Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Buckeyes qualified for all five team events and qualified six for individual events.
February 26 - March 4, 2013
Six Buckeyes end competition having placed in the top 10
January 29 - February 4, 2013
2012-13 (Junior Season): Earned a season-high 550 in individual air pistol at the Winter Open (Jan. 25-26) ...earned a season-high 365 in women's air pistol for a second-place finish at the same event...finished first and second in women's air pistol at the Buckeye Corral and Winter Open, respectively...earned a season-high 535 in standard pistol at the first match of the season against Army (Oct. 20) ...earned a season-high 564 in sport pistol for her first place finish at the Winter Open...finished first in sport pistol at the match against Purdue Oct. 28 and the Buckeye Corral versus Akron (Nov. 17) ...finished second in air pistol, first in women's air pistol, and first in sport pistol at the Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals (Feb. 1-2) ... finished third in sport pistol and in women's two gun aggregate at the National Intercollegiate Pistol Championships March 17...also finished in sixth place for women's air pistol...earned All-America honors.
2011-12 (Sophomore Season): Earned a season-high 621.5 in sport pistol at the national championships ... also earned a season-high of 450.2 in air pistol ... finished with a season-high aggregate of 918 (standard 531, sport 557) against Purdue ... placed first at the Collegiate Sectionals with the women's air pistol team (1160) ... placed third at the National Collegiate Championships with the sport pistol team (1589) ... also placed second with the standard pistol team (213) ... third with the women's air pistol team (1063) ... third with the women's aggregate team (2652) ... third with the open aggregate team (6283) ... NRA First Team All-American in sport pistol ... NRA Honorable Mention in air pistol ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010-11 (Freshman Season):Earned season-highs of 567 in women's sport at the Collegiate Sectional, 363 in women's air at the National Collegiate Championship and an aggregate of 924 (air 357, sport 567) at the Collegiate Sectional ... season-high of 545 in open standard against Michigan State and Purdue and a 540 in open air at the Collegiate Sectional ... finished 12th (530) in open standard, third (550) in women's sport, seventh (363) in women's air and an aggregate of 913, finishing fourth ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... first-team All-American in sport pistol.
Shooting Experience:Member of the New Jersey State Junior Pistol Team (2005-10) ... member of the New Jersey Junior Rifle Team (2006-07) ... New Jersey State Junior Indoor Pistol Champion (2007-10) ... New Jersey State Outdoor Pistol Champion (2007-08)... New Jersey Juniors Indoor Pistol National Championship Marksman Class (2010) ... coached rifle in the Boy Scout Merit Badge Program (2006-08).
Prior to Ohio State:Member of the Old Bridge High School golf team (2007-10) ... team captain (2009-10) ... National Honor Society ... Student Council President.
Personal:Daughter of Arthur and Deborah Hullings ... has one brother, Daniel ... enjoys reading, running, watching movies and relaxing at home ... plans after graduation are to work in transportation management, continue shooting and go as far with the sport as possible ... lists greatest sports thrill as finishing in third place in sport pistol and overall two-gun aggregate at the 2013 National Championships ... serves as Fundraising Chair for the National Society of Leadership and Success ... member of Student Athlete Advisory Board and The 2nd & 7 Foundation ... also a peer educator.
Buckeye Spotlight - Liz Buerling, Pistol