Rifle team takes home second national title in three years

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The TCU rifle team overcame a five-point deficit to win its second national championship in three years Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.

The Horned Frogs fired a 2,353 in air rifle competition en route to a 4,676-4,661 victory over Kentucky, who finished day one in first place.

Sarah Scherer, who took home the small bore national championship Friday, shot a tournament-best 593 Saturday. Sarah Beard finished second among the Horned Frogs, firing a 588.

Scherer finished third individually Saturday with a score of 100.3 in the finals for a tournament total of 693.3.

Mattie Brogdan, Catherine Green and Caitlin Morrissey all turned in solid, final-day performances. Brogdan shot a 588, followed by Green's 584 and Morrissey's 583.

Rounding out the field of eight in third was Alaska, followed by Army, UTEP, West Virginia, Jacksonville State and Nevada.

 

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