Commencement festivities moved to Sunday due to Grizzlies' game conflict.
Max Burkhardt, Christian Novak, and Robby Young earn CAAS honors
Memphis led by four-time All-American Dan Hermsmeier
Hermsmeier Leads All Shooters wit 1174
The Tigers Finished Sixth as a Team
Short feature of our 2013-14 Memphis Tigers rifle team that finished 4th in the nation this season!
Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2014 spring, 2013 fall, 2013 spring and 2012 fall semesters.
Member of the Tigers squad that placed fourth at the NCAA Championships, the program's highest finish at the event ... Competed in both disciplines in 14 events ... Made one additional appearance in smallbore (15) ... Posted averages of 573.2 in smallbore and 581.3 in air rifle ... Had an aggregate average score of 1154.8 ... All three averages were career highs ... Tied for seventh in smallbore (579) in the season-opening Tiger Open ... Shot a career-high 587 in air rifle and a season-best 581 in smallbore in a win over Navy ... His 1168 aggregate score vs. Navy was a career high ... Shot 586 in air rifle and 574 in smallbore to help Memphis to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... His 1160 aggregate score at the NCAA Championships tied for his second-best mark of the season ... Also posted 1160 aggregate scores against Nebraska and West Virginia.
Appeared in both disciplines in all 14 competitions ... Had the team's second-best smallbore (570.8) and aggregate (1151.6) average scores ... His 580.7 air rifle average was third on the team ... Tied for first in smallbore at the Withrow Invitational with a career-high 582 ... Had third-place finishes in smallbore and air rifle at the Skyhawk Invitational to help the Tigers win the event ... Posted his season-best score of 584 and finished sixth in air rifle at the Tiger Open ... Recorded the team's second-best aggregate score (1155) at the Great American Rifle Conference (GARC) Championships.
Competed in both disciplines at 10 events ... Had 12 smallbore and 11 air rifle appearances ... Posted averages of 567.2 in smallbore and 575.5 in air rifle ... Had an aggregate average of 1143.3 ... Made his collegiate debut at the Tiger Open, posting a 571 score in air rifle ... Recorded the team's second-best smallbore score (572) to finish fourth at the Tiger Open ... Performance helped Memphis to a second-place aggregate finish behind Jacksonville State ... Shot a season-high 576 in smallbore vs. Kentucky ... Also recorded season-best aggregate score of 1159 vs. Kentucky ... Helped Memphis to the Skyhawk Invitational title with team scores of 2225 (smallbore) and 2345 (air rifle) ... Recorded a season-best 584 in air rifle at the Withrow Invitational ... Posted an aggregate total of 1159 to finish 22nd at the Great American Rifle Conference (GARC) Championships.
Prior to Memphis
Attended Denver East High School and competed for the Arvada Rifle and Pistol Club under the guidance of Coach Keith Roberts ... Took third-place honors at the Junior Olympic Rifle Championships in April of 2011.
Son of Randy and Janet Burkhardt ... Born May 4 ... Enjoys shooting and swimming in his free time.