Rifle Starts Strong vs. UT-Martin

Foss1TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology rifle team opened the 2011-12 season with two strong performances against the University of Tennessee-Martin on Saturday and Sunday at the Engineer Rifle Range.

Rose-Hulman fired a strong 4,436 in the opener on Saturday, then improved the team score by 24 points on Sunday.

The 4,460 points on Sunday bested the team's top score from the 2010-11 academic year.

On Saturday, sophomore Adam Foss (Fort Wayne/Concordia Lutheran) led the Engineers with a score of 1,127, including 576 in air rifle.

Senior Malhon Godwin (Blue Grass, Iowa/Davenport West) had a breakthrough day with a team-high 577 in air rifle and 1,121 overall.

Other leaders included freshman Allie Carlson (Goose Creek, S.C./Patch American) with a 1,097 and junior Will Adler (Stroudsburg, Pa.) with a 1,091.

On Sunday, Foss paced the Engineers with a 1,124 score and a 574 in air rifle.  Godwin finished just behind with scores of 553 and 568 for 1,121.

Sophomore Evan Duvall (Smyrna, Tenn.) contributed a score of 1,110, with Carlson tallying 1,105 to round out the team score.

Rose-Hulman returns to home action against Purdue University on Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. 

SATURDAY RESULTS:

ROSE-HULMAN 2171-2265=4436
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Adam Foss 551-576=1127
Malhon Godwin 544-577=1121
Allie Carlson 541-556=1097
Will Adler 535-556=1091
Seth Mangan 519-537=1056
Chris Andrews 402-423=825
Katy Dimon DNS-511=511

UT-MARTIN MIXED TEAM 2256-2289=4545
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Steve Hahn 572-575=1147
Kelsey Hunt 552-584=1136
Joe Barefoot 568-562=1130
Mark McClallen 562-568=1130
Kelly James 554-560=1114

UT-MARTIN LADIES TEAM 2222-2261=4483
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Kellie Zurowski 563-571=1134
Dana Maurizio 566-565=1131
Jennifer Garbina 552-565=1117
Jamie Arnett 531-560=1091
Jordan Goodwin 541-548=1089

SUNDAY RESULTS:

ROSE-HULMAN 2193-2267=4460
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Adam Foss 550-574=1124
Malhon Godwin 553-568=1121
Evan Duvall 543-567=1110
Allie Carlson 547-558=1105
Seth Mangan 529-523=1052
Will Adler 520-529=1049
Chris Andrews 387-460=847

UT-MARTIN MIXED TEAM 2251-2301=4552
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Kelsey Hunt 575-580=1155
Joe Barefoot 564-570=1134
Mark McClallen 552-569=1121
Kelly James 560-559=1119
Steve Hahn DNS-582=582

UT-MARTIN LADIES TEAM 2222-2261=4483
NAME (SMALLBORE-AIR RIFLE-TOTAL)
Dana Maurizio 564-579=1143
Kellie Zurowski 555-572=1127
Jennifer Garbina 548-562=1110
Jordan Goodwin 544-558=1102
Jamie Arnett 524-569=1093