Ohio State's 2349 in air rifle was the second highest air rifle team score in program history
Seven members receive honors
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Six Buckeyes finish in the top-20
OSU fires second highest team score of season Sunday
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2013; 2014)
2013-14 (Junior Season) Firing as an individual at the NCAA qualifier, Lankes recorded a 543 in smallbore and a 550 in air rifle... Posted scores of 543 and 559 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively, in a home four-way match in January... Recorded a score of 539 in smallbore and 550 in air rifle in a match against Army in November... Posted scores of 539 and 550 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively, at the 2013 Buckeye Open Match... Posted scores of 540 and 553 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively, in a home win over Akron.
2012-13 (Sophomore Season) Fired personal season best with a score of 565 in smallbore against TCU, Nebraska and Nevada on Nov. 10... Represented the Buckeyes at Camp Perry Open Jan. 12-13.
Shooting Experience Shot for Clarence High school rifle team ... team captain and lettered four times ... named most improved and most valuable fourth year shooter ... part of section team to place second at New York air rifle state championships.
Personal Daughter of Susan Lankes ... sister of former Navy shooter Alison Lankes ... greatest sports thrill was shooting personal best at the NRA National Matches ... wants to go on to earn a Phd in Sociology and become a college professor ... other hobbies include art and playing the cello.