Multiple season, career-highs pave way for big day at rifle range
Finished second on the team in air rifle, smallbore and aggregate averages... topped TCU in air rifle three times while tying twice... shot a season-high 591 on Oct. 26 at Murray State... also posted back-to-back 589s vs. UTEP (Nov. 17) and at Jacksonville State (Nov. 23)... paced the squad in smallbore in five matches with two ties... fired a career-high 582 at the NCAA Championships on March 14... also fired three 581s, two of which resulted in wins at Memphis (Oct. 4) and at home against Jacksonville State (Nov. 15)... upped her smallbore tally over five consecutive matches from Oct. 12-Nov. 15, the last one being a 581 against Jacksonville State... posted season-best 1,170 aggregate score in the Memphis match (Oct. 4)... also led all Horned Frogs at the NCAA Championships with a 1,164 aggregate.
Achieved top 10 performances 11 times throughout the year... one of six Horned Frogs to compete in every air rifle match of the season... garnered a first place finish in air rifle vs. Air Force (Jan. 19) with a score of 593... finished second in the air rifle competition vs. Air Force (Feb. 16), shooting a 590... became the first Horned Frog since Celeste Green in 2006 to qualify as an individual for the NCAA Championships... stepped up with a big performance at the NCAA Championships earning a fifth-place finish after firing a 594 in the air rifle discipline... she qualified for the finals in second place and shot a 100.8 in the finals to finish with a score of 694.8... highest smallbore score came at Kentucky (Nov. 17) as she fired a 579... placed fifth vs. UTEP (Oct. 20) in the smallbore competition with a score of 570... averaged 574 in air rifle and 568 in smallbore for the year.
Earned a bronze medal at the 2012 Junior Olympic Shooting Championships... finished ninth overall at 2012 air rifle Olympic Trials... is a four-time National Junior Olympic participant... is the Virginia air rifle state champion... four-time state titlist in air pistol... won the 2010 American Legion National Championship in Air Rifle... personal-bests in 40-shot matches is 394 and 588 in 60-shot matches.
Parents are Scott and Donna... has a brother, Joshua.