No. 5 Army falls to No. 6 Air Force, 5,849-5,832

November 12th, 2020 | Army and Community Sports, Sports

The No. 5 Army West Point rifle team fell to No. 6 Air Force in a “Silver Star” match, 5,849-5,832, Saturday at the Tronsrue Marksmanship Center. The match used the service academy scoring system, which counts the top five scores of eight selected scorers. Using the NCAA scoring system, Air Force would have claimed the match by a score of 4,694-4,679. Junior Lauren McMahan (at right) matched the program’s record with a score of 597, a mark that she had already shot once before. The Sarasota, Fla., native finished with the second highest aggregate total of the day with a total mark of 1,175. “This was just another training experience to learn from. I know we still have a lot in us and I’m excited to see our progress throughout the season,” McMahan said.