Mark Matheny
Mark  Matheny

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middletown, Del.

High School:
Homeschool

03/06/2017

Ohio State Athletics Announces 2017 Huntington Bucks Go Pro Class

Forty-three student-athletes will be interning this summer

02/20/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/30/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

11/04/2014

Buckeyes Split A Pair Of Matches

Scarlet falls to Nebraska but Grey tops Rose Hulman

10/27/2014

Buckeyes Notch Season-high Against No. 1 West Virginia

Ohio State's 2349 in air rifle was the second highest air rifle team score in program history

2016-17 (Junior)

  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in every event including making a second-straight appearance in the NCAA Championships
  • Averaged a 576.9 in smallbore and a career-high 588.8 in air rifle for an aggregate average of 1166
  • Shot a season-high 595 in air rifle at Alaska Fairbanks and finished with his second-highest aggregate of the year at 1173
  • Had an 1168 on day two at Alaska, posting a 580 smallbore and a 588 air rifle
  • Shot a 592 air rifle on day one at UTEP
  • Enjoyed his best performance of the season on day one at Air Force, posting a 583 smallbore and a 593 air rifle for a season-high 1177 aggregate
  • Posted his best smallbore score of the year on day two at TCU with a 586
  • Followed that with a 584 vs. Kentucky
  • Recorded his fourth air rifle of 590 or better with a 593 at the PRC Championships
  • Finished 15th in air rifle at the NCAA Championships with a team-best 592


2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot in every event for the team, including in the NCAA Championship
  • Had an aggregate average of 1164 which was six points better than his freshman season
  • Averaged 577.9 in the smallbore and 585.8 in the air rifle
  • Shot well with the air rifle at the end of the season, averaging 590 over his final six events
  • Helped the Buckeyes reach the NCAA Championship as a team for just the second time in school history
  • Posted his best smallbore score of 581 on the first day at Alaska
  • Followed that with his second-best air rifle score of 592 and his second-best aggregate of 1172 on day two against Alaska
  • Led the team with season-bests of 594 in air rifle and an 1173 aggregate at UTEP
  • Matched his season-best in smallbore (581) at the NCAA Qualifier en route to posted his third-best aggregate of 1170
  • Shot a team-high 590 in air rifle at the NCAA Championships

2014-15 (Freshman)

  • All-PRC honors (smallbore)
  • Opened the year with scores of 572 in the smalbore at Ole Miss and UTEP
  • Led the team with a 582 in smallbore on the second day at UTEP, which was his second-highest smallbore total of the year
  • Was the top Buckeye across the board in his first home match against No. 1 West Virginia, leading the team in smallbore (581), air rifle (589) and aggregate (1,170)
  • Fired a 588 in air rifle against TCU to go along with a 578 in smallbore
  • Posted a season-best 588 in smallbore as well as a 585 in air rifle at Akron for his best aggregate 1,173
  • His 588 in smallbore and his 1,173 aggregate  at Akron with both season-highs for the team
  • Registered a season-high 590 in the air rifle at Air Force
  • Tied his 590 in air rifle two matches later at TCU and had his third-best aggregate with an 1,168
  • Finished tied for fourth in the smallbore (581) at his first PRC Championship to earn All-Conference honors
  • Shot a 585 in air rifle and a 574 in smallbore in his first NCAA Qualifier
Shooting Experience Queen Anne's 4H Marksmen Club; Winchester/NRA small bore Distinguished Expert; holds 12 NRA smallbore team and individual national shooting records; 2013 Jr Olympic J2 Gold Medalist, Air Rifle; 2013 NRA Jr. Sectional 3P Rifle National Championship team member; 2013 NRA Jr. Sectional Precision air rifle National Championship team member; 2013 Maryland state indoor Metric Smallbore open champion; 2013 Maryland state indoor Precision Air Rifle open champion; 2013 NRA Metric Nationals bronze medalist; National Matches Air Rifle Championship 60 Shot High Junior; 2013 National SB 3P Metallic Sight; High Civilian, at Camp Perry; NRA National Matches Outdoor Rifle and Pistol Championship 2nd Intermediate Junior; 2013 USAS National Championships second place male 3P J2; five NRA master classifications; 2013 & 2014 Jr Olympic air and smallbore rifle competitor; began competitive shooting at age 16.