Player Profiles

Chance                             Cover
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Ardmore, Okla.
Height: 6-4
Sport: Rifle


Experienced sporter shooter in air rifle … improved exponentially in both guns as a junior … consistency of shooting in the WVU Rifle Range is paying off … posted personal bests in smallbore and air rifle in 2012-13 … expected to help lead the team this year … familiar with program after competing for WVU Rifle Club … pushes his teammates in the range.

At West Virginia in 2012-13
• Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Team
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Finished fourth in air rifle against Navy with a career-best 588
• Shot a career-best 575 smallbore and 1159 aggregate score at NCAA Qualifier Match in Columbus, Ohio
• Finished first in the class A men’s 50m rifle prone (1231.0) and the class A men’s 50m rifle 3 positions (2284) at the 2013 USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle and Pistol; also shot 1201.9 in the men’s 10m air rifle

At West Virginia in 2011-12
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Stellar in win over Army, shooting personal-best scores of 581 air rifle and 569 smallbore with a personal-best aggregate total of 1150
• Followed up performance at Army with a 580 air rifle score against Murray State
• Shot 580 air rifle, one shot short of his personal-best mark, and 561 smallbore at the GARC Championships
• Finished 22nd in the men’s 50m 3 positions at the 2012 USA Shooting National Championships with a two-day score of 2270 (1132, 1138); also shot men’s air rifle with an aggregate score of 1146 (577, 569) and shot a three-day total of 1759 (581, 587, 591) in the men’s 50m prone

At West Virginia (prior to joining team)
• Two-year member of the WVU Rifle Club (2009-11)
• Member of air rifle team that finished third at the 2011 NRA Intercollegiate NRA Club Championships
• Fourth place in air rifle at the 2011 NRA Intercollegiate NRA Club Championships

In High School
• 2009 Camp Perry Open Sporter Class individual and team champion
• Two-time MVP and team captain at Western Reserve Academy
• Also lettered in soccer and baseball

• Son of Wallis and Lisa Cover
• Has one sister
• Birthday is February 23
• Majoring in computer science/computer engineering
• Member of Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society
• Dean’s List
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Air Rifle
588	vs. Navy, Oct. 27, 2012

575	at NCAA Qualifier (Columbus, Ohio), Feb. 17, 2013
Year	Matches	Avg.	High
2013	12	583.0	588
2012	13	574.2	581

Year	Matches	Avg.	High
2013	12	568.42	575
2012	13	563.9	569

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