September 28, 2013

North Georgia Rifle Team Victorious At UNG Invitational

GRIFFIN, Georgia - ( - The Univeristy of North Georgia mixed rifle team was victorious on Saturday at the UNG Invitational as the Nighthawks defeated Georgia Southern University and Georgia Military College in a three-team event.  UNG's Casadie Bragg (582 points) and Ruthanne Connor (579 points) were the top top shooters in the event.

In the team standings, UNG tallied 2,266 points and finsihed a distant 133 ahead of runner-up Georgia Southern's 2,133.  Georgia Military College finished third after recording a team score of 2,110.

Conner's 579 marked a new personal record for the freshman while teammates Cole Lassetter (547), Hyland Braddy (530) and Hannah Peevy (517) also notched new personal marks.

The team returns to action on October 13 with an away match at Columbus State University.