Team scores 2,348 points in air rifle; Kuhne competes in individual final
Enger (585) and Watson (582) qualify and compete in individual finals
Kuhne leads Mids with 1,174 aggregate score
Knollinger and Kuhne tie for top honors on Navy with 1,161 aggregates
Mids record highest aggregate total since 2005; Black Knights highest since 2008
PRIOR TO NAVY: Competed with the Walla Walla JROTC rifle team all four years of high school … attended the Junior Olympics for air rifle from 2014 through 2017; also competed in the smallbore competition at the 2017 Junior Olympics … Came in eighth at 2016 National JO Air Rifle competition … Earned 2016 ELEY High School All-American Air Rifle status (one of 10 nationally) … 2015 JROTC Precision Air Rifle Individual Champion at the National Championship and led Walla Walla to the Overall Army Precision team title … Walla Walla JROTC repeated as national champs in 2016 … Served as team captain for senior season.
PERSONAL: Son of Mike and Debra … mother Debra (nee) Sinclair shot for the United States in the 1992 Summer Olympics and finished in 11th place in Women’s 10-meter Air Rifle event; she shot collegiately at the University of Alaska … born in Ketchikan, Alaska now calls Walla Walla, Wash. home … participated in National Honor Society at WWHS … teammate on the Walla Walla JROTC rifle with Army’s Madeline Erikson ’20 and Nathan Brewer ‘19, and Nevada’s Sarah Jameson ‘18