FAIRBANKS-The Nanook rifle team secured its place on top of the rifle college standings with a sweep of the number one Kentucky Wildcats. Sunday the Nanooks won by six. The final was 4695-4689.
Sophomore Tim Sherry led the Nooks going second in smallbore with a 590 and matching his season high in air rifle 595, which was a match best. Ryan Anderson and Mats Eriksson both had 580 in smallbore and 593s in air rifle.
The Nanooks scored a new program record of 4702 in the win on Saturday over Kentucky. Their 2337 in smallbore is a NCAA top score this season.
UAF will have happy and motivated holiday break. They won't be back in action until Jan 9 against the Air Force Academy in Colorado.