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Welcome to the 2014-2015 Season of the Mid Atlantic Rifle Conference !!

MAC MISSION:  "The MAC shall, through the practice of riflery, promote the highest ethical standards of athletic competition and individual conduct, foster the development of mutual understanding and cooperation among its Member Institutions, and work to develop complete mutual understanding of the sport among all Member Institutions"

The MAC, the largest rifle conference in the nation, currently consists of 14 active member institutions:

NCAA AFFILIATED NON-NCAA AFFILIATED
John Jay College of Criminal Justice Canisius College
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Loyola College in Maryland
University of Sciences Penn State University
VMI (Virginia Military Institute) Penn State ROTC
  State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime Academy
  State University of New York (SUNY)- Plattsburg
  Wentworth Institute of Technology
  Yale University

 


February 2015 Smallbore Shooter of the Month
February 2015 Air Rifle Shooter of the Month
 

The MAC Smallbore Shooter of the Month is Kristen Voss from the Virginia Military Institute

Cadet Voss is a VMI 1st Classmen (Senior) and rifle team walk-on with no prior shooting experience.  On Feb 7th Kristen recorded a 539 at home against Penn State.  Then at the NRA Sectional / NCAA Qualifier match on February 21, she recorded her second highest score, a 546 in smalbore and maintains a 544.83 average.  She also recorded a 572 in Air Rifle in that same match while maintaining an overall average of 567.

Kristen will graduate with a degree in English, Rhetoric and Humanistic studies from VMI and currently holds a 2.97 GPA.  During this difficult course of study, Kristen has completed a number of editorial programs which include cadet publisher for the VMI Alumni Review magazine and an intern writer for the AliveCampus.com website.  She is also a very talented musician and is a member of the VMI Regimental Band, Jazz Band, and Glee Club.

Kristen is a native of St. Louis, MO and continues to be one of the top shooters on the team. She has been instrumental in coaching and training new cadets on the rifle team. Kristen participates in Army ROTC and is a Range Safety Officer in the Corps Marksmanship Program.

 

 

The MAC Air Rifle Shooter of the Month is Nicholas Paisker of the Uniter States Coast Guard Academy.

The MAC Air Rifle Shooter of the Month is Nicholas Paisker of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

During February Nick, a Mechanical Engineering major, recorded Air Rifle scores of 573 and 585 against The Ohio State and the University of Kentucky at the NCAA Qualifier. This performance followed close on the heels of posting a match winning individual score of 575 at the NRA Collegiate Sectionals. Although not an air rifle score, Nick also took home a second gold medal, winning the individual smallbore competition, as he led Coast Guard to team victories in both disciplines.

Nick is multifaceted as he balances the rigorous demands of his major, school physical fitness requirements, military duties and, as rifle team captain, the heavy mantle of team leadership with a cheerful demeanor. While his combined load is heavy, he is on the Dean's List as well as being the top shooter on the USCGA team.

Leading by example, Nick is often first to show at practice. He makes good use of his training time but is never too busy to lend a hand to help his teammates improve their performance on the range, classroom, or barracks.

Nick is a valuable asset to the coaching staff. He insures that the team is well informed of training and travel plans, that cadet travel funds are delivered on time, serves as a go between to strengthen the link between coaches and athletes, advises the coaches on cadet matters that effect the team and training and serves as a sounding board for both athletes and coaches. Nick is an expert at separating the wheat from the chaff and seeing that the wheat gets delivered.

 

 For coaches, team captains and club presidents:

Please send your schedule corrections and updates, as well as completed scores sheets via email to

Dr. Pete Dalidowicz, the MAC Statistical Secretary.

                                                                           

                                                          

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