Nevada Shoots Well in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas – The University of Nevada rifle team defeated the University of Texas, El Paso in an NCAA qualifying match Friday 4,620- 4,616.

Results are unofficial at this point, as Nevada attempted to qualify for the NCAA Championships, March 11-12 in Columbus, GA, along with other rifle programs from across the country.

Dempster Christenson continued a stellar 2010-11 season, as he took second in the air rifle portion of the competition with a 591.  He also took high honors in the small bore with a score of 580.

Christenson has the opportunity to qualify as an individual based on his scores as well.

If the team or any individuals from the Wolf Pack qualify for the year-ending Championships, an update will be posted at www.nevadawolfpack.com.