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MORGANTOWN, WV – For the first time, the Grand Valley State University Rifle & Pistol Club traveled to West Virginia University to participate in the Walther Cup on November 21st. The precision air rifle event consisted of 60 shots fired in the standing position. The match was identified as a national ranking competition by USA Shooting. There were four 2020 Tokyo Olympians and a 2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist in the field.

Individual Results:

Place   NAME                                1        2          3           4            5          6     TOTAL

70        Cassie Coulston-Gerigk   98.9   102.3   102.2     98.4     100.1    94.4   596.3

92        Alexander Straith              97      95.5      95.1     99.2       98.8     97.2   582.8

98        Katheryn Karas                97       98         96.1     95.8     97.7       94   578.6

108     John Martin                       90.7     84.4      91.9     92.3     92.9       93   545.2

109     Tristan Bruizeman             92       85.6      90.9     88.6    93.6        91.3    542

112      Mahmoud Salih                 76.8     83.9     81.2    80.7       77.7     82.8   483.1

Full Results: https://www.walthercup.com/results.html

After the match, the team spent several hours exploring Coopers Rock State Forest (Bruceton Mills, WV).

The mission of the GVSU Rifle & Pistol Club is to provide all students with the opportunity to participate in shooting sports, with an emphasis in three-position smallbore rifle, international air rifle, and air pistol. Regardless of skill or ability, all members can have a safe and enjoyable time interacting with fellow students and engaging in marksmanship. All equipment is provided, including guns, ammunition, and targets. The club meets Tuesdays from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Thursdays 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM during the school year at the Grand Rapids Rifle & Pistol Club (1331 Nagel Ave SW, Wyoming). Practice attendance is not mandatory to be a member of the club; however, regular practice attendance is expected.

Please consider supporting the GVSU Rifle & Pistol Club through a tax-deductible charitable contribution: https://www.gvsu.edu/giving/give-online2.htm?fundId=80818

 

 

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