CSU Marksmen Take Road Win at Tennessee Tech on Saturday
Cookville, TN - Columbus State's rifle squad traveled to face Tennesee Tech over the weekend and came away with another victory. CSU won both the smallbore and air rifle competitions at Tech's home range.
Jonathan Hall was the top overall shooter in the smallbore competition as he turned in a 579 total for the three-position round. Teammate April Dunn was right behind him with a total of 573. TTU's Curtis Gagne was next with a 568, followed by teammate Austin Litherland with 562. Chase Cortner turned in a 552, followed by CSU's Courtney Duncan at 541. CSU's Tiffani Potter and TTU's Patrick Stidham each shot 535.
CSU won the event by a 2228 to 2217 total.
In air rifle, CSU was dominant with its shooters again taking the top two spots. Hall and Dunn were at it again, finishing 1-2, with Hall turning in a 592 and Dunn a 580. Litherland was third at 576, followed by the Cougars' Julie Yoder at 575. Cortner was fifth at 572, followed by Tiffani Potter of CSU at 569. Jessica McCauley shot 565 and Krystle Harris 555 for TTU.
CSU won the air rifle round with a total of 2316 to 2268 for Tennessee Tech.
Overall, CSU posted a team total of 4544 to 4485 for Tech. Hall and Dunn were the top two overall shooters for the event with totals of 1171 and 1153, respectively.
The Cougar marksmen travel to Jacksonville State on Saturday, November 7, and then will close the fall portion of the schedule by hosting the CSU Thanksgiving Classic on November 21.