Feb. 21, 2014
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - In preparation for the NCAA Qualifier, the 17th ranked University of Nevada rifle team lost a two-point match 4528-4526 to #20 UTEP at the E.F. Horton Rifle Range on the campus of the University of Alaska. Nevada, UTEP and #2 Alaska will compete on Saturday in the NCAA Qualifier.
Nevada won the small bore 2260-2226. Haunani Akana was the Pack's top shooter in the event with a score of 567 that tied for second. Sisters Elsa and Greta Ochsner both shot 565 to tie for fourth. Jessica Ruxton (563) and Niki Silveria (557) posted the sixth and seventh best scores.
UTEP won the air rifle with by a score of 2302-2226. Elsa placed third with a score of 573. Greta (568), Akana (565), Ruxton (560) and Silveria (559) took spots six thru nine.