Tiger rifle falls to Nebraska, Army
Nov. 19, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis rifle squad recently dropped two competitions in Oxford, Miss. to the University of Nebraska and Army.
On Halloween, the Tigers fell to the Huskers 4,616-4,574. In Smallbore action, Memphis was outscored 2,279-2,250. In air rifle, Memphis was outscored 2,337-2,324.
Millington native Keegan Singleton had the top Tiger score in Smallbore shooting a 574. Teammate Jenna Quick shot a 567, Kelly Audet had a 560, and Rustin Russell a 549. Singleton's score tied for second place in individual Smallbore shooting.
The following day against Army, Memphis was outscored 2,291-2,209 in Smallbore action, but out-shot Army in air rifle 2,314-2,292 for a final score of 4,583-4,523 in favor of Army.
Phenis, a Jemison, Ala. native, paced Memphis in air rifle with a 583, while Singleton posted a 582. Quick scored a 577, and Audet a 572. Kaitlynn Lee and Russell also shot for Memphis in Air Rifle as individuals scoring a 577 and 562 respectively.
Singleton led Memphis in Smallbore team-shooting with a 560, though Russell, shooting as an individual, shot a 567. Audet had a 555, Quick a 554, and Phenis a 540 in team shooting.
Memphis returns to action Saturday shooting against Columbus St. in Fort Benning, Ga. On Sunday, the Tigers will compete in the Gamecock Open at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala.