Amanda Furrer finishes second in both smallbore and air rifle
2011 (Junior Season) Competed in 11 events ... first-team WIRC All-Conference in air rifle ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... season-high of 568 in smallbore rifle at the Withrow Invitational and at the Collegiate Sectional ... season-high of 580 in air rifle at Akron and Morehead State ... season-high aggregate of 1,146 (smallbore 568, air 578) at the Withrow Invitational.
2010 Sophomore Season)Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association All-Academic ... first-team WIRC All-Conference in air and smallbore rifle ... season-highs of 568 in smallbore rifle against West Virginia and Army and 586 in air rifle at Akron ... two-gun aggregate season-high of 1,152 at Akron (smallbore 566, air 586).
2009 (Freshman Season) Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... second-team WIRC All-Conference in air rifle ... season-highs of 562 in smallbore rifle against Morehead State and 588 in air rifle against Akron ... two-gun aggregate season-high of 1,144 against Akron (smallbore 556, air 588).
Valley Stream South High School Four-year member of the rifle team coached by Blake McCauley ... team captain ... 2007-08 state champions ... 2008 highest average in .22 and air rifle ... 2007 state champion in .22.
Personal Son of Thomas and Joanne Novello ... has one brother, Thomas and a sister, Jaclyn ... enjoys the guitar and volleyball ... plans to attend graduate school.
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