The Alaska-Fairbanks rifle team retained the No. 1 spot in the latest College Rifle Coaches Association poll rankings, followed by 2021 NCAA rifle champion Kentucky and Texas Christian University in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots.
With three more regular season matches remaining, Akron rifle is “All gas, no brakes” moving forward. The victory against Memphis moved the team up one spot in the latest rankings to No. 8.
Coach Will Anti is keeping his No. 1-ranked team’s eye on the prize heading into the spring semester.
On Nov. 14, the top-ranked Alaska-Fairbanks rifle team broke the aggregate and smallbore NCAA score records in a match against Navy, 4749-4694.
WVU moved up in the CRCA Top 20 Poll for week seven of the NCAA rifle season. Kentucky falls from No. 2 to No. 13.
During Week 7 of the collegiate rifle season, Air Force, Murray State, Ole Miss, Texas Christian University and West Virginia University all posted aggregate scores higher than 4700 at their respective matches.
Akron Zips rifle team shooters Haverhill and Schnupp contributed to the highest team score for the season. The score will go a long way towards Akron earning a 2022 NCAA Rifle Championship selection.
Facing back-to-back matches on the road, Akron rifle tallied a win against Memphis following a loss at Ole Miss.