Frogs place fourth and fifth at Gamecock Invitational
Nov. 24, 2003
Rifle had another double-header weekend and this time it was in Alabama. The team traveled to Jacksonville for the JSU Gamecock Invitational on Saturday and then to Birmingham for the Birmingham-Southern Invitational on Sunday.
The team placed fourth in the smallbore competition with a score of 4,387 at the Gamecock Invitational and then shot a 1,488 to place fifth in air rifle. Sophomore Celeste Green (Lufkin, Texas/Hewitt H.S.) led the way for the Frogs with a third-place finish in smallbore with a score of 1,159. Her smallbore score tied her previous high score in that event set this season set against Air Force. Green shot a 384 in air rifle to earn an 11th place finish.
Junior Jess Parras (Monahans, Texas/Monahans H.S.) broke her previous high score for air rifle with a score of 376 during the Saturday competition at Jacksonville State. Parras shot a 1,059 in the smallbore competition. Freshman Nikki LeCompte (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park H.S.) placed in the top 20 for the smallbore with a score of 1,103 and then shot 365 in air rifle. Junior Joncee Moulder (Weatherford, Texas/Weatherford H.S.) broke her previous high score for smallbore by shooting a 1,066.
The team went to Birmingham-Southern the next day and placed sixth in the air rifle competition with a score of 1,455. Green was the highest shooter for the Frogs on Sunday with a score of 377 to earn a 10th place finish.
Parras had another good day of shooting and came in second among the Frogs with a score of 369. LeCompte shot a 369 to place in the top 25 and Moulder shot a 349.
The Frogs will travel to Lexington next to shoot against Kentucky Dec. 6
TCU at Jacksonville State Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 22, 2003)
TCU at Birmingham-Southern Invitational (Nov. 23, 2003)
Team Air Rifle Scores
1. Memphis 1,526
2. Birmingham-Southern (Gold) 1,518
3. Chilton County Shooting Sports 1,491
4. Birmingham-Southern (Black) 1,485
5. Austin Peay State University 1,467
6. TCU 1,455
7. UAB 1,252
8. Mercer University 1,179
TCU Individual Performances
10. Celeste Green 377
20. Jess Parras 369
23. Nikki LeCompte 360
27. Joncee Moulder 349