Rifle Falls to No. 1 Alaska

Katie Bridges fired a career-high 585 in air rifle.

Katie Bridges fired a career-high 585 in air rifle.

Nov. 11, 2013


FORT WORTH - A record day for Megan Lee was not enough for the TCU women's rifle team to overcome No. 1 Alaska. The Nanooks defeated the Horned Frogs 4,692-4,646 at the TCU Rifle Range.

Megan Lee turned in a solid performance, setting a personal best 590 (98-97-100-99-97-99) in air rifle and shooting a 584 in smallbore (191 kneeling, 197 prone, 196 standing) for a personal best aggregate score of 1174.

The Horned Frogs shot a season-high 2,318 in smallbore. Lee's mark of 584 paced the Frogs and was third among all shooters at the match. Sally Li matched her personal best with a 581 (192 kneeling, 199 prone, 190 standing) to finish fourth. Hannah Black contributed a 580 (192 kneeling, 199 prone, 189 standing) and Kelly Bogart fired a 573 (191 kneeling, 197 prone, 185 standing).

Also shooting, but not factoring into the team score were Katie Bridges (564), Jaime Dowd (567), Claudia Duksa (569), Catherine Green (567) and Allie Taschuk (561).

TCU turned in a 2,328 team score in air rifle. Lee's career-high of 590 tied for the third best score in the match. Li fired a 583 (97-95-96-97-99-99), while Catherine Green shot a 581 (95-96-99-97-96-98). Dowd rounded out the team counters with a 574 (97-96-96-95-95-95).

A pair of Frogs tallied career-high's in the match as Katie Bridges fired a 585 (97-98-98-98-96-98) as did Duksa (96-99-100-98-95-97). Bogart shot a season-high 579 (98-97-95-96-97-96). Black fired a 574. She was followed closely by Taschuk's 573. Shooting in just her second match of the season, Lydia McGarva fired a career-high 566.

The Horned Frogs have a busy upcoming weekend with a pair of matches. First up for the Frogs is a dual meet against Jacksonville State on Friday. Sunday will see the Frogs host a four-team invitational featuring Air Force, Jacksonville State and UTEP.



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