Rifle Claims Title at Memphis, Places Second at Ole Miss

Stacy Hughes school-record 391 air rifle score led the Horned Frogs to victory Saturday at Memphis

Stacy Hughes school-record 391 air rifle score led the Horned Frogs to victory Saturday at Memphis

Sept. 30, 2002

OXFORD, Miss./MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Led by its second-straight individual school-record performance, TCU rifle notched its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon at the University of Memphis. The triumph concluded a grueling day for the Horned Frogs as they opened the day with an impressive second-place finish at Ole Miss.

Senior Stacy Hughes (Georgetown, Texas/Georgetown) won the individual title at Memphis with a TCU-record 391 air rifle tally. The score broke the previous school-best mark of 387 set by freshman Celeste Green (Lufkin, Texas/Hewitt) September 7 at Nevada.

TCU's freshman duo of Sherri Gallagher (Prescott, Ariz./Prescott Christian) and Green placed third and fourth individually with scores of 381 and 380, respectively, to seal the win 1,514-1,493 win over the Tigers.

In the morning meet at Ole Miss, Hughes, Gallagher and Green placed second through fourth, respectively, as the Frogs took second place. The host Rebels won the meet with a total of 1,520, just ten points ahead of TCU's 1,510.

In the first two competitions of her career, sophomore Alisha Fields (Plano, Texas/Plano Senior) paced the efforts of TCU's White squad with scores of 365 at Ole Miss and 363 at Memphis.

The Horned Frogs will return to action when they host the annual Horned Frog Invitational October 4-6 and 11-13 at the TCU Rifle Range.

TCU at Ole Miss (Sept. 28, 2002)
Ole Miss - 1,520
TCU (Purple) - 1,510
Birmingham Southern - 1,475
TCU (White) - 1,392

TCU Individual Performances
Stacy Hughes (Purple) - 384 (2nd)
Sherri Gallagher (Purple) - 384 (3rd)
Celeste Green (Purple) - 383 (4th)
Alisha Fields (White) - 365 (15th)
Jessica Green (Purple) - 359 (16th)
Andy Pratt (White) - 345 (19th)
Nina Martinez (White) - 343 (20th)
Lindsay Simm (White) - 339 (21st)



TCU at Memphis (Sept. 28, 2002)
TCU (Purple) - 1,514
Memphis - 1,493
TCU (White) - 1,389

TCU Individual Performances
Stacy Hughes (Purple) - 391* (1st)
Sherri Gallagher (Purple) - 381 (3rd)
Celeste Green (Purple) - 380 (4th)
Alisha Fields (White) - 363 (9th)
Jessica Green (Purple) - 362 (10th)
Andy Pratt (White) - 356 (11th)
Nina Martinez (White) - 348 (12th)
Lindsay Simm (White) - 322 (14th)

* denotes school record

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