No. 14 Rifle Team Closes Out Fall Season on a High Note, Finish Second at Gamecock Invitational
Nov. 20, 2012
Jacksonville, Ala. - Just a day after dropping Columbus State, the No. 14 Memphis rifle team traveled to the Gamecock Invitational, topping Columbus State again as well as Murray State and finished second to host Jacksonville State.
The Tigers shot a combined 4625, only 14 points behind No. 5 Jacksonville State.
Hermsmeier fell just one point shy of the Gamecock's Sam Muegge for top honors in small bore, shooting a 583. Lee continued her impressive freshman campaign with another top five finish in air rifle, posting a 584.
Senior Kelly Audetposted a 570, tying her for 11th in small bore.
Hermsmeier then went on to finish tied for seventh in the air rifle competition, shooting a 582. Audet shot just behind him for 13th and posted a 579.
Burkhardt (577) and junior Jimmy Zaken (560) rounded out Memphis shooters in air rifle.
The No. 14 Tigers take a long break but will return to action on January 20 when they take on regional foe, Kentucky.