Feb. 21, 2013
Columbus, Ohio- The Hugh W. Wylie Range will play host to the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Championships this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23.
The twelfth-ranked Buckeyes will compete against some good competition in No. 17 Akron, No. 19 Morehead State, No. 23 Rose-Hulman, Purdue, Wisconsin Oshkosh, Grand Valley State and Michigan. Ohio State is coming off of a record setting performance at the NCAA Qualifier and are looking to defend their WIRC title from last season.
Ohio State rifle team members will be competing at various times throughout the event and fans can follow all of the matches live by using the following links:
WIRC Championship Schedule
Ohio State, Akron & Rose-Hulman Smallbore @ 3:30pm: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/akosusb/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Ohio State, Akron & Rose-Hulman Air Rifle @ 6:00pm: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/akosuar/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Morehead St. & Rose-Hulman Air Rifle @ 7:45pm: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/morrhitar/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Ohio State, Morehead St. and Rose-Hulman Smallbore at 8:00 a.m.: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/morosusb/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Wisconsin Oshkosh, Michigan and Purdue Smallbore at 10:30 a.m.: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/uwopursb/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Wisconsin Oshkosh, Michigan and Purdue Air Rifle at 1:00 p.m.: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/uwopurar/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Ohio State, Grand Valley St. and Purdue Air Rifle at 2:45 p.m.: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/purosuar/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
Ohio State, Grand Valley St. and Purdue Smallbore at 4:30 p.m.: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/livestats/c-rifle/purosusb/Ohio_State_University_Range.htm
A complete recap will be available after this weekend’s action at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com.
Ohio State will host the 2013 NCAA Rifle Championships, March 8-10. Team selection for the Championship will take place February 20th at 5 p.m. ET. Individual selections will be announced on February 21st at 5 p.m. ET.
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