Nanook rifle to host NCAA Qualifier match on Saturday

FAIRBANKS-The no.2 rifle team in the nation, the Alaska Nanooks, continue their quest for an 11th national title this weekend.

After winning the first ever Patriot Rifle Conference Championship on Feb 9 they host no.17 Nevada and no.20 UTEP for the NCAA Qualifier Match at the EF Horton Rifle Range.

The Nooks will be in the range this Saturday from 8 am to 5 p.m. There will two relays for the air rifle and smallbore disciplines.

As a team Alaska could get a high seed at NCAAs. This weekend's score will go towards their three score average that has them ranked no.2.

Four shooters are top 10 nationally with Tim Sherry and Ryan Anderson tied for second in smallbore and third in air rifle. Lorelie Stanfield is tied at sixth in smallbore and Mats Eriksson is tied for eighth.