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
Six Buckeyes end competition having placed in the top 10
2012-13 (Junior Season): Crowned National Individual Champion in standard pistol after earning a score of 548 at the 2013 Collegiate Pistol National Championships ... earned a season-high 561 in air pistol for a first-place finish at the Winter Open (Jan. 25-26) ...finished first in air pistol at the Buckeye Corral Nov. 17 with a score of 554...earned a season-high 499 in free pistol against Army (Oct. 20) ...earned a season-high 562 in standard pistol for a first-place finish at the Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals (Feb. 1-2) ...finished first and third in air and free pistol, respectively, at the same competition ...earned first-place finishes in standard pistol at matches against Army, Navy, VMI, and Purdue...finished in second place in standard pistol at the Winter Open...was part of all three first-place teams at that event...earned All-America honors.
2011-12 (Sophomore Season): Earned a season-high 561 in air pistol at the OSU Buckeye Invitational ... tallied a season-high 556 in standard pistol at Collegiate Sectionals, finishing the event in second place ... earned a season-high of 502 in free pistol at the Winter Open ... named Pistol Junior Champion (1285.8) at the Camp Perry Open ... member of the standard pistol team that tied for first with West Point at Collegiate Sectionals ... placed second in the same event at the Collegiate National Championships with an aggregate score of 2130 ... placed fourth at the Collegiate National Championships with the open air pistol team (2155) ... earned fifth-place finish overall at the Collegiate National Championships with an aggregate score of 1591 ... NRA First Team All-American in standard pistol ... NRA Honorable Mention in air pistol.
2010-11 (Freshman Season):Season-highs of 547 in open free at the National Collegiate Championship, 561 in open standard at Michigan State, 549 in open air against the Naval Academy and an aggregate of 1,591 (free 496, standard 550, air 545) at the Collegiate Sectional ... finished 16th (503) in open free, second (547) in open standard, tied for 18th (547) in open air and third in aggregate (1,597) at the National Collegiate Championship ... NRA First Team All-American in standard pistol.
Shooting Experience:2010 National Junior Standard Pistol Champion ... 2009 second place junior national free pistol ... six-time member of National Championship Junior Bullseye Team ... gold medal at International Nationals in junior sport and standard pistol ... 2010 Ohio State International Pistol Champion ... NRA Junior Bullseye Pistol National Champion (2008, 2012) ... currently holds 11 junior national records.
Personal:Son of Fred and Becky Totts ... enjoys hunting, fishing, swimming, and rock climbing... plans to graduate and obtain gainful employment in the engineering field after completion of undergraduate studies ... lists greatest sports thrill as competing for third place at the Collegiate National Championships in a shoot-off ... an Eagle Scout.
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