MINERS
TCU Deals UTEP 4683-4644 Loss

Andrea Vautrin

Andrea Vautrin

Feb. 11, 2012

El Paso, Texas - The UTEP rifle team suffered a 4644-4683 loss to TCU at the UTEP Rifle Range on Saturday afternoon. This was the second time the Miners came up short against TCU this season after they lost to them (4630-4695) in their second contest of the season.

The Horned Frogs outfired the Miners in both guns, shooting 2323 and 2360 in air rifle and smallbore respectively while UTEP shot 2308 and 2336.

Andrea Vautrin was UTEP’s top shooter firing a team-high 584 in air gun. No other Miner reached the 580 mark as Andrea Palafox and Alix Moncada followed Vautrin, shooting a 578 and 576 respectively.  Hanna Muegge, Jennifer Armendariz, and Korina Rodriguez finished with scores of 570, 569 and 559.

Palafox gunned a 586 in smallbore to lead the Miners. Armendariz,Moncada and Muegge each posted a 585 on the day. Vautrin fired a 580 to bring her aggregate to 1,164 for the match. Atenas Bojorquez (575), Rodriguez (574) and Areli Oros (538) rounded out the Orange and Blue shooting against TCU.

UTEP will take on Nevada on Sat. Feb. 18 at the UTEP Rifle Range in the NCAA Qualifier.