Rifle in third after day one of Ole Miss Invitational


OXFORD, Miss. - The Tennessee Tech rifle team competed in the Ole Miss Invitational on Sunday in Oxford, Miss. The Golden Eagles currently sit in third place in the two-day invitational with an aggregate score of 4488.

With 13 total teams competing, six of the team shot on Sunday, while the remaining seven teams will shoot next weekend. The second day of the Ole Miss Invitational will take place on Sunday, Oct 4 and the results of the two days will be combined to determine places.

Leading the way for Tech was Austin Litherland who posted an aggregate score of 1143 after finishing with a 578 mark in air rifle and 565 score in small bore - both team highs.

Other Golden Eagles in action on Sunday were Curtis Gagne (1124), Patrick Stidham (1117), and Krystle Harris (1100). Johnathan Zimmerer only shot smallbore for the Golden Eagles and finished with a score of 541.

Check back next week for final results.