Memphis Shooter Places First at GARC Championship
Feb. 26, 2006
OXFORD, MISS. - University of Memphis shooter Krissey Bahnsen took the air rifle title at the Great American Rifle Conference championship hosted by Ole Miss this past weekend.
Bahnsen, who was named honorable mention All-GARC in air rifle, shot 687 to take the top slot in air rifle. She finished just ahead of Ole Miss shooter Jennifer Lorenzen who placed second with a score of 686.
Three Memphis shooters finished in the Top 15 in air rifle with Andrew Hahn placing ninth with a score of 680, and Katie Benjamin placing 10th, also with a 680. Brian Phillips was 11th with a 678, and Jessica Jasis was 23rd with a total of 579.
Hahn placed seventh in both the smallbore and combined standings. He turned in a 584 total in smallbore to bring his aggregate total to 1167. Bahnsen used her impressive air score to also rank in the top 15 in the combined standings with an aggregate score of 1164.
The Tigers as a team placed third in air rifle with a team total of 2336, which was just three points behind second-place finisher the U.S. Military Academy. Nebraska took the air title with a score of 2341. Memphis was fifth in smallbore and finished the event ranked fourth with an aggregate score of 4641.