Rifle finishes 2nd at Bean Pot
Led by Nigel C. Kojimoto ’12 the MIT rifle team finished second out of four squads at the Bean Pot competition held at MIT last weekend. Kojimoto collected the gold medal in the smallbore portion of the event for the highest individual scorer as well as silver in air rifle, as Tech finished just 50 points behind Wentworth Institute of Technology in overall team scoring.
Elizabeth A. Phillips ’13 captured the bronze in Air Rifle with a score of 559. Giulia B. Pantalone ’13 recorded a score of 550 and Rebecca L. Gould ’11 (535) rounded out the scoring for the Cardinal and Gray, who finished just two points behind Wentworth in the air rifle portion of the weekend. Pantalone and Gould’s totals were new personal bests for each shooter.
Phillips added a score of 536 in smallbore for the Engineers, who finished with a team score of 2138. Jennifer C. de Bruijn ’12 recorded a pair of 90-point shots en route to a total of 528. Timothy R. Jenks ’13 was the final scoring shooter for MIT with a total of 511.
Wentworth took the team title with a combined score of 4349. MIT was second at 4399 while Penn State took third at 4294. Coast Guard rounded out the competition at 4195.
MIT returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 12, hosting Coast Guard.