The Kentucky rifle team began the 2018-19 season with a 4686-4635 win at Nebraska on Saturday.
The Wildcats shot 2320 in smallbore and 2366 in air rifle, compared with Nebraska’s 2287 smallbore and 2348 air rifle scores.
Smallbore squad report
Senior Hanna Carr won smallbore with a 586 to begin the morning and the aforementioned Shaner was UK’s No. 2 score (third overall) in the opening discipline. Jason Spaude scored 578 and Hailee Sigmon scored 574. Richard Clarkscored 569.
Air rifle squad report
Shaner had the top AR score in the competition, while Ruby Gomes was runner-up with a 593. Sigmon’s 589 was fifth overall and No. 3 on the UK squad. Clark scored 586 and Cathryn Papasodora shot a score of 583.
The next competition
UK will have its home opener at the Buell Armory on Oct. 13 for a tri-match with in-state foes No. 4 Murray State and No. 17 Morehead State.