With a program record score of 4692, the Army West Point Rifle team placed third in the Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) Championship, which took place over the course of Saturday and Sunday. With competition being virtual, Army shot inside the Tronsrue Marksmanship Center.
This was Army's highest finish in the conference championship match since the 2010-11 season, when the Black Knights also took third.
The Cadets finished in third in smallbore on Saturday with a score of 2330 and tied for fourth in air rifle with Kentucky with a cumulative tally of 2362. The Black Knights had three shooters above the 580 threshold in smallbore and had three members above 590 in air rifle.
Plebe Kyle Kutz was Army's top performer with an aggregate score of 1180 (588 smallbore, 592 air rifle), which was the seventh best overall mark of the match. Read more.