggregate points. Seniors Hunter Jacob (1129) and Kelia Aardema (1112) placed fifth and eighth, respectively. Sophomores Samantha Reid and Jessica Hankin earned a ninth and 10th-place finish among top individuals.

 

In smallbore competition, Stephen Garner (559) and Alexander Allison (558) earned a third and fourth place finish. Simon Krauthamer (555) and Hunter Jacob (552) finished sixth and seventh, with William Davidson (551) and Kolton Dobson (550) placing ninth and tenth to round out the top ten smallbore individuals. Kelia Aardema (11th), Samantha Reid (13th), Claire Lee (14th), Jessica Hankin (15th), Nick Reynolds (16th), Savanah Diamond (17th), and Lauren Dost (18th) all represented VMI in smallbore competition.

 

During the air rifle competition, Hunter Jacob (577), Alexander Allison (576), Nick Reynolds (566), and Jessica Hankin (565) earn third, fourth, ninth, and tenth place finishes, respectively. Kelia Aardema (11th), Claire Lee (12th), Samantha Reid (13th), James Doucett (14th), Mason Tarkenton (15th), Nicholas Schaefer (16th), Lauren Dost (17th), Savanah Diamond (18th), and Cassidy Dufour (19th) each represented VMI in air rifle competition.

 

The VMI rifle teams stay at home next week to host Wofford at Kilbourne Hall. 

 

Full Results: http://ncaarifle.org/Home/Scorecard?MatchId=971

 

Team Scores

 

  1. UAB – 2237 SB, 2310 AR, 4547 Agg
  2. VMI – 2217 SB, 2283 AR, 4500 Agg
  3. VMI (W) – 2127 SB, 2236 AR, 4363 Agg

 

Top VMI Individuals

Alexander Allison – 3rd – 1134 Agg

Hunter Jacob – 5th – 1129 Agg

Kelia Aardema – 8th – 1112 Agg

Samantha Reid – 9th – 1103 Agg

Jessica Hankin – 10th – 1100 Agg

 

Smallbore – VMI Men

 

Stephen Garner – 3rd – 559

Alexander Allison – 4th – 558

Simon Krauthamer – 6th – 555

Hunter Jacob – 7th – 552

William Davidson – 9th – 551

Kolton Dobson – 10th – 550

Nick Reynolds – 16th – 531

 

Smallbore – VMI Women

 

Kelia Aardema – 11th – 548

Samantha Reid – 13th – 540

Claire Lee – 14th – 536

Jessica Hankin – 15th – 535

Savanah Diamond – 17th – 516

Lauren Dost – 18th – 502

 

Air Rifle – VMI Men

Hunter Jacob – 3rd – 577

Alexander Allison – 4th – 576

Nick Reynolds – 9th – 566

James Doucett – 14th – 563

Mason Tarkenton – 15th – 560

Nicholas Schaefer – 16th – 546

 

Air Rifle – VMI Women

Jessica Hankin – 10th – 565

Kelia Aardema – 11th – 564

Claire Lee – 12th – 564

Samantha Reid – 13th – 563

Lauren Dost – 17th – 544

Savanah Diamond – 18th – 540

Cassidy Dufour – 19th – 517