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IN THE NEWS:

Welcome to the 2017-2018 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 11 active member institutions:

NCAA AFFILIATED NON-NCAA AFFILIATED
John Jay College of Criminal Justice Canisius College
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Johns Hopkins University
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Loyola College in Maryland
  Penn State University
  State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime Academy
  State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh
  Wentworth Institute of Technology
  Yale University

 


 January 2018 Smallbore Shooter of the Month
January  2018 Air Rifle Shooter of the Month

The MAC Smallbore Shooter of the Month is Hunter Blankenship of the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Cadet 4/C Hunter Blankenship opened the month of January with a personal best of 559 in smallbore on the same day he posted a 571 personal best in air rifle. A week later he eclipsed his smallbore best by shooting a 571. For the remainder of the monthís matches he maintained a 567 average.

Hunter came to Coast Guard from Mississippi and is a Management major. While in secondary school he participated in various local and regional matches culminating appearances at the Junior Olympic Championship.

Hunterís quiet and introspective nature has helped him mature as a rifle shooter in a very short time. He is attentive to the small details that help make a big score, makes good use of his training time, and is very coachable.

The MAC Air Rifle Shooter of the Month is Anthony Contreras of the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Cadet 4/C Anthony Contreras shot sporter air rifle for the Branham High School Marine Corps JROTC Team prior to attending the Coast Guard Academy. He has made the transition from the less formal sporter competition to the more complex and technical NCAA style with ease.

In his only his second collegiate competition he shot a personal best of 558 and was a counter. During January Anthony has worked hard at elevating his game. He works hard at his basic physical skills, is unafraid to experiment, and seeks out ways, with teammates and coaches, to take advantage of every opportunity to improve.

As a Government major he attained a near perfect 3.9 grade point average in his first semester at Coast Guard demonstrating that he can handle the books as well as a rifle.

 

 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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