UAF Rifle Team closes out regular season

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The UAF Rifle team finished up their regular season on Saturday Night when they took on the University of Alabama Birmingham Dragons in an NCAA National Championship Qualifying match.
The Nooks defeated the Dragons 4,688 to 4,519.
The Nooks outshot their opponents in both disciplines, shooting a 2,327 point score in the Smallbore and a 2,361 point score in the Air Rifle.
The Nanook Shooters placed in each of the top nine places with aggregate scores.
Sagen Maddalena was the top shooter, finishing with 1,187 points thanks to 591 points in the smallbore and 596 in the Air Rifle.
She was the top scorer for both teams in both categories.
JT Schnering was the second best shooter on the day, finishing with 1,173 points with 579 points in the smallbore and 594 points in the Air Rifle.
The Nanooks will now wait until the Rifle National Championship Selection show to see if they will get a chance to shoot in the National Championships at the Citadel in Charleston South Carolina on March 9th and 10th.