Nov. 3, 2013
RENO, Nev. – For the second time this season the University of Nevada rifle team defeated UTEP in a Patriot Rifle Conference match. The 18th ranked Wolf Pack outshot #20 UTEP 4560-4478 on Saturday at the Wolf Pack Rifle Ranges. Nevada won the smallbore 2248-2179 and the air rifle 2312-2299.
With the victory the Pack improved to 2-2 on the season and 2-1 in PRC action. In the first meeting to start the season the Pack won 4597-4465 in El Paso, Texas on Oct. 12.
Chelsie Hata placed third in the smallbore with a score of 565 while Elsa Ochsner and Haunani Akana tied for fourth with identical scores of 563.
Hata shot a personal season-high 585 to win the air rifle. Ochsner shot a personal best of 580 to take fourth. Jessica Ruxton’s 579 earned her fifth place.
Nevada hosts the Sutter Rifle Club on Nov. 16 in a junior varsity competition.
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