Tiger Rifle Signs Two Junior Olympians
April 20, 2005
MEMPHIS, TENN. - University of Memphis Rifle coach Butch Woolbright announced today that Junior Olympians Jessica Jasis and Andrew Hahn will join the Tigers for the 2005-06 season.
A native of Eddyville, Ky., Jasis was the 2005 Junior Olympic female air rifle champion, and is now a member of the U.S. Olympic Developmental team. She is very active at Lyon County High School where she is a Beta Club member and is the president of her school's Family Career and Community Leaders of America club. She also serves as the vice president of that club on the state level. She was also a member of the 2003 FCCLA Parliametary team that won gold medals at the regional, state and national championships. At LCHS, she also plays trumpet in the band, and is a varsity tennis player.
Hahn comes to the U of M from West Central High School in Hartford, S.D. He recently placed second in the 2004 Montgomery Bell Fall Classic, and was the South Dakota state champion in smallbore rifle. Hahn also is a Junior Olympic shooter, and plays center for the WCHS football team. He helped his football squad to a state championship. Hahn also received an academic scholarship from the U of M.
"I am very excited that Jessica and Andrew will be joining our team," said Woolbright. "They are definitely going to help us continue to build this program into one of the best in the country."