Dvorsak, Hammond Successful in Slovenia


By Sara Wells for WVUsports.com
June 20, 2014 02:49 PM
Ziva Dvorsak
 
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University rifle senior Ziva Dvorsak and head coach Jon Hammond shot at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Maribor World Cup this week.
 
The event, held at the Shooting Center Gaj in Maribor, Slovenia, opened on June 14, and concluded today.
 
Shooting in her home country, the Ljubljana native had her highest finish at a World Cup on June 15, placing fifth in the women’s 10m air rifle competition with a 143.8 final score. Dvorsak entered the final in sixth place, shooting 416.8 (104.3, 103.8, 105.7, 103.0) in the open relay.
 
Along with her fifth-place showing, Dvorsak also placed seventh in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions final on June 19 with a 395.4 final score. She entered the final in fourth place, shooting 580 (190 kneeling, 196 prone, 194 standing) in the open relay.
 
Hammond finished 11th in the men’s 50m rifle prone competition on June 17 with an open relay score of 624.3 (103.3, 105.2, 103.2, 105.0, 103.8, 103.8). Shooting for Great Britain, the Aberdeen, Scotland, native also shot in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions, today, and finished 40th overall with a 1155 score (385 kneeling, 393 prone, 377 standing).
 
Current and former Mountaineer shooters will compete next week, June 22-29, at the 2014 USA Shooting Rifle and Pistol National Championships, in Fort Benning, Ga.



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