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BRISTOL, INDIANA – Cool temperatures and gusty wind conditions greeted 17 shooters, including two current members of the GVSU Rifle & Pistol Club, who competed in the Indiana State Rifle & Pistol Association’s Prone Conventional Smallbore State Championship at the Chief Wa-Ke'-De on October 16, 2021. The individual match consisted of 160 total shots fired in the prone match at various distances. The Indiana resident with the highest aggregate score is declared the State Champion.
The top Laker shooter was first-year member Tristan Bruizeman (West Olive, Michigan). He posted a score of 1440-20x (out of 1600-160x) for 14th place. He had a 378-4x on the 50-yard course, 342-0x on the 50-meter course, 365-6x on the Dewar course, and 359-10x on the 100-yard course
Another first year Laker shooter, Joseph Martin (South Bend, Indiana), also participated in the match. He finished in 15th place with a score of 1406-7x. He was the top Indiana resident in the junior and collegiate class.
The mission of the GVSU Rifle & Pistol Club is to provide all students with the opportunity to participate in shooting sports, with an emphasis on 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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