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Michael Anti Announced as Head Navy Rifle Coach

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:09:00 EDT

Michael Anti, a decorated four-time Olympic competitor, was announced on Tuesday as the new head rifle coach at the United States Naval Academy by the Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk. Anti comes to Annapolis after eight successful years as an assistant coach at the Air Force Academy and over 30 total years of experience with shooting, competing and coaching rifle.

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Bill Kelley Retires from Navy Rifle Program After 18 Years as Head Coach

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 17:04:00 EDT

Bill Kelley announced on Tuesday his retirement as head coach of the rifle team at the United States Naval Academy after 18 years at the helm of the highly-competitive program. The 2004 Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association National Coach of the Year, Kelley transformed the Mids into a perennial NCAA Championship contender as the team competed on the national stage 12 different times during his time in charge of the Midshipmen.

Four Mids Named CRCA Scholastic All-Americans

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:26:00 EDT

The Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association recently announced its 2016-17 postseason awards and in the national press release four Navy rifle student-athletes were recognized for their prowess in the classroom. For achieving at least a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester, the quartet of Brandon Pippin, Thomas Sarant, Joshua Watson and Kestrel Kuhne were honored.

Navy Shoots a 2326 on Final Day of GARC Championship

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 23:41:00 EDT

The Navy rifle team completed the two-day Great American Rifle Conference Championship on Saturday with a 2326-point effort in air rifle. Combined with the program's 2295 points on Friday during smallbore, it placed ninth overall with 4621 points. Amongst a tightly-grouped field of nationally-ranked teams shooting at Akron's Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Fieldhouse, the Mids finished within nine points of sixth place.

Navy Finishes Day 1 of GARC Championship with 2295 Points

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:29:00 EDT

The Navy rifle team opened the Great American Rifle Conference Championship on Friday with a solid showing in smallbore that has the team right in the thick of the nine-team field. Shooting at Akron’s Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Fieldhouse, the Mids received three of the top 19 individual scores on their way to a cumulative amount of 2295 points. Navy currently sits seventh overall, but more importantly just 11 points out of third place and 16 out of second with the air rifle competition ahead on Saturday.

Jonas Repeats All-GARC Recognition

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:39:00 EDT

Thursday evening at the awards banquet prior to competition at the Great American Rifle Conference Championship, the conference announced its all-league honorees. For the second straight season, Daniel Jonas (Sr., Allentown, N.J.) earned recognition as he was named to the All-GARC Second Team in smallbore.

Rifle to Wrap Up 2016-17 Campaign at GARC Championship

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:22:00 EDT

Live Targets | The No. 15 Navy rifle team will conclude its 2016-17 season this weekend with two days of action at the Great American Rifle Conference Championship. Starting Friday morning and running through Saturday afternoon, the Mids will shoot at Akron’s Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House against a highly skilled national field with nine of the NCAA’s top 16 teams. The first relay with Midshipmen competing in it is at 10:15 a.m. on Friday for smallbore. On Saturday, the competition moves onto the air rifle discipline.