SSG John Coggshall Wins 2022 NRA National Mid-Range Rifle Championships

Army National Guard competitor SSG John Coggshall takes top title at NRA Mid-Range Nationals at Camp Atterbury

posted on July 21, 2022
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2022 NRA National Mid-Range Champion SSG John Coggshall (l.) receives his award plaque from NRA Director of Competitive Shooting Cole McCulloch.
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With a score of 2399-189X, Army National Guard shooter SSG John Coggshall of East Hampton, Conn., is the 2022 NRA National High Power Rifle Mid-Range National Champion. The competition was held July 17-21 as part of the NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury, a National Guard facility about 37 miles south of Indianapolis.

For the Mid-Range grand aggregate victory, SSG Coggshall received a Patriot Minuteman Championship Trophy plaque, a gold-tone National Championship medallion and a $100 check. Coggshall's score also earned him the Any Rifle Optical Sights aggregate title, and is also a possible new national record.

John Coggshall
SSG John Coggshall (l.) and NRA Director of Competitive Shooting Cole McCulloch at the 2022 Mid-Range Championships awards ceremony on Thursday, July 21.


Rounding out the top three in the 2022 National Mid-Range grand aggregate was U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooter SSG Jarrod McGaffic, who finished in second place scoring 2398-185X, and AMU teammate SSG Benjamin Cleland in third place with 2397-194X. The High Woman award in the National Mid-Range grand aggregate went to Kimberly Rowe of Wadsworth, Ohio, with a score of 2395-153X.

As for the Mid-Range Service Rifle aggregate title, that honor went to AMU shooter PFC Dustin Carr of Phenix City, Ala., with a score of 2380-127. For the win, Carr received a gold-tone championship medallion and a $100 check. The Service Rifle runner-up was Carr's AMU teammate, PFC Zevin Linse of Fort Benning, Ga., with a score of 2368-111X.

Shirley McGee
With a score of 2373-131X, Shirley McGee won the Grand Senior award in the Mid-Range Any Optics championship.


In the Palma Rifle aggregate, SPC Adam Fitzpatrick of the AMU secured the win with a score of 2394-157X. He received a gold-tone championship medallion, plus three boxes of Berger Bullets and a $100 check. The Palma Rifle runner-up was Oliver Milanovic with 2393-155X. Regular readers may remember last summer when Milanovic won the NRA High Power Long-Range Championship at Camp Atterbury.

Mid-Range rifle competitor
There were 53 total entries in the 2022 NRA National Mid-Range Championship aggregate.


In the Mid-Range Any Rifle Metallic/Any Sights aggregate, first place went to Jon Rhynard of Haughton, La., with a score of 2388-146X. Taking the runner-up spot was SSG Jarrod McGaffic with score of 2398-185X, and in third place, SSG Ben Cleland with 2397-194X.

Mid-Range rifle nationals
The NRA National Mid-Range Championship is an aggregate of matches 805 through 816, including scope and iron sight shooting at 300, 500 and 600 yards over four days of competition.


In the new AR Tactical Open aggregate match, Geoffrey Slichter of Newark, Del., took the top spot with a score of 2352-86X.

The Mid-Range AR Tactical aggregate title went to Army National Guard shooter Maj. Samuel Freeman of Hendersonville, N.C., with a score of 2374-130X.

Kimberly Rowe
With a score of 2395-153X, Kimberly Rowe won High Woman at the 2022 NRA National Mid-Range Championships.


You can view the full results of the 2022 NRA National Mid-Range Rifle Championships at this link. And for the latest news from Camp Atterbury this summer, be sure to subscribe to the free Insider email newsletter. Also, a full match report will be published in a future issue of the digital magazine.


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