Rifle Took Aim At UT-Martin Invitational

Jan. 31, 2012

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MARTIN, Tenn. ---- The UAB rifle team finished fifth in the air rifle event, led by SirLinda Gee's sixth place finish at the Skyhawk Rifle Range as part of the UT Martin Rifle Invitational.

Gee posted a score of 579 as the top performer for the Blazers, just three points off Memphis' Jessic Phenis' fifth place slot.  Kelly Audet of Memphis tallied the best individual score in the event at 590.

Autumn Stockwell concluded the tournament with a score of 557, which tied for 21st.  Others that competed for UAB included Morgan Fancher (540/T-27th), Maegan Sisk (539/29th), Sarah Hicks (537/30th) and Lindsey Hill (467/38th).

Memphis captured the air rifle team crown, thanks to a total team score of 2,345.  UAB finished in fifth place with a score of 2,215.

The Tigers also took home the top team score in the smallbore event, besting UT-Martin and Rose Hulman with a 2,255 total score.