Rifle team finishes third at NCAA Championships

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    The TCU women’s rifle team improved one spot in the standings to finish third at the NCAA Championships hosted by Columbus State. The Horned Frogs shot a 2,351 in air rifle Saturday to finish third in the discipline. Sarah Scherer had the best individual day, taking home a fourth place finish individually.

    Scherer was in second place going into the air rifle finals after firing a 595 in the third relay. In the finals, she shot a 102.0 for a final score of 697.0 which was good enough for a fourth place finish.

    Mattie Brogdon fired a 581 and Caitlin Morrissey shot a 584 in the second relay to the Frogs going. Sarah Beard’s 591 and Scherer’s 595 helped the Frogs lock up a third place finish in air rifle. Not factoring in the team’s score was Catherine Green’s score of 580.

    West Virginia took home the National Championship with a three-point victory over Kentucky with a final tally of 4,700. TCU finished with a total score of 4,664.