Amanda Luoma (far right) finished third overall.
Jan. 14, 2013
The Ohio State rifle team competed in the 7th Annual Camp Perry Open Air Rifle Competition hosted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program, Jan. 12-13. The two day national competition featured 170 competitors from all over the country.
The Buckeyes were led by strong performances from junior Amanda Luoma and sophomore Greg Hagar. Luoma fired scores of 588 on both match days and placed third overall in the competition behind US National Team member Elizabeth Gratz (Illinois) and Hank Gray (US Army Marksmanship Unit). Hagar fired scores of 582 on both match days and placed seventh overall and third in the junior division (age 20 and under).
Senior Robert Mangaudis III had a solid weekend posting scores of 576 and 579 to place 13th overall.
Freshman Remington Lyman posted his season and personal best in air rifle on day one with a 578 and followed with a 575 on day two, finishing just behind Mangaudis in 14th.
Senior Walter Riker (569, 572; 26th), redshirt junior Daniel Chapman (566, 572; 27th), senior Maxwell Snyderman (568, 565; 30th) and sophomore Jane Lankes (546, 559; 67th) rounded out the Buckeye competitors.
Overall Ohio State placed six team members in the top-20.
Up next for the Buckeyes is a trip to West Point, NY to compete against Army on Saturday, Jan. 19.
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