Sunday, April 2, 2023

Ole Miss Rifle Set to Start Spring at Home

Ole Miss Riffle  Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Communications
Ole Miss Rifle
Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Communications

The nationally ranked No. 17 Ole Miss rifle team gets back into action this weekend as they host the No. 6 Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 16 NC State to the Patricia C. Lamar National Guard Readiness Center.

The Rebel shooters are led by sophomore Allison Weisz with an average aggregate of 1153, including 585 in Air Rifle. In the Rebels last tournament, Weisz posted a season-high 593 in air rifle, one off her career-high of 594 set last year.

Head coach Valerie Boothe said that the team is looking forward to the starting this part of the season. Everyone has come back refreshed from the break and working harder than ever. Both teams will be a tough opponents, but we welcome the challenge and opportunity.

Ole Miss will face Kentucky first on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m.

Kentucky enters the weekend with a 7-1 record. Their lone loss came against No. 2 Alaska-Fairbanks. The Wildcats closed out 2014 with a 4676-4669 over then No. 5 Nebraska. They are led by two-time All-American Connor Davis, who won the NCAA Individual air rifle national title last year.

Then on Sunday things will get started at National Guard at 9:30 a.m.

Fans that can’t make it out to the match this weekend can follow the live scoring live scoring on