Freshman Bailey Powell set a career high in air rifle (591) to help lead the charge for the UTEP rifle team (4578) at Nebraska (4664) on Saturday. The Miners recorded 2254 in smallbore and 2324 in air rifle while the Cornhuskers finished with respective totals of 2300 and 2364.
Powell’s effort in air rifle matched fellow classmate Mara Rouse for the best effort in the discipline on the year by the Miners. Additionally it rated as the fourth-highest score on the range by any shooter Saturday. Powell shot 563 in smallbore to finish with a team-best aggregate (1154).
Senior Rachael Schoenrock recorded 569 in smallbore and 575 in air rifle to finish at 1144. Rouse matched her personal high in smallbore (566) while firing 574 in air rifle to post an aggregate of 1140.
Sophomore Haylee Schoenrock turned in the second-best score (584) of her career in air rifle. She recorded 556 in smallbore for an aggregate of 1140. Freshman Abby Monique fired 542 in smallbore and 574 in air rifle to wrap up the round with an aggregate of 1116.
UTEP will conclude the fall part of its campaign by sharing the range for day two of shooting at Nebraska Sunday.