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Petra
Zublasing
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Appiano, Italy
Height: 5-3
Sport: Rifle

Biography

One of the top female shooters in the world … the unquestioned Mountaineer leader … teammates will benefit from her 2012 London Olympic experience … 2012 NCAA air rifle champion … finished second overall in air rifle at the 2011 NCAA National Championships … coach says she still has goals to accomplish at WVU … her leadership will be felt within team for years to come … experience with Italian national team give her an edge in the range.

At West Virginia in 2011-12
• NCAA air rifle champion; WVU’s 16th individual national champion
• NRA All-America First Team Air Rifle and Smallbore
• GARC Shooter of the Year
• GARC air rifle and combined score champion
• All-GARC First Team Air Rifle, Smallbore and Combined Score
• Named to the Capital One Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Second Team
• Named to the Capital One District 2 Academic All-District At-Large Women’s Team
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Placed 12th in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (581) and 12th in the women’s 10m air rifle (396) at the 2012 London Summer Olympics
• Opened the season with an air rifle win (597) against Air Force at the NU Rifle Range; also finished first overall with a combined score of 1177
• Victorious at Nebraska, winning air rifle (596) and smallbore (587) and finishing first overall (1183)
• Shot a school-record 600 in air rifle in win over Army; she is believed to be the first female collegiate shooter to attain the score, which is comparable to a world record
• Also shot a winning smallbore score of 586 against Army and finished first overall with a combined total of 1186
• Finished first against Memphis with an aggregate score of 1188; also finished first in air rifle (597) and smallbore (591)
• Shot an NCAA- and school-record 593 smallbore in win over Murray State; also won air rifle with a score of 596 and finished first overall with a combined score of 1189
• Won air rifle (598) and smallbore (592) against Ole Miss; winning combined score of 1192 was a season high
• Won both guns and finished first overall against Akron with a 1186 score; shot 597 air rifle and 589 smallbore
• Combined score of 1180 was good enough for first at Ohio State; also won air rifle (592) and smallbore (588)
• Placed third at TCU with a combined score of 1178; also finished second in air rifle (594) and third in smallbore (584)
• Finished first against VMI with a 1181 aggregate total; also won air rifle (596) and smallbore (585)
• Secured her first career conference title with a 702.7 (598, 104.7) combined air rifle score at the GARC Championships; she also finished first overall with a 1178 aggregate score and third in smallbore with a 682.1 total after shooting a final’s-best 102.1 score (580, 102.1)
• Shot a 692.2 combined score (593, 103.2) and won the 2012 NCAA air rifle title; also finished a team-best sixth in smallbore with a 686.7 total (586, 100.7)
• Paced the team with a 596.2 air rifle and 586.8 smallbore season averages; also ranked No. 1 with a 1182.8 aggregate season average
• Won the women’s 10m air rifle (399, 103.42) at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China
• Finished fourth in the women’s 10m air rifle (397, 102.6) at the 2011 ISSF World Cup Final
• Won the women’s visitor 10m air rifle competition at the USA Shooting Olympic Team Air Rifle Trials with a two-day total of 700 (399, 400)
• Finished 18th in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (580) at the Munich ISSF World Cup

At West Virginia in 2010-11
• NRA All-America First Team Air Rifle
• Finished second in air rifle behind teammate Nicco Campriani at the 2011 NCAA Championships; scored helped Mountaineers win air rifle national championship
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Strong in Mountaineer debut, finishing first overall against Akron with an aggregate score of 1183; also shot 586 smallbore and a personal-best 597 air rifle for a discipline sweep
• Placed second against Alaska-Fairbanks with a combined score of 1174; also finished second in air rifle (592) and third in smallbore (582)
• Shot 594 and finished third in air rifle at Kentucky
• Finished second overall against Columbus State in Lexington, Ky., with a season-best score of 1184; also finished second in both guns, shooting a personal-best 588 smallbore and 596 in air rifle
• Shot 582 smallbore and finished second overall against Nebraska in an NCAA qualifying match
• Shot a two-day total of 1175 and finished second overall at the 2011 GARC Championships
• Placed second in air rifle with a score of 697.6 (594, 103.6) and fourth in smallbore with a score of 680.0 (581, 99) at GARCs; earned smallbore placement following a one-shot shoot-off victory, 9.9-7.8, over Kentucky’s Heather Greathouse
• Earned second place in air rifle at NCAAs with 698.1 final score; shot 593 in open relay and 105.1 in the finals, the best score of the eight-man field
• Just missed qualifying for the smallbore finals at NCAAs, shooting 582 in the open relay but losing a five-shot shootout with three other shooters; relay score was good enough for ninth place
• Finished as the top collegiate shooter each day at the 2010 USA Shooting Winter Air Gun Championships, shooting successive scores of 393, 400 and 398 in the women’s 10m air rifle
• Won the Bronze medal in the women’s 10m air rifle and earned an Olympic quota as the ISSF Fort Benning World Cup; also finished 12th in the women’s 50m rifle 3 position
• Finished 10th in the women’s 10m air rifle and 12th in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions at the ISSF Munich World Cup
• Sat out the fall season in compliance with transfer rules

With Italian National Team from 2004-10
• Competed in women’s air rifle and 50m women’s 3 positions at the 2010 Munich ISSF World Championships
• Finished seventh in air rifle at the 2010 Fort Benning World Cup
• Second in air rifle at the 2009 Milan World Cup; finish qualified her for the 2009 World Cup Final, China
• Won the junior women’s air rifle title at the 2009 European Championships, Prague
• Finished seventh in air rifle at the 2009 Wuxi World Cup.

Personal
• Daughter of Franz Zublasing and Adelheid Schroffenegger
• Birthday is June 30
• Has two sisters
• Attended the University of Innsbruck for two years prior to joining the Mountaineers
• Majoring in civil engineering
• President’s List
• Dean’s List
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

PERSONAL BESTS
Air Rifle

600 vs. Army, Oct. 22, 2011

Smallbore
593 vs. Murray State, Oct. 30, 2011

CAREER AIR RIFLE
Year	Matches	Avg.	High
2011	7	593.86	597
2012	12	596.2	600
CAREER SMALLBORE
Year	Matches	Avg.	High
2011	7	583	588
2012	12	586.8	593

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