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WYOMING, MI – The Grand Valley State University Rifle Club participated in three Orion Scoring System Monthly Virtual Matches in November. Orion's Monthly Virtual Matches are a fun way for users to compare scores with other teams and shooters from across the country. The air pistol match consisted of 60 shots at 10 meters, the air rifle competition consisted of 60 shots also at 10 meters, and the smallbore competition consisted of 30 shots fired in prone, standing, and kneeling positions at 50 feet.

Three Lakers participated in the air pistol event. Leading the way was Tristan Bruizeman (West Olive, Michigan). Bruizeman posted a top stage of 84 (out of 100) on his way to a 310 (out of 400). His score was good for 13th place overall. Close on Bruizeman’s heels was John Martin (Holly, Michigan). Martin finished in 15th place with a 304. In the team event, Martin and Bruizeman were joined by Joseph Martin (South Bend, Indiana) to post a 854 (out of 1200), good for fifth place.

Air Pistol Results:  

Leading the way in the air rifle event was Cassie Coulston-Gerigk (Wayne, Michigan). She posted a score of 583.4 (out of 654), good for third place overall. She was joined by Alexander Straith (West Bloomfield, Michigan), and Kathryn Karas (Carleton, Michigan), in posting a team score of 1690.0, good for second place overall. Straith shot a 581.2, with a high target of 100.2. Karas shot 546.0.

Air Rifle Results:

In smallbore, Straith led the Lakers with a score of 269 (out of 300). The score was good for second place. Coulston-Gergik finished third, with a score of 266. Karas displayed her versatility in rounding out the team score with a tally of 264, finishing fourth. Together, they finished first place as a team with 799 (out of 900).

Smallbore Results:

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.

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