COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology recorded a score of 4,408 in a rifle match that included four of the top 25 teams in the nation in the latest NCAA rifle rankings.
Top-ranked Kentucky won the match with 4,688 points. No. 9 ranked Ohio State scored 4,623, followed by No. 20 Texas El Paso at 4,540, and No. 25 Rose-Hulman at 4,408.
Senior Evan Duvall (Smyrna, Tenn./Smyrna) led the Rose-Hulman effort with a score of 1,122 points. Duvall had a consistent day featuring 561 in smallbore and 561 in air rifle.
Senior Suzanne Eisenberger (Clarence Center, N.Y./Northeastern University) finished second among Engineers at 1,101 points. Senior Adam Foss (Fort Wayne, Ind./Concordia Lutheran) narrowly missed the 1,100 mark with a score of 1,098.
Freshman John Overton (Orland, Calif.) came home fourth among Engineers with a score of 1,085 points. Junior Allie Carlson (Goose Creek, S.C./Patch American) contributed a score of 1,082 to the effort.
Rose-Hulman returns to action on Jan. 11 at Ohio State University.
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY RESULTS
TEAM SCORES: 1) Kentucky 4688; 2) Ohio State 4623; 3) Texas El Paso 4540; 4) Rose-Hulman 4408
ROSE-HULMAN 2179-2229=4408 (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)Evan Duvall 561-561=1122; Suzanne Eisenberger 546-555=1101; Adam Foss 536-562=1098; John Overton 536-547=1085; Allie Carlson 531-551=1082; David Geresy 510-548=1058; Seth Clark 511-532=1043
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