WVU rifle team holds top spot in Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association poll

By Chris Coombs, wvusports.com

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University rifle sits at No. 1 in the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) poll, the organization announced.  

The Mountaineers are a perfect 10-0 on the season including a 4-0 mark in the Great American Rifle Conference. All 10 of the Mountaineers’ wins this season have come over teams ranked inside the top 16 of the poll.

WVU holds the top aggregate (4742.2) and smallbore (2361.8) average in the nation. West Virginia’s average of 2380.5 in air rifle is third behind TCU and Alaska Fairbanks.

No. 2 TCU, No. 3 Kentucky, No. 4 Alaska Fairbanks and No. 5 Georgia Southern round out the top-5 of the poll

The Mountaineers are back in action on Saturday, Jan. 27, when they take to the road against Navy.  The match against the Midshipmen is set to begin at 9 a.m. ET, in Annapolis, Maryland.

For more information on the Mountaineers, visit WVUsports.com and follow WVURifle on  TwitterInstagram  =and Facebook.

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