March 19 - 25, 2013
Joe Totts crowned national individual champion in standard pistol
Buckeyes qualified for all five team events and qualified six for individual events.
February 26 - March 4, 2013
Buckeyes sweep all three open events in the win
2013-14 (Junior Season): Received second team All-America recognition in the standard pistol, as well as honorable mention honors in the free pistol and air pistol events at the Pistol Intercollegiate National Championships ... helped lead Ohio State to its sixth team national title ... earned a 3-gun aggregate of 1320 at the Ohio State Winter Open, registering a 252 in free pistol, 520 in standard pistol and 548 in open air competition.
2012-13 (Sophomore Season): Earned a season-high 560 in air pistol for a first-place finish against Navy and VMI (Jan. 19-20) ...earned a season-high 505 in free pistol in the first match of the season against Army (Oct. 20) ...earned a season-high 542 in standard pistol for a first-place finish at the Buckeye Corral versus Akron (Nov. 17) ... finished third in open standard pistol at the Winter Open (Jan. 25-26)...finished second in open standard at the Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals (Feb. 1-2) ...finished third in air pistol at the same competition ...was part of all three first-place teams at the Winter Open and the Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals...earned All-America honors.
2011-12 (Freshman Season): Tallied a season-high in free pistol (507) in his first match as a Buckeye at the Ohio Cup ... also earned a season-high 544 in air pistol ... scored a season-high in three-gun aggregate (1575) the following week at the OSU Buckeye Invitational ... earned season-high standard pistol score of 533 against Michigan State ... member of the second place (2130) standard pistol team at the National Collegiate Championships ... also scored a 529 in the individual standard pistol event.
Shooting Experience: Bullseye shooter ... won the Made in America Match at Camp Perry, Ohio at age 11 ... won the Junior President's 100 and placed third in the Junior National Championships at Camp Perry ... began shooting at age seven ... chose shooting for the mental aspects of the sport including the requirement of a disciplined mind.
Prior to Ohio State: Played three years of football for Columbia Central ... named Mr. Football his senior year ... team won the 5A State Championship.
Personal: Son of Shonda and Jim McCaig ... has one brother, Trent Connor, and two sisters, Madasen Grace McCaig and Hanna Jones ...enjoys shooting with his father at the range ... plans to work at many different places around the world to explore and see everything there is to offer after completion of undergraduate studies.
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