Akron rifle lands two big team scores and new individual air rifle record—twice—at a three-way match on the road against Kentucky and Alaska-Fairbanks in Alaska, Nov. 18-19.
No. 9 Kentucky and No. 6 Ole Miss proved to be too hot to handle for the No. 13-ranked Akron rifle team.
Akron set a new school record in team air rifle on its way to victory against Memphis at home on Saturday, October 28.
Akron rifle began its 2023-24 campaign ahead of last season, despite a 4751-4696 loss to WVU on the road in Morgantown, W.Va., on October 7.
Arriving in Akron, Ohio, as the third-ranked team, Alaska-Fairbanks rifle captured its 11th title in March at the 2023 NCAA rifle championship.
The Akron Zips rifle team wrapped up its record-breaking season with a fifth-place finish in the eight team-field at the 2023 GARC Championship on Feb. 25-26 at WVU in Morgantown, West Virginia.
At the NCAA Qualifier Match last weekend at Ohio State, the Akron rifle team finished the regular season ranked No. 11.