Player Profiles



Patrick                            Sunderman
Patrick
Sunderman
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Farmington, Minn.
Height: 6-0
Sport: Rifle

Biography

Skill and talent will help him push for a counting position this season … keeps improving, especially in consistency… on the cusp of individually qualifying for NCAAs… gained national experience in the summer of 2014.
 
At West Virginia in 2013-14
• NRA All-America Second Team Smallbore
• NRA All-America Honorable Mention Team Air Rifle
• CRCA All-America Honorable Mention Team
• All-GARC Air Rifle and Combined Score Second Teams
• All-GARC Honorable Mention Smallbore
• Placed third in air rifle (589) against Nebraska
• Finished second in smallbore against Akron with a 583 mark
• Shot a career-high 591 air rifle score against Memphis and Alaska-Fairbanks
• Shot 585 smallbore against Kentucky for second place
• Shot a career-high 587 smallbore at the 2014 GARC Championships
• Tied for the No. 4 team ranking in air rifle with a 587 average; also ranked No. 5 in combined and smallbore scores with averages of 1166 and 579, respectively
• Shot 2270 in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions at the 2014 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships; also shot air rifle with a score of 1214.4
• Placed fifth (1236.9) in the junior men’s 10m air rifle and also shot 1228.4 in the men’s junior 10m rifle prone and men’s junior 50m 3 positions at the 2014 USA Shooting National Championships
 
At West Virginia in 2012-13
• NRA All-America Honorable Mention Smallbore
• All-GARC Honorable Mention Smallbore
• Shot a career-best 589 air rifle in season opener at Army, good enough for fifth place
• Shot a career-best 584 smallbore and finished third against Ole Miss  
• Had a career day against NC State, matching his career-best numbers of 589 air rifle and 584 smallbore, giving him a season-best 1173 aggregate total; he finished tied for second in smallbore
• Shot 571 air rifle and 578 smallbore at the 2013 GARC Championships
• Finished third in the 50m men’s prone (1287.6) and eighth in the 50m men’s 3 positions (2389.3) at the 2012 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships
 
 
In High School
• Three-time rifle state champion
• Three-time Junior Olympic Championships qualifier
• Finished fourth in air rifle at the 2012 Junior Olympic Championships; also finished fifth in smallbore
• Competed in the 2012 Olympic air rifle trials (parts 1 and 2)
• Attended Farmington High
 
Personal
• Son of Mike and Linda Sunderman
• Birthday is August 17
• Has one sister
• Majoring in mechanical engineering
• Member of the WVU National Guard
 
 
PERSONAL BESTS
Air Rifle
591............................................................................. at Memphis, Jan. 25, 2014
……………………………………………………………vs. Alaska-Fairbanks, Feb. 6, 2014
 
Smallbore
587............................................................................. at GARC Championships (Oxford, Miss.), Mar. 1, 2014
 
 
CAREER AIR RIFLE
Year                            Matches                                 Avg.                                   High
2014                            12                                            586.92                                591
2013                            12                                            583.25                                589
 
CAREER SMALLBORE
Year                            Matches                                 Avg.                                   High
2014                            12                                            579.00                                587
2013                            12                                            576.67                                584
 

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