August 7, 2007

MIT Competes at USA Shooting National Championship

Aug. 7, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Diana Nee, Eddie Huo, and Daipan Lee represented MIT's pistol team while Emily Houston was the rifle squad's lone participant at the USA Shooting National Championship held in Fort Benning, Ga. Nee captured fourth in women's sport pistol which earned her a spot on the U.S. National Team.

Huo's second-place finish in the air pistol junior event resulted in a slot on the National Development Team. In the air pistol competition, Huo ranked 17th with a total of 1,117 as Lee placed 29th with a mark of 1,097.

In the rifle portion of the event, Houston finished 22nd out of 47 shooters in the Junior Women Rifle Grand Champion category. She placed ninth in prone (1,161), 29th in air (760), and 45th in three-position (1,096).