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WYOMING, MICHIGAN – The GVSU Rifle Club concluded month three of the five-month Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference season in December. The conference is currently composed of 12 teams from the Midwest and East Coast. Member schools include Bowling Green State University, Georgia Military College, Grand Valley State University, Hillsdale College, Liberty University, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, North Dakota State University, Purdue University, University of Akron, University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin-Superior. In the regular season, the schools compete in monthly postal matches in three-position smallbore rifle and precision air rifle. A postal match is a competition in which competitors fire separately on their home ranges and exchange scores. Four predesignated shooters contribute towards the overall team score.

Air Rifle Individual:

Season Rank                                           December Total

19. Cassie Coulston-Gerigk                          549

20. Alexander Straith                                      553

28. Kathryn Karas                                           526

32. Tristan Bruizeman                                    531

39. Jacob Schorr                                            511

40. Mahmoud Salih                                        471

44. John Martin                                               DNF

73. Joseph Martin                                           DNF

Air Rifle Team:

Season Rank                                                       December Total

  1. University of Akron                                     2305
  2. Liberty University                                       2249
  3. University of Michigan                               2239
  4. North Dakota State University                   2215
  5. Hillsdale College                                       2193
  6. Grand Valley State University                   2159
  7. Georgia Military College                           2089
  8. Michigan Technological University           DNF
  9. Michigan State University                        543
  10. Purdue University                                    DNF

T-11. Bowling Green State University               DNF

T-11. University of Wisconsin-Superior             DNF

Smallbore Individual:

Season Rank                                            December Total

14. Alexander Straith                                    547

20. Cassie Coulston-Gerigk                         545

24. Katheryn Karas                                      527

28. Tristan Bruizeman                                 503

36. Jacob Schorr                                         442

45. Mahmoud Salih                                     442

49. John Martin                                           DNF

55. Joseph Martin                                        DNF

Smallbore Team:

Season Rank                                                       December Total

  1. University of Akron                                   2207
  2. Liberty University                                     2200
  3. North Dakota State University                 2171
  4. University of Michigan                             2122
  5. Grand Valley State University                  2122
  6. Georgia Military College                          1957
  7. Purdue University                                    DNF
  8. University of Wisconsin-Superior            1652
  9. Michigan Technological University           DNF
  10. Bowling Green State University               1289
  11. Michigan State University                         DNF

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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