FAIRBANKS, ALASKA -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology rifle team compiled its best score of the season at the NCAA Regional Qualifier at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks on Saturday.
The Engineers compiled a team score of 4,437 points to top the previous best mark of the season by 27 points.
Freshman Evan Duvall (Smyrna, Tenn.) led the Engineers with a score of 1,131 points. Duvall recorded a 566 in smallbore and 565 in air rifle.
Freshman Adam Foss (Fort Wayne/ Concordia Lutheran) placed second among Rose-Hulman competitors with a score of 1,124, including 563 in air rifle.
Junior Malhon Godwin (Blue Gress, Iowa/Davenport West) added a score of 1,099. Freshman Ethan O'Connor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood) finished with 548 points in air rifle, and sophomore Katy Dimon (Fairfax, Va./Flint Hill) rounded out the team score with a 535 in smallbore.
Freshman Rachel Collett (Fishers/Hamilton Southeastern) pitched in with 1,070 points, and freshman Sarah Irish (Dearborn, Mich./Edsel Ford) contributed 1,041 points.
Rose-Hulman will compete in the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Championships on Feb. 26.
ROSE-HULMAN RIFLE RESULTS:
February 12, 2011 -- University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Name Small Air Total Evan Duvall 566 565 1131 Adam Foss 561 563 1124
Malhon Godwin 545 554 1099 Ethan O'Connor 527 548 1075 Rachel Collett 521 549 1070
Katy Dimon 535 533 1068
Sarah Irish 504 537 1041 TEAM 2207 2230 4437