Hermsmeier Earns Smallbore Title at Tiger Open
Go Tigers! Sophomore All-American Dan Hermsmeier claimed championship honors at the Tigers first match of the season.
Go Tigers!
Sophomore All-American Dan Hermsmeier claimed championship honors at the Tigers first match of the season.
Go Tigers!

Oct. 3, 2011

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - University of Memphis All-American marksman Dan Hermsmeier claimed individual smallbore honors at the Tiger Open, leading the team to a second-place overall finish.

The sophomore Chesterfield, Mo., native shot a smallbore mark of 581 at Memphis'-own Range Master facility to claim the individual title. Hermsmeier was trailed by Tiger teammate and true freshman Max Burkhardt who, in his first collegiate match, placed third with a smallbore mark of 577.

Sophomore Linn Larsen finished seventh in the smallbore category with a tally of 569, marking a career performance for the Oslo, Norway, native.

As a team, the Tigers fell to Jacksonville State by a margin of 4602 (2320-2282) to 4594 (2328-2266), finishing with an aggregate second-place finish. Ole Miss placed third with a total tally of 4579 (2341-2238).

Tiger rifle now prepares for competition in Oxford, Miss., which will be hosted by a combination of Ole Miss and Army.

Tiger Open Team Results
Team Aggregate Score Air Rifle Smallbore
Jacksonville State 4602 2320 2282
Memphis 4594 2328 2266
Ole Miss 4579 2341 2238

Air Rifle Only
Team Air Rifle
UT Martin (Mixed) 2303
UT Martin (Women) 2259
UAB 2195
Arkansas - Ft. Smith 2099

 

 

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