Nevada rifle opens season at UTEP Saturday

The 15th ranked Wolf Pack are at #18 UTEP on Saturday.

Oct. 10, 2013

RENO, Nev. - The 15th ranked University of Nevada rifle team opens the 2013-14 season at 19th ranked UTEP on Saturday.  The match will be the first for the Wolf Pack in the newly formed Patriot Rifle Conference.

The team will compete in smallbore and air rifle.  The first home match is Oct. 19 versus Akron.

"We are delighted to start the season with a match at the Miner's Range" Nevada head coach Fred Harvey said.  "UTEP is always a strong opponent."

The Pack rifle team is comprised of 17 members this season.  The team is a mixed squad of both men and women. The athletes shoot both smallbore and air rifle during competitions.  The team will once again be led by Harvey, the 2003 Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Coach of the Year.  Harvey enters his 19th year directing the Nevada rifle program.

The six team PRC is comprised of the U.S. Air Force Academy, TCU, Ohio State, Nevada, UTEP, and the University of Alaska.  The conference will include head-to-head matches throughout the season, with a conference championship scheduled at Ohio State Feb. 8-9.  Air Force Academy head coach Launi Meili is the PRC commissioner.

-- @NevadaWolfPack --



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