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Matthew
Martin
Class: So.
Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska
Height: 6-2
Sport: Rifle

Biography

Expected to grow into contributing role with training … coach hopes redshirt season will benefit his training this year … member of the US National Development team … air rifle specialist … has potential to grow into strong smallbore shoot with experience.

At West Virginia in 2011-12
• Redshirted
• Finished 49th in the men’s 10m air rifle at the USA Shooting Olympic Team Air Rifle Trials with a two-day total of 1126 (568, 558)

In High School
• Member of the US National Development Team
• 2010 Junior Olympics 3 position air rifle champion
• Multiple national Junior Olympics qualifier
• 2011 Alaska Junior Olympics State Championships smallbore and air rifle champion
• Third place, junior men’s 10m air rifle J2 category, 2009 Rifle National Junior Olympic Championships
• Competitor at the 2009 Navy Junior ROTC (NJROTC) Service Championship
• Three-time team captain of his NJROTC and 4-H teams
• Shot under his father, Bill Martin, at the Borealis Bullseyes 4H Club

Personal
• Son of Bill and Tina Martin
• Has two brothers and one sister
• Birthday is October 25
• Majoring in industrial engineering
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


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