Thrasher dominated this year’s NCAA Rifle Championship, sweeping both air rifle and smallbore.
The Trials will elect the final members for both Men’s and Women’s Air Rifle and Air Pistol.
The best marksmen from around the country in men and women’s air rifle and air pistol competed for the remaining spots during three days of qualifications and finals.
Will Brown earned the air pistol slot after defeating 2008 and 2012 Olympian Jason Turner in Day 3’s finals.
“It’s been quite the experience, learning the path for qualifying for the Olympics—because I knew absolutely nothing about it,” Ginny Thrasher said with a laugh.
The new season contains a whole new set of the popular information-packed American Airgunner Round Table segments.
Relays were held one day each in the three categories of silhouette air rifle: Sporter Rifle (a spring-air type), Open Rifle (practically any configuration), and Target Rifle (a stock 10-meter gun).
At first, Gulfport was unsure about how they’d fare against some of the best young marksmen in the country.