Houston Takes Top scores as Rifle Topples Wentworth

BOSTON, Mass. - Topping the board in both smallbore and air rifle, senior Emily Houston led the MIT rifle team to three victories over host Wentworth Institute of Technology this past Saturday in the opener of Mid Atlantic Conference (MAC) competition.

Houston shot a 556 in smallbore as the Engineers defeated the WIT coed team, 2187-2085. In air rifle, Houston tallied a 586 as Tech outscored the Leopards' coed team 2241-2209 and its women's squad, 2241-2019.

The Engineers also got solid outings from senior Jennifer Paek, who scored two new personal highs of 545 in smallbore and 552 in air; sophomores Nigel Kojimoto and Lionel Sotomayor, who shot personals bests of 575 and 528 in air; and freshman Elizabeth Phillips, who shined in her first match, scoring 538 in both smallbore and air.