Miner Rifle finishes 5th at NCAA Championships
The Miners finished fifth in a field of eight after firing a team 4648. TCU, a team that had beat the Miners twice in the regular season, won the Championship with a combined aggregate of 4676.
Andrea Vautrin came in eighth place in smallbore firing a 585. Alix Moncada gunned a 577. Hanna Muegge (565) and Andrea Palafox (560) rounded out the smallbore scoring for UTEP. The team finished with an aggregate of 2303.
Moncada fired a 590 in air rifle to finish in eighth place among all shooters. Jennifer Armendariz and Palafox both gunned a 587. Vautrin shot a 581 in the gun. The Miners fired a 2345 as a team in air rifle.