No. 5 Ole Miss tops Jacksonville State
Stankey fires 589 in air rifle to help lead Rebels to victory
MURRAY, Ky. -- Ole Miss won its second consecutive match on Saturday, knocking off Jacksonville State by a score of 4,653-4,634 at the Pat Spurgin Rifle Range. The Rebels continued their successful fall campaign, finishing just one point shy of the school record in total team aggregate score.
Ole Miss matched its aggregate score school record in the air, besting the Gamecocks 2,351-2,327 in the neutral site match hosted by Murray State. Matching scores of 589 by senior Keely Stankey, sophomore Melissa Quartarone and sophomore Alivia Yeager gave the Rebels the top three individual finishes in the air.
Junior Kim Coffey fired a 584 for sixth place and sophomore Abbey Stanec shot a 580 to cement the Rebel victory.
In the smallbore, the Rebels dropped a close match, falling 2,307-2,302. Quartarone finished third, firing a 575 to lead the Rebels. Stankey shot 576, Coffey fired 575 and Stanec tallied 574 for fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively.
Sophomore MaryAnn Banks completed the scoring for the Rebels, shooting 566 for tenth.
“I am very proud of the team,” Ole Miss head coach Valerie Boothe said. “It’s only a matter of time before we have a new school record. Now we have to prepare for West Virginia.”