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The NC State rifle team, fresh off one of its best seasons in program history, will begin this year as the ninth-ranked team in the nation hoping to climb into the top eight and qualify for the NCAA tournament.

Pick your target. All you can feel is the weight of the gun wearing down on your shoulder. The heat and your nerves are itching as a bullet of sweat runs down your face. All you can hear is your heartbeat, and then it stops. Just as you pull the trigger, you feel the blow of the rifle against your body and your heart in sync with the bullet as it leaves the chamber.

Handling high pressure and loaded guns is nothing new to the No. 10 NC State co-ed rifle team (23-4, 17-0 SEARC).