Jan. 23, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Ohio State pistol team competed in a quad match with the Naval Academy, Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and Virginia Sunday in Annapolis, Md. The Midshipmen broke a two year win streak for the Buckeye pistol shooters, topping Ohio State 6,418-6,378. VMI and Virginia finished with 1,945 and 1,549, respectively.
The Academy won air pistol over the Ohio State men’s team, 2,223-2,206, as well as standard, 2,123-2,094. Ohio State came back to take free pistol with a 2,078 to Navy’s 2,066.
In the women’s competition, Navy (the defending national champions) outpointed the Buckeye ladies 2,758-2,683.
Standouts for the Buckeyes individually were sophomore Kim Hullings winning sport pistol with a 571 (a personal best) and also taking the 2-gun aggregate with a 934. Ohio State’s A.J. Tourigny won the free pistol event with a 524, and junior Blake Reburn was the overall three-gun aggregate winner with 1,616.
The Buckeyes take on The Citadel, Akron and Michigan State this weekend at Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range.
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