MINERS

Josie Burzynski
 Josie Burzynski

Hometown:
Stratford, Conn.

High School:
Bunnell

Position:
Air Rifle, Smallbore

Experience:
4L

2009-10 (Junior): Participated in 10 of 12 matches ... fired over 570 six different times in air rifle ... scored 574 against Nevada twice ... registered a 562 in air rifle and 558 in smallbore at the NCAA qualifier ... season aggregate score of 568 in air rifle and 558 in smallbore.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Finished the season ranked 18th nationally after firing 581 on the final day of the NCAA Air Rifle Championships ... topped the 580-mark seven times during the season including a personal-best score of 588 vs. Nevada in the NCAA Qualifier ... participated in all 12 smallbore and air rifle head-to-head matches ... recorded a season-best 578 in smallbore vs. TCU ... qualified for the fourth consecutive Junior Olympic Rifle Championships ... competed in USA Shooting National Championships in Ft. Benning, Ga. ... garnered a first-place finish at the NRA Nationals 3P Any Sight Team Match.

2007-08 (Freshman): Participated in all 11 smallbore and air rifle matches for UTEP ... fired a personal-best score of 581 in air gun at Alaska-Fairbanks ... averaged 577.18 for the Miners in air rifle ... competed in USA Shooting 3x Air competition ... finished second in the Connecticut State 3P NRA Regional ... placed third in New Jersey State 3P NRA Regional ... held a total of nine NRA national records in smallbore ... competed in USA Shooting National Championships in Ft. Benning, Ga.

High School: Connecticut state high school champion in 2006 and 2007 ... set seven NRA national records in smallbore rifle.

Personal: Josephine Lorraine Burzynski is the daughter of Michael and Lenore Burzynski ... born Aug. 31, 1989 in Bridgeport, Conn. ... has one brother Michael Jr. who shoots rifle for Murray State ... nickname is "Josie."