Player Profiles



Jean-Pierre                        Lucas
Jean-Pierre
Lucas
Class: So.
Hometown: Speers, Pa.
Height: 5-8
Sport: Rifle

Biography

Had a strong first season … was the most improved shooter last year … almost made NCAA counting team… looking to continue to improve during his sophomore season… gained experience in the summer at the USA Shooting National Championships and the World Cup qualifiers.
 
At West Virginia in 2013-14
• Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Team
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Shot career-high smallbore and aggregate marks at the NCAA Qualifying Match with 588 smallbore and 586 air rifle showings, for a 1174 combined score
• Shot a career-high 590 air rifle score against Alaska-Fairbanks
• Placed third in smallbore with a 587 open relay score and 441.0 final score as a non-counter at the 2014 GARC Championships
• Finished third in air rifle with a final score of 1235.2, and ninth in the men’s 50m 3 positions with a two-day score of 2291 at the 2014 National Junior Olympic Championships
• Shot a three-day total of 1837.3, placing 14th overall at the USA Shooting Winter Air Gun Championships
• Selected for the 2014 Bavarian Airgun Championships junior level shooting
• Finished 10th in the junior men’s division with a two-day total of 1228.2 at the 2014 USA Shooting National Championships
 
At West Virginia in 2012-13
• Joined the Mountaineers in January and sat out with a redshirt
 
In High School
Competed at the National Junior Olympic Championships in 3 positions
• Junior champion, 2007 Williamsport 1,000-yard world open light gun 
• State champion, 2007 Ohio 1,000-yard two gun overall
• Second place, 2007 Virginia 1,000-yard two gun overall 
• Earned highest honors at Charleroi High
• Vice president of the Charleroi Drafting Club
 
Personal
• Son of Pierre and Karen Lucas
• Birthday is April 7
• Has one sister
• Majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
 
PERSONAL BESTS
Air Rifle
590............................................................................. vs. Alaska-Fairbanks, Feb. 6, 2014
 
Smallbore
588............................................................................. at NCAA Qualifier (Murray, Ky.), Feb. 22, 2014
 
CAREER AIR RIFLE
Year                            Matches                                 Avg.                                   High
2014                            11                                            584.36                                590
 
CAREER SMALLBORE
Year                            Matches                                 Avg.                                   High
2014                            11                                            577.90                                588
 

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