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WYOMING, MI – The Grand Valley State University Rifle Club participated in three Orion Scoring System Monthly Virtual Matches in December. 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 40 shots at 10 meters, the air rifle competition consisted of 60 shots also at 10 meters, and the smallbore competition consisted of 60 shots fired in prone, standing, and kneeling position at 50 feet.

Two Lakers participated in the air pistol event. Leading the way was John Martin (Holly, Michigan). Martin posted a top stage of 89 (out of 100) on his way to a 342 (out of 400). His score was good for 3rd place overall. Additionally, it was a season-best. Jacob Schorr (East Grand Rapids, Michigan) shot a 248 for 11th place. As a team, the pair was second place overall.

Air Pistol Results:

Leading the way in the air rifle event was Alexander Straith (West Bloomfield, Michigan). He posted a score of 586.8 (out of 654), good for sixth place overall. He was joined by Cassie Coulston-Gerigk (Wayne, Michigan), and Kathryn Karas (Carleton, Michigan), in posting a team score of 1738.1, good for third place overall. Coulston-Gerigk shot a 583.7, with a high target of 99.4. Karas shot 567.6.


Air Rifle Results:

In smallbore, Straith led the Lakers with a score of 546 (out of 600). The score was good for second place. Coulston-Gergik finished third, with a score of 533. Schorr displayed his versatility in rounding out the team score with a tally of 467, finishing sixth. Together, they finished first place as a team with 1546 (out of 1800). Karas finished fourth with a score of 532.

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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