2017-18 MIT Rifle News

  • Rifle Places Third at the MAC Championship with 4,295 Points
    March 03, 2018
    In the MAC Championship over the weekend, the MIT rifle team finished third out of five teams with a total of 4,295 points as the Engineers hosted the event at the duPont Rifle Range. The United States Coast Guard Academy took the overall title with 4,506 points, followed by John Jay with 4,399 points. In fourth was SUNY-Maritime at 4,148 points, along with SUNY-Plattsburgh in fifth at 3,998.
  • Rifle Posts Season-High 4,349 Points in NCAA Qualification Match at No. 14 Army
    February 18, 2018
    In an NCAA qualifying match on Sunday at the Tronsrue Markmanship Center, the MIT rifle team dropped a 4,656-4,349 final to No. 14 ranked Army. The team score of 4,349 is a season-high for the Engineers, who were facing the Black Knights for the second time this season.
  • Rifle Falls to Coast Guard in 4,521-4,331 Final
    February 17, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon in a match in Connecticut, the MIT rifle team dropped a 4,521-4,331 final to the United States Coast Guard Academy.
  • Rifle Drops Beanpot to John Jay Over the Weekend
    February 10, 2018
    Over the weekend at the duPont Rifle Range, the MIT rifle team fell to John Jay by a 4,430-4,323 final as the Bloodhounds claimed the 2018 Beanpot. The other competing teams at the event were Canisius, SUNY, Wentworth and Yale as the Engineers defeated each of those teams on Saturday. On Sunday, MIT defeated both Canisius and Wentworth as the teams competed only in air rifle. The Engineers totaled 2,163 points while the Griffins had 2,084 points and the Leopards posted a score of 2,073.
  • Rifle Takes On No. 12 Akron, No. 28 John Jay in Home Tri-Match
    November 18, 2017
    On Saturday at the duPont Rifle Range, the No. 30 MIT rifle team dropped a pair of matches to No. 12 University of Akron and No. 28 John Jay. The Zips finished with 4,651 points, while the Bloodhounds posted 4,358 points and the Engineers finished with 4,346 points.
  • Rifle Earns Second Straight Win Over SUNY Plattsburgh on Sunday
    November 12, 2017
    On Sunday at the duPont Rifle Range, the MIT rifle team defeated SUNY Plattsburgh by a 4,316-3,896 final.
  • Rifle Defeats SUNY Plattsburgh by 4,262-3,828 Margin on Saturday
    November 11, 2017
    On Saturday at the duPont Rifle Range, the MIT rifle team defeated SUNY Plattsburgh by a 4,262-3,828 final.
  • Rifle Falls to No. 11 Army, No. 14 Nevada in Friday Matchups
    November 10, 2017
    On Friday at the United States Military Academy, the MIT rifle team dropped a pair of matches to nationally-ranked opponents, falling to No. 11 ranked Army and No. 14 Nevada. Nevada was on top with a total of 4,677, followed closely by Army with 4,665 points and MIT with a total of 4,295 points.
  • No. 29 Rifle Drops Narrow Final to No. 27 John Jay
    November 04, 2017
    On Saturday afternoon, the No. 29 ranked MIT rifle team dropped a narrow 4,356-4,344 final to No. 27 ranked John Jay at the duPont Rifle Range.
  • Rifle Falls to John Jay in the 2017-2018 Home Opener
    October 28, 2017
    In the 2017-2018 season opener, the MIT rifle team dropped a 4,401-4,255 final to John Jay in the duPont Rifle Range on Saturday afternoon in MAC Conference action.