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Jean-Pierre Lucas

Jean-Pierre
Lucas


Height: 5-8
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Speers, Pa.
HS/Last School: Charleroi HS

Bio

After joining the team in 2013, has developed into one of the squad’s most consistent shooters as a fifth-year senior, teammates will look to him for leadership inside and outside the range … team captain for second straight season …  six-time All-American … strong, disciplined shooter in both guns … continues to gain experience at U.S. Shooting National Championships and ISSF World Cups.
 
2015-16 (Jr.)
• NRA All-America First Team Smallbore and Honorable Mention Air Rifle
• CRCA All-America Third Team
• All-GARC Second Team Smallbore, Air Rifle and Combined Score
• CRCA All-Academic Team 
• Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Second Team
• Placed second in smallbore at Air Force with 587 score
• Shot 586 smallbore and 595 air rifle to finish second in both disciplines at Mississippi
• Finished second in smallbore vs. Ohio State with a 584 mark
• Shot a career-high 589 smallbore and tied for first in win vs. Alaska-Fairbanks in Morgantown; also matched program kneeling record with 199 mark 
• Finished third in smallbore vs. Akron with a 587 mark; day included a program-record 200 prone mark
• Shot 594 and tied for second place in air rifle vs. Kentucky at WVU Rifle Range  
• Won air rifle at Navy with a career-high 598
• Shot a program-record 200 prone in NCAA Qualifying match at WVU Rifle Range
• Placed third in smallbore (583, 446.3) and fifth in air rifle (593, 140.6) at the 2016 GARC Championships
• Placed eighth in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions at the 2016 USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle/Pistol
 
2014-15 (So.)
• NRA All-America First Team Smallbore and Honorable Mention Air Rifle
• CRCA All-America Third Team
• All-GARC Second Team Smallbore, Second Team Combined Score and Honorable Mention Air Rifle
• CRCA All-Academic Team
• Tied for second place in smallbore with 584 vs. TCU
• Matched prone school record of 200 vs. Memphis
• Placed first in smallbore with a season-high 587 and shot a career-high aggregate score of 1176 (589 air rifle) at Army
• Tied for first place in smallbore and matched his season-high mark of 587 vs. Navy
• Placed first in smallbore and tied his season-high 587 mark vs. Nebraska
• Placed third in smallbore with 578 at Alaska-Fairbanks
• Placed sixth in smallbore with 582 at the GARC Championships
• Matched a career-high 592 air rifle score and placed fourth overall at GARC Championships
• Placed 11th overall at the USA Shooting Winter Air Gun Championships with 1858.3 score
• Shot at the 2015 USA Shooting Rifle January Selection
• Placed eighth overall at the 2015 USA Shooting Spring Selection
• Shot at the ISSF Changwon World Cup Korea
• High collegiate finisher in the men’s 10m air rifle at the 2015 USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle/Pistol, shooting 1244.6; also finished 18th (2305) in the men’s 50m 3 positions
 
2013-14 (R-Fr.)
• 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
 
2012-13 (Fr.)
• 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
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Stats

Career Air Rifle
Year Matches Avg. High
2013-14 11 585 590
2014-15 14 589 592
2015-16 14 589.8 598
Career Smallbore
Year Matches Avg. High
2013-14 11 578 588
2014-15 14 581 587
2015-16 14 583.6 589
Career Highs
Air Rifle 598
at Navy (2/11/16)
Smallbore 589 vs. Alaska-Fairbanks (1/12/16)


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Tuesday, September 15 2015