Clayton Hanson and Kaitlyn Kutz of the Army West Point Rifle team each earned Great American Rifle Conference (GARC) yearly honors at the league's award banquet last night.
Hanson was named an All-GARC Second Team selection in both smallbore and aggregate. In conference matches this season, he posted and average score of 581.63 in smallbore and an aggregate score of 1170.25. Hanson was consistently above the 580 mark in smallbore in conference matches, reaching the marker in all but one match.
Kutz earned honorable mention in both air rifle and aggregate. The Darien, Conn., averaged a 590.75 in air rifle and 1168.375 in aggregate in GARC matches. Kutz had her top air rifle score in the season-opener at Ole Miss on October 26 with a 597. Her highest aggregate total came against Kentucky on January 19, when she posted a 1176.
Both Hanson and Kutz will represent Army in the NCAA Championship match in Lexington, Ky., on March 13-14. Hanson will shoot in smallbore, while Kutz will shoot in both smallbore and air rifle. Read more.