Rifle

Schläpfer leads rifle to fourth-straight OVC title

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu For the fourth consecutive year, Murray State rifle brought home the OVC crown at Jacksonville State with a 4685 aggregate. The Racers seized their 14th OVC title this weekend, and sixth under Head Coach Alan Lollar. Senior Barbara Schläpfer shot a match-high 590 in smallbore and 594 in Read More


Racers place second as Withrow Invitational hosts

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State rifle finished second in its annual Withrow Invitational last weekend behind the University of Kentucky. The Racers’ five counters scored 4687 points in total aggregate while the No. 1 ranked Wildcats finished with 4701 points. Murray State outshot the Wildcats by three points in smallbore, but Read More


Schläpfer leads rifle to first win of spring

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Looking to carry momentum over from the fall, Murray State rifle outscored Jacksonville State 4689-4647 in their first spring match on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Racers dominated the Gamecocks, seizing four of the top five individual aggregate scores. Senior Barbara Schläpfer led all shooters finishing first in smallbore Read More


Rifle aiming to replicate fall success

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Coming off a 10-2 record in the fall season, Murray State’s rifle team is primed to carry its momentum into the spring. After a week of training before starting the spring semester, Murray State senior Alathea Sellars is ready to secure her third consecutive OVC title. Sellars spent Read More


Rifle caps off fall season with Ole Miss win

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State rifle will head into its winter break with heads held high after posting 4692 points to win against the University of Mississippi’s 4650 points on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Racers returned their senior shooter Mackenzie Martin from international competition on Saturday, and she picked up right Read More


Rifle wins out at Buckeye Open

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State rifle continued to dominate against nationally-ranked opponents during Veterans Day weekend. The Racers outscored the University of Nevada-Reno, the University of Texas-El Paso and Ohio State University in the Buckeye Open, by scoring a 4682 aggregate on Saturday, Nov. 10, and 4679 in a dual match Read More


Rifle commands No. 1 spot in new rankings

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State rifle jumped from No. 6 to No. 1 in the nation in the latest poll conducted by the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association on Monday, Nov. 5. The last time the Racers were ranked No. 1 in the nation was Nov. 26, 2015. This marks just the Read More


Rifle fires on all cylinders, beats JSU

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State rifle fired the second-highest score in the country this season to beat Jacksonville State University 4716-4656. The Racers’ score fell short of the current highest team score by two points with a score of 4718, which was shot by the University of Kentucky a few weeks Read More