Rebels Finish Fourth At GARC Championships

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Feb. 26, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss rifle team wrapped up a successful 2011-12 season Sunday at the Patricia C. Lamar National Guard Readiness Center in the final day of the Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) Championships.

“I was very pleased with the weekend,” Rebel head coach Valerie Boothe said. “I think our team score was one point off our record, so I can’t be disappointed at all.”

Producing a team score of 4653, Ole Miss finished fourth overall at the Championships. For the third straight year, West Virginia exited Oxford crowned GARC champions after recording a team score of 4681.

Ole Miss’ lone senior, Keely Stankey, put together a senior weekend to remember. The Minneapolis native recorded the top high kneeling score (196) and finished with the second-best combined overall score (1175) in her final Championships. Saturday, she finished fourth in the individual smallbore finals.

“I was really happy with my performance this weekend,” Stankey said. “I put forth my best effort and shot well in both guns, which is what I wanted to do.”

Boothe said the weekend performance by Stankey was fitting.

“She’s just been phenomenal for us,” Boothe said. “I couldn’t ask for anything more.”

Stankey and sophomore Melissa Quartarone led the Rebels Sunday.  Both fired air scores of 591 to guide the Rebels to a third-place team finish in air. Meanwhile, Quartarone finished sixth in the individual air rifle finals and Stankey wound up seventh.

While most of the Rebel shooters have now concluded their seasons, Stankey and sophomore Abbey Stanec will continue training. The duo will begin preparation this week for the NCAA Championships, where they will compete as individuals in air rifle.

The 2012 NCAA Rifle Championships are set for March 9-10 and will be hosted by The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.


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Air Rifle

Melissa Quartarone - 591

Keely Stankey - 591

Abbey Stanec - 586

Kim Coffey – 583

MaryAnn Banks – 578

Evalyn Holman – 578

Kelly Rosales – 577

Rena Goodwin – 572


2012 GARC Awards


Smallbore Individuals

3rd Petra Zublasing - WVU 580 102.1 682.1

2nd Henri Junghänel - UK 585 97.2 682.2

1st Kelly Buck - ARMY 585 98.4 683.4

High Positions High Prone Henri Junghänel – UK 200 18x

High Standing Dani Foster – NC State 195 7x

High Kneeling Keely Stankey – Ole Miss 196 10x


Air Rifle Individuals

3rd Ethan Settlemires -UK 595 100.6 695.6

2nd Heather Greathouse – UK 592 103.9 695.9

1st Petra Zublasing - WVU 598 104.7 702.7


Combined Individuals Overall

3rd Taylor Ciotola - WVU 583 591 1174

2nd Keely Stankey – Ole Miss 584 591 1175

1st Petra Zublasing - WVU 580 598 1178


Smallbore Team

3rd University of Kentucky 2313

2nd West Virginia University 2315

1st Army 2318


Air Rifle Team

3rd University of Mississippi 2351

2nd University of Kentucky 2362

1st West Virginia University 2366


OVERALL TEAM SCORES

1. West Virginia University - 4681

2. University of Kentucky - 4675

3. University of Nebraska - 4658

4. Ole Miss - 4653

t4. Army - 4653

6. Memphis - 4631

7. NC State - 4555

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