For the second year in a row, sophomore Makenzie Sheffield qualified for the NCAA Rifle Championships. She will represent NC State in the small bore category, after scoring a 585 at the NCAA qualifier last week. This is also the fifth consecutive year that an NC State athlete has made the ch…
NC State rifle posted a very solid 4666 in the NCAA Qualifiers over the weekend. The team will find out on Feb . 23 if it qualifies as a team or if just some individual members qualify.
Travis Stockton and Makenzie Sheffield took the top scores in air rifle and smallbore, respectively, but the NC State rifle team could not overcome No. 11 Akron’s aggregate score of 4674.
The NC State rifle team recently competed virtually, something that staff writer Bryan Danner thinks could be implemented to other sports amid COVID-19 health concerns.
The No. 11 NC State rifle team competed in a virtual matchup against No. 8 Memphis on Jan. 30. The Wolfpack lost 4677-4648.
Despite the record-breaking score, the Wolfpack (2-5) was still defeated by the No. 8 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-2) 4694-4676. With only two more matches before the NCAA Qualifiers, this loss means the Pack will finish the year with a losing record.
NC State rifle took down UT Martin and fell to Ole Miss in a pair of ranked matchups over the weekend. Redshirt freshman Travis Stockton stood out with big performances in each meet.
The team announced its schedule on Twitter on Jan. 14 and currently has five matches on the docket before the NCAA qualifiers, hosted by Navy, on Feb. 20.
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.