December 5, 2009

It’s Houston and Kojimoto Again as Rifle Scores Big in Wins over VMI

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Emily Houston shot a 567 in smallbore and 572 in air rifle to lead host MIT to three victories in both guns over visiting Virginia Military Institute this past weekend. Nigel Kojimoto's 554 in smallbore and 569 in air followed Houston as the next highest scores of the event. Overall, in smallbore, the Cardinal and Gray defeated VMI, 2209-2090, VMI mixed, 2209-2005, and VMI women, 2209-1508. The Engineers also swept in air rifle with a score of 2226, as VMI, VMI mixed, and VMI women tallied 2144, 2076, and 1536, respectively. With the victories, MIT improved its season ledgers to 7-1 in smallbore and 8-1 in air rifle.

Also contributing were freshmen Giulia Partalone and Tim Jenks, who scored personal highs of 534 in air and 517 in smallbore, respectively.

VMI also competed against Mass. Maritime and Wentworth.

MIT will host the Bean Pot on January 29-31.