Rifle Fires Past Nevada in Season Finale, 4648-4645
Feb. 19, 2012
El Paso, Texas - The UTEP rifle team edged Nevada, 4648-4645, over the weekend at the UTEP Rifle Range closing the Miners' 2011-12 regular season campaign.
The Miners bested the Wolf Pack in smallbore, 2290-2309, and in air rifle, 2358-2336 to take the match.
Andrea Palafox fired 595 in air rifle which was best among all shooters. Jennifer Armendariz fired a 590 for third in air gun. Andrea Vautrin gunned 587 for the day. Korina Rodriguez and Hannah Muegge both posted a mark of 586. Alix Moncada (583), Atenas Bojorquez (581) and Areli Oros (528) rounded out the shooting for UTEP.
Palafox was the Miners' top shooter in smallbore at 576.Vautrin and Muegge recorded scores of 573 and 571, respectively. Moncada (570), Rodriguez (569) and Aremndariz (564) also competed in smallbore for the Miners.