Miners Defeat Air Force, Fall To Alaska-Fairbanks
Oct. 22, 2007
EL PASO, Texas - The UTEP rifle team split its meet this weekend, as they defeated Air Force 4558-4483 on Saturday then fell to top-ranked Alaska-Fairbanks (4625-4578) on Sunday.
"The team worked very hard to have a very good performance," said head coach George Brenzovich. "I am please with the results and efforts. We are off next weekend then host Nevada. This will be a pivotal two weeks of training to even up with the Wolfpack."
The Miners lost to Nevada just two weeks ago.
Criss recorded a new freshman record in air gun against the Nanooks, firing 589. She outshot her previous record of 585 set just last week at Nevada. Burzynski fired a personal best, 581, in the match.
Ana Crabtree and Karya Davila recorded scores of 577 and 576, respectively.
In smallbore, Davila paced the Miners, firing a score of 568. She was followed by Burzynski (567), Criss (568) and Crabtree (558).
Against Air Force, Crabtree led the Miners in the air gun portion with a score of 586. She was followed by Davila with 583, Burzynski with 577 and Criss who fired 570.
In smallbore, Burzynski led the Miners, firing a score of 567. She was trailed by Crabtree (565), Davila (557) and Criss (553).