2011 (Sophomore Season/Freshman Eligibility) Competed in 10 events ... second-team WIRC All-Conference in smallbore rifle ... season-highs of 576 in smallbore, 584 in air rifle and an aggregate of 1,160 against Akron and Rose Hulman.
2010 (Freshman Season) Did not compete.
Shooting Experience Member of the Del Valle High School Rifle Team ... 2008 Western Region Army Team champions in three-position air rifle ... 2009 Texas State men's air rifle individual and three-position air rifle champion ... 2009 National Army JROTC team champions in three-position air rifle ... 2009 El Paso junior shooting league champions ... 2009 New Mexico State Champion in three-position air rifle, team and individual champion ... participated in two Junior Olympics and five National Rifle Championships.
Del Valle High School Member of the rifle team and two-year captain ... National Honor Society (vice-president) ... French National Honor Society (treasurer) ... Battalion Commander and Brigade Adjutant in Army ROTC.
Personal Son of Juan Gaucin and Maria Sonia Calderon ... has two brothers, Armando and Jesus ... enjoys shooting, playing and watching soccer, fixing computers and music ... plans after graduation are to join the Army marksmanship unit and pursue a career as a professional shooter or a career as an aerospace engineer ... greatest sports thrill was shooting a personal best in air rifle at the Junior Olympics.
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