Rifle’s Comeback in Star Match Falls Short by Nine Points
Mids and No. 11 Black Knights to shoot on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.
Mids secured GARC victory 4,596 to 4,585
Mids were snowed out last Saturday versus West Virginia
Jonas leads with 1,160 aggregate
Individual action photos of Navy's 2014-15 team.
JUNIOR (2014-15): Stepped to the line for the Mids in all 14 matches with both guns … had a career-best 582.6 average in air rifle to rank third on the team on the strength of a single-match career-high 590 versus Kentucky on Oct. 25 and five other scores of 584 or better … also posted a 570.3 smallbore average to rank second on the team … had eight matches with smallbore scores in the 570’s, including a season-high 578 versus TCU and John Jay in the NCAA Qualifier.
SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Appeared in all 14 matches for Navy and recorded the team's second-best aggregate average of 1152.3 points ... Also was second on the team with a 571.2 smallbore average and 581.1 air rifle average. ... Against Army in the Star Meet, he posted a career-high score of 582 in smallbore ... Versus West Virginia, the eventually 2014 National Champion, he shot a 581 in smallbore ... Shot a 584 or better in air rifle on four separate occasions, including a career-high 589 score at the University of the Sciences ... Posted a team-high 582 in the air rifle at the season-ending GARC Championship.
Second-team All-MAC Smallbore ... Second-team All-MAC Air Rifle ... MAC All-Rookie Team
Competed in all 12 events in both disciplines ... Shot a 566.6 average in smallbore to rank third on the team ... Posted totals of 570 or better on four occasions, including a career-high 572 versus #1 West Virginia ... Averaged 577.7 in air rifle to rank fourth on squad ... Scored 580 or better in three competitions with a career-high 586 at Army
PRIOR TO NAVY: Gibson placed sixth at the Navy JROTC Shooting Nationals and took seventh at the All Service JROTC Shooting Nationals in 2012 ...
GENERAL: Son of James and Leslie ... lists hunting, boating, fishing and snowboarding has his interest ... father, James, played soccer, baseball and basketball at the Colorado School of Mines.