Rifle topped by Air Force

Celeste Green returned to place second in smallbore.

Celeste Green returned to place second in smallbore.

Jan. 26, 2004

The Frogs fell behind Air Force Saturday in their last meet before the NCAA Sectionals at TCU Feb. 14. The team shot a 4,400 in smallbore and a 1,481 in air rifle.

Sophomore Celeste Green (Lufkin/Hewitt H.S.) returned to action to place second in smallbore. Green's score of 1,170 is her highest since she broke the TCU record with a score of 1,173 Oct. 14, 2002 at the Horned Frog Invitational. Green shot a 370 in air rifle to tie for fifth place with teammate Nikki LeCompte (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park H.S.). The freshman also broke her previous high score in smallbore with a score of 1,129 to place seventh.

Junior Jess Parras (Monahans/Monahans H.S.) broke her previous air rifle record by shooting a 372 to earn a fourth place finish and rank highest among the Frogs in that event.

Senior Nina Martinez (Houston/Jersey Village H.S.) also returned after not shooting in the Kentucky meet and placed sixth in air rifle with a score of 369.

Freshman Emily Conway (Richmond/Fort Bend Baptist Academy) made her collegiate rifle competition debut and placed 13th in smallbore with a score of 1,004 and placed 12th in air rifle with a score of 337.

The Frogs will host the NCAA Sectionals Saturday, Feb. 14.

TCU at Air Force (January 24, 2004)

Team Smallbore>
1. Air Force (Blue) 4,615
2. TCU 4,400
3. Air Force (Silver) 3,337

TCU Individual Performances
2. Celeste Green 1,170
7. Nikki LeCompte 1,129
10. Nina Martinez 1,083
11. Joncee Moulder 1,079
12. Jess Parras 1,018
13. Emily Conway 1,004
14. Stephanie Lawrenz 890

 

 

Team Air Rifle
1. Air Force (Blue) 1,498
2. TCU 1,481
3. Air Force (Silver) 721

TCU Individual Performances
4. Jess Parras 372
T-5. Celeste Green 370
T-5. Nikki LeCompte 370
6. Nina Martinez 369
10. Joncee Moulder 353
11. Stephanie Lawrenz 346
12. Emily Conway 337
13. Janelle Stecklein 353


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