Ohio State’s Anthony McCollum Wins Intercollegiate Standard Pistol Championship

by
posted on March 20, 2018
2018college_standard_mccollum1.jpg

The Ohio State University pistol team’s Anthony McCollum has won the 2018 NRA Intercollegiate Standard Pistol Championship. The championship concluded today after several days of competition hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) at Ft. Benning, GA.

The last time an Ohio State pistol shooter won this championship was when Joseph Totts secured back-to-back victories back in 2013 and 2014.

McCollum finished this year’s match with a total score of 547. In second place for the Standard Pistol Championship was Brian Kim of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, with a final score six points behind McCollum. In third place was McCollum’s Ohio State teammate, Zachary Dahmen, who finished with a score of 539.

Additionally, Ohio State won the Standard Pistol Team Championship with a combined score of 2127. Firing members included McCollum, Zachary Dahmen, Irina Andrianova and Michael Soklaski. Previously, Ohio State won this particular championship three consecutive times from 2014-2016.

The runner-up team, who lost by two points, was the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, consisting of Brian Kim, Helen Oh, Kevin Bennett and Esther Choe. In third place with a score of 2063 was the U.S. Military Academy, with team members Caleb Roth, Dillon Schaaf, Quin Cochran and Garrett Plant.

Up next on the collegiate championship docket is the 2018 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship, which is also hosted by the AMU at Ft. Benning. Keep checking back with SSUSA.org for all the latest collegiate competitive shooting news.

Lead photo by John Rickards

Latest

Usashooting Jan2023 Rifleintmedals 1
Usashooting Jan2023 Rifleintmedals 1

USA Shooting: Sagen Maddalena, Alison Weisz Earn Gold Medals At Back-To-Back European Competitions

Last month in Europe, Sagen Maddalena landed a gold medal at the Meyton Cup and Alison Weisz captured a gold and bronze at the H&N Cup. The two U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooters earned their medals in Women’s Air Rifle events.

U.S. Air Force Pistol Team: A Hardball Odyssey

Dr. Robert “Doc” Engelmeier documented his time as a member of the U.S. Air Force Pistol Team after joining in the late 1980s, providing us a fascinating glimpse into what being a competitor was like back then.

U.S. Army Contracts Winchester For 6.8 mm NGSW Ammunition Production

Winchester Ammunition lands U.S. Army contract to produce five million 6.8 mm NGSW rounds at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Missouri.

Competitors’ Corner: February 2023

Highlights from the February 2023 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA’s competitive shooting journal.

Pistols With ‘Stabilizing Braces’ Are Now NFA Short-Barreled Rifles

Field Editor Art Merrill reviews new law amending ATF factoring criteria for firearms with attached “Stabilizing Braces.”

Speer Awarded French Police Duty Handgun Ammunition Contract

The French Police 9 mm duty handgun ammunition contract is for Speer 124-Gold Dot ammo.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Sports USA delivered to your inbox.