Seven members receive honors
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
February 19-25, 2013
Luoma selected to compete for NCAA Championship
February 12 - February 18, 2013
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2013; 2014)
NRA Second Team All-American Smallbore and Air Rifle (2014)
CRCA Second Team Selection (2014)
2013-14 (Sophomore Season) Earned NRA Second Team All-American honors in smallbore and air rifle as well as being selected to the College Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) second team... Fired a 580 in smallbore and a 585 in air rifle at the NCAA qualifier hosted by OSU... Finished fifth overall at the inaugural PRC Championship in smallbore with a score of 580... Led the team with a 587 in air rifle at the PRC Championship... Posted scores of 576 (smallbore) and 586 (air rifle) in match at TCU... Recorded a 573 and a 586 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively, at the Roger Withrow Open... In two days of competition in Alaska posted smallbore scores of 582 and 580 and air rifle scores of 589 and 586... Fired solid scores in both smallbore (581) and air rifle (590) in a home four-way match in January... Recorded a 576 in smallbore and a match-high 592 in air rifle at Nebraska... Posted scores of 573 and 589 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively, at the 2013 Buckeye Open Match... Tied a personal-best with a 584 in smallbore and a 589 in air rifle in the Buckeyes first PRC victory at Nevada... Recorded a personal-best 595 in air rifle while also firing a 579 in smallbore in a home win over Akron... Recorded a match-high score of 584 in smallbore and a fired a 592 in air rifle in a match at West Virginia... Posted a score of 586 in air rifle and a 581 in smallbore at the Ole Miss Invitational... Fired a 583 in smallbore and air rifle at the Memphis Tiger Open.
2012-13 (Freshman Season) Placed third overall with a score of 568 in smallbore and fired a score of 574 in air rifle placing second overall in the Purdue Invitational...Shot a 574 in smallbore against TCU, Nebraska, Nevada on Nov. 10...Fired a score of 578 in air rifle at Camp Perry Open...Shot personal best with a score of 583 in air rifle and 574 in smallbore at NCAA qualifier.
Shooting Experience Life Member - NRA, USA Shooting, Connecticut State Rifle & Revolver Association (CSRRA) ... Annual Member CMP, Black Hawks, Middlefield Rifle Club ... Started training at 3 yrs old and fired in first Gallery Match ... 3 Gold/1 Silver Medal in State Games of America ... Numerous Medals in Nutmeg State Games (CT) ... National Smallbore Rifle Championships - 10th overall Prone (2012) 6th overall Prone (2010), 2nd Overall 3-P Any Sight (2010) ... Member of Prone Metallic Sight Junior Team Championship (2012/11), Prone Any Sight Junior Champion (2012), 2nd Overall Aggregate Prone Junior Champion (2012) ... 2012/09 National Dewar Team Member ... 2nd Place IJ National Prone Champion (2011/10) ... SJ National Prone Champion (2008, 2nd 2007) ... 2-Person Whistler Boy Team Championship Team (2007), 2nd Place (2011) ... holder of almost two dozen NRA National Records.
Suffield Academy, Suffield, CT (High School) Four-year Captain and team member of Varsity Rifle Team ... Assistant Coach for Blue Trail Range JRC ... Four-year Connecticut High School League Team Champions (first prep school to ever win the title and set record of four-years in a row and set new record in 2012) ... High School League Champion (2011) 2nd Place (2012/10) 3rd Place (2009) ... Four-year Banks Most Valuable Player Award ... Four-year Varsity Rifle Letter ... Also played Lacrosse and Water Polo (Sr Yr Varsity Letter) ... Founder & President - Trap & Skeet Club.
Personal Son of Deborah & David Lyman, entire family NRA Double Distinguished Expert (Smallbore Rifle) ... Works with father at family business, Blue Trail Range Corporation, Wallingford, CT (commercial range and store) ... Greatest academic and sports thrill was receiving the George A. Butler Cup Award for Athletics & Sportsmanship, voted on by Suffield Academy Headmaster & Faculty and presented at Graduation (the first time in the school's history ever presented to a rifle athlete) ... Enjoys Trap & Skeet, fishing, hunting, baseball, golf, video gaming, walking on the beach, traveling, playing the piano and Alto Sax, dabbling with the stock market/investments.