Nebraska rifle team has record breaking performance

The No. 5 Nebraska rifle team shattered the program's previous air rifle record by three points in the victory against NC State on Saturday. The Huskers finished with a team score of 4,690, making that the second-highest team score in program history.

"I am very proud of the team today," Coach Underwood said. "[Every member] worked hard to set up an atmosphere that produced many personal bests today."

Rachel Martin fired career bests in both air rifle and smallbore. Martin finished with a smallbore score of 585 and a 593 in air rifle. Kelsey Hansen also shot a 593 in air rifle to help the Huskers overcome NC State. The team finished with a smallbore score of 2,331 and an air rifle score of 2,359.

"Today's match was a great score but and even better team performance," Underwood said.

Cliff Daniel ended with a 572 in smallbore for the Wolfpack. NC State ended with a team smallbore score of 2,261. Amy Roderer tried to help the Wolfpack defeat Nebraska with a score of 578 in air rifle, but the Huskers were on fire and NC State was not able to get the upset. NC State's final air rifle score was 2,300, giving the team a total score of 4,561.

This win puts Nebraska at 9-2 for the season. The Huskers will compete against Army on Sunday in West Point, N.Y. This will be the final match of the regular season for Nebraska. The match is expected to begin at 7 a.m.

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