Brendan Whitaker
Brendan  Whitaker


Bridgeport, Mass.

Personal Bests:

  • Air Rifle: 585
  • Smallbore: 575
  • Aggregate: 1156


2017-18 (Junior)

  • Shot in 8/16 events during season
  • Held season averages of  
    • 568.6 in smallbore
    • 575.8 in air rifle
    • 1146 aggregate
  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Shot a solid 570 in smallbore and a 575 in air rifle to open the season against West Virginia
  • In counting match this season, fired a 561 in smallbore and a 561 in air rifle
  • Fired a season-high smallbore score of 572 against Murray State
  • Enjoyed a season-high air rifle score of 577 against UTEP
  • Fired off a season-high aggregate of 1148 against UTEP
  • Had a career high day shootingcareer and season high air rifle score of 585 and a solid 571 in smallbore, leading to a career high and season high individual aggregate of 1156 against Old Miss
  • Tied his season high smallbore score of 572 at the NCAA Qualifier

2016-17 (Sophomore)

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in six events and finished with averages of 566.8 in smallbore and 574.8 in air rifle for an 1142 aggregate
  • Opened the year with his highest smallbore score of 573 at West Virginia
  • At home against WVU, posted his best aggregate of 1154 with a season-best 582 in air rifle and a 572 smallbore
  • Had a 570 smallbore at the Buckeye Open
  • Fired back-to-back 574 air rifle scores against Kentucky and at the PRC Championship
  • Finished the year with an 1133 aggregate in the NCAA Qualifier with scores of 575 in smallbore and 572 in air rifle

2015-16 (Freshman)

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in five events for the Buckeyes in his first season
  • Had an 1148 aggregate average with his season-best of 1151 coming at home against TCU
  • Fired a pair of 580s in air rifle against UTEP and TCU
  • Matched a season-high with a 571 in smallbore against TCU and against Nebraska