UK Rifle Heads to West Point for First Matches of 2016

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The No. 3 Kentucky rifle team will hit the road for Great American Rifle Conference matchups with No. 10 Army on Saturday and No. 12 North Carolina State on Sunday. Both matches will be held at the Tronsrue Marksmanship Center.

The matches will begin at 9 a.m. ET.

The matches will be Kentucky’s first of the new year, after the Wildcats built momentum during the fall portion of the campaign.

Live results will be available
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The No. 3 Wildcats enter the weekend undefeated at 7-0 and 4-0 in Great American Rifle Conference competition with wins over current No. 1 West Virginia, No. 2 Murray State, No. 5 Alaska, No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Nebraska, No. 9 Memphis, and five other teams in the CRCA Top-20, including Sunday’s opponent
 North Carolina State.

Freshman Hanna Carr will look to continue building on a solid debut season. Carr posted tied-for the best individual aggregate score by anyone in the country in the fall, 1186, along with the second best smallbore score of 591.
 

Army enters with a 2-5 record and 1-3 in the GARC and the Wolfpack come in 6-3 on the year and 2-2 in the GARC.

Weekend Breakdown (Source: GoArmyWestpoint.com)

Team

#3 Kentucky Wildcats

#10 Army Black Knights

#12 North Carolina State Wolfpack

Overall Record

7-0

2-5

6-3

Conference Record

4-0 (GARC)

1-3 (GARC)

2-2 (GARC)

Average Aggregate Score

4686.1

4638.6

4632.3

Average Smallbore Score

2321

2304.4

2287.8

Average Air Rifle Score

2365.1

2334.2

2344.4

Top Individual Average Aggregate

Hanna Carr (1177.3)

Alyssa Gestl (1163)

Lucas Kozeniesky (1172)