Rifle Finishes Third at Regional
Feb. 12, 2006
The University of Memphis rifle team finished third at the sectional at Murray State, Sunday. Memphis finished behind Kentucky (4674) and Murray State (4669) with a 4612.
Krissey Bahnsen led Memphis in the air portion of the competition, shooting a 585, good enough for ninth overall. Teammate Jessica Jasis finished 13th with a 580, while Brian Phillips and Kate Benjamin finished 15th and 16th in the air at 578. Andrew Hahn rounded out the Memphis shooters with a 576.
In the smallbore portion of the competition, Benjamin posted the Tigers' highest individual score, firing a 581, good enough for seventh in the individual competition. Jasis fired a 574 while competing as an individual shooter, and Phillips and Hahn each fired 572s as part of the team score. Bahnsen rounded out the Memphis competitors with a 568 in the smallbore.
The rifle team will compete in the GARC Conference Championships in Oxford, Miss., Feb.25-26th.