Freshman Isabella Rios shot a Miner-best in the air rifle with a 585 on day two. | Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez UTEP

Rios leads UTEP in Air Rifle at Patriot Conference Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio – UTEP rifle fired a 2315 in air rifle Sunday morning in Columbus, Ohio, placing them fourth in the field at the Patriot Rifle Conference Championships with an aggregate 4552.

No. 1 TCU defended its conference title with an aggregate 4723. Placing behind the Horned Frogs were No. 7 Air Force (4678), No. 13 Ohio State (4658) and the Miners.

Freshman Isabella Rios shot a Miner-best in the air rifle with a 585 on day two. Redshirt freshman Isabel Brooks followed her 567 performance in the smallbore yesterday with a 577 in air rifle. Brooks owned the highest UTEP aggregate on the weekend with a 1144.

TCU’s Stephanie Grundsoe captured the individual air rifle title (599) after taking the smallbore crown on day one. She is the PRC’s individual title winner with an aggregate 1191.


Isabella Rios                585

Isabel Brooks              577

Samantha Miller         577

Jennifer Windle           576

Jonna Warnken           568

Morgahn Warner        554



Isabel Brooks              1144

Jennifer Windle           1136

Isabella Rios                1134

Samantha Miller         1128

Morgahn Warner        1113

Jonna Warnken           1109

UTEP rifle will stay at home the next two weeks in preparation for the NCAA Qualifier on Feb. 20 held in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Miners had no individual qualifiers last season.

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