Rifle

Sports
10:12 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

WVU Rifle Team Wins NCAA Championship

Credit WVU

National Champs again! The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University rifle team won its 16th NCAA Championship in Murray, Ky., Friday.

The Mountaineers won the championship last year too, and it’s the third win under coach Jon Hammond. WVU’s first title under Hammond came in 2009. The rifle team is the only WVU program to win an NCAA Championship.

Hammond says it was a relaxed win, and that his team was confident, focused, and capable. He also expects good things next year as all five shooters that shot at this year’s championship will return.

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Sports
1:37 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

(Another) Decorated International Shooter Joins WVU Rifle Team

Ziva Dvorsak, Junior at WVU, joins No. 3 Rifle Team in the US
Credit Uroš Hočevar / Delo

Junior Ziva Dvorsak who hails from Slovenia just enrolled at West Virginia University and will join the No. 3-ranked rifle team this spring. As a  member of the Slovenian National Team, she competed at the 2012 London Summer Olympics and finished 11th in the women's 10m air rifle. She also placed 36th  another event, women's 50m 3 positions.

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