Jan. 27, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State pistol team tallied an aggregate score of 5,375 to place first out of five teams at the OSU Winter Open International Pistol match at the Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range.
The Citadel earned an aggregate score of 5,207 to earn second place behind the Buckeyes while Purdue tallied an aggregate score of 4,277 to place third. Akron and Michigan State notched scores of 3,462 and 1,466 to place fourth and fifth, respectively.
Ohio State took first place in all three events of team competition, scoring 1,025 in free pistol (half course), 2,142 in standard pistol and 2,208 in air pistol.
Totts led the Buckeyes in air pistol, taking first place with a 561. He placed second overall in the 3-gun aggregate with a total score of 1,369.
The Citadel took first place in women’s competition with wins in both women’s air pistol and women’s sport pistol, outpointing the Buckeyes by a total score of 2,659-2,629. Michigan State (1,667) and Akron (1,321) finished third and fourth.
Junior Kimberly Hullings led Ohio State with a win in women’s sport pistol (564) and a second-place finish in women’s air pistol (365). With those scores, Hullings earned first place in the 2-gun aggregate (929).
The Buckeyes return to action at the Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range Feb. 1-2 as hosts of the Collegiate Sectionals. Competition starts at 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday.
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