The No. 8 NC State rifle team fell to No. 3 Kentucky and No. 11 Murray State in back-to-back days in an event in Lexington, Kentucky over the weekend. The losses drop the Pack to 1-3 to finish the season.
NC State rifle got its first win of the season Sunday, beating North Georgia 4673-4590 behind strong performances from Addy Burrow, Emily Fisher and Makenzie Sheffield.
In the first match of the season, NC State rifle took Navy to the very bitter end before losing 4670-4665. Sophomore Addy Burrow finished second overall with a 1177 composite score, good for second on the day.
The NC State rifle team announced its schedule recently and is set for some immediate action with a trip to Maryland to face Navy right around the corner.
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On Tuesday afternoon, the ACC officially canceled the remainder of winter and spring sports activities, both competition and practice, for the 2019-20 school year in a press release, with hopes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Freshman Makenzie Sheffield will be heading to Lexington, Kentucky, for the NCAA Championship. She will compete in the air rifle event held on Sunday, March 14 along with three other athletes.
On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”
The NC State rifle concluded its NCAA Regional Qualifier in Charleston, S.C. by edging out Alabama-Birmingham by a score of 4644-4597, which when combined with the 4633 average from its top-three finishes over the regular season, gave the Wolfpack a score of 9312.