Rifle ranked 8th in preseason poll

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The Murray State rifle team was selected eighth in the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association has released 2012-13 preseason poll. Texas Christian was named preseason number one.

In all, 14 coaches voted in the poll. Murray State recorded a total of 176 points in the poll, just behind fellow OVC opponent Jacksonville State, who received 187 points and was picked seventh. TCU received 275 points, Kentucky was second (261), West Virginia came in at number three (257) with Alaska-Fairbanks (237) and Army (219) rounding out the top five.

Morehead State and Tennessee Martin came in at 19th and 20th in the poll to finish out the OVC teams in the top-20. Below is the complete top-20 poll:

1 Texas Christian University

2 University of Kentucky

3 West Virginia University

4 University of Alaska Fairbanks

5 United States Military Academy

6 University of Mississippi

7 Jacksonville State University

8 Murray State University

9 University of Nevada Reno

10 Ohio State University

11 University of Nebraska

12 United States Air Force Academy

13 University of Texas El Paso

14 University of Memphis

15 United States Naval Academy

16 Columbus State University

17 Akron University

18 North Carolina State University

19 Morehead State Univeristy

20 University of Tennessee Martin

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1 Comment on "Rifle ranked 8th in preseason poll"

  1. Maritom Hardy | September 17, 2012 at 8:54 pm |

    Way to go Murray!

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