1988 NCAA Rifle Championships

The 1988 NCAA Rifle Championships were contested at the ninth annual competition to determine the team and individual national champions of NCAA co-ed collegiate rifle shooting in the United States. The championship was held at Kilbourne Hall at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia.[1]

1988 NCAA Rifle Championship
Tournament information
SportCollegiate rifle shooting
LocationVirginia Lexington, VA
Host(s)Virginia Military Institute
Venue(s)Kilbourne Hall
Final positions
ChampionsWest Virginia (4th title)
1st runners-upMurray State
2nd runners-upSouth Florida
Tournament statistics
SmallboreWeb Wright, WVU
Air rifleDeena Wigger, MUR
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West Virginia, with a team score of 6,192, returned to the top of the team standings, finishing nine points ahead of defending champion Murray State. It was the Mountaineers fourth national title and fourth title in six years.

The individual champions were, for the smallbore rifle, defending titlist Mike Anti (West Virginia), and, for the air rifle, Deena Wigger (Murray State).

Qualification edit

Since there is only one national collegiate championship for rifle shooting, all NCAA rifle programs (whether from Division I, Division II, or Division III) were eligible. A total of seven teams ultimately contested this championship.

Results edit

  • Scoring: The championship consisted of 120 shots by each competitor in smallbore and 40 shots per competitor in air rifle.

Team title edit

Rank Team Points
  West Virginia 6,192
  Murray State 6,183
  South Florida 6,152
4 Tennessee Tech 6,140
5 Alaska–Fairbanks 6,135
6 Tennessee–Martin 6,086
7 St. John's (NY) 6,075
8 Navy 6,056

Individual events edit

Event Winner Score
Smallbore Web Wright, West Virginia 1,168
Air rifle Deena Wigger, Murray State 390

References edit

  1. ^ "NCAA Rifle Championships Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved February 1, 2017.