NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships' second, and deciding, women's title

Kirsten Asdal of the United States Naval Academy at the NRA Women's Sport Pistol Championship

Columbus, Georgia - The fourth of the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship's five titles is Women's Sport Pistol.

Shot Wednesday, it was the second and final Women's championship. Here the United States Naval Academy clenched their Women's National Team title while West Point's Heather Deppe earned this year's individual crown.

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Team Aggregate goes to the U.S. Military Academy and Cadet Stephen Bowden of The Citadel wins Individual

2013 Intercollegiate Pistol Team Aggregate champions United States Military Academy
Members of the United States Military Academy's Pistol Team, the 2013 NRA Intercollegiate National Champions.

Columbus, Georgia - After three grueling days of battling back-and-forth with service academy rival Navy, the Black Knights of West Point pulled ahead to capture this year's aggregate to become the National NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Champions of 2013.

The aggregate is comprised of scores from three separate matches; the Free Pistol, Standard Pistol and Open Air Pistol championships. Scoring 2004, 2114 and 2208 respectively, the Army cadets tallied a final total of 6326 pointsout of a possible 7200.

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Revisiting The Citadel's big day as South Carolina's military college comes out on top

A standard pistol on the range at NRA's 2013 Intercollegiate Pistol Championships in Georgia

Columbus, Georgia - Yesterday's Standard Pistol Championship saw The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina, make a strong bid to grab this year's Team Aggregate Championship belt.

By winning Standard Pistol with a score of 2132, The Citadel bested West Point by eighteen points and the Naval Academy by thirty. If they follow up that performance with a similar showing in Open Ait Pistol, there's every chance The Citadel will be known as the NRA's 2013's overall champ.

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Shots and scores from Tuesday's Women's Air Pistol match at the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Women's Air Pistol shooter takes aim at the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Columbus, Georgia - While the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships' final match plays out, here are some photos and the top scores from Tuesday's Women's Air Pistol Championship.

Competitors take a standing, unsupported position and, when ready, fire on target from a one handed stance. The shooters' 4.5 mm caliber air guns have fast lock times, producing hardly any recoil and are vacation free. This means shots have very little affect on the shooters, creating minimal overall movement or balance shifts when they fire.

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Army's Deppe captures second individual championship, locks overall women's individual title

Cadet Heather Deppe of West Point at the NRA Women's Sport Pistol Championship
West Point's Heather Deppe secures Overall Women's title at NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Columbus, Georgia - Competitors returned to the United States Army Marksmanship Unit's 25 meter range yesterday afternoon to take care of some unfinished business. With three of the five NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship titles already decided, it was time address Women's Sport Pistol — the last of the two women's titles.

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Service academies bested in pistol as The Citadel and Ohio State reach the winners circle

Competitors at the NRA Standard Pistol Championship at Fort Benning

Columbus, Georgia - Tired of seeing the Army and Navy's rivalry play out during the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships at Ft. Benning, shooters from The Citadel decided it was time to take matters into their own hands.

The Military College of South Carolina, located just outside Charleston, arrived at the firing line this morning with one mission in mind for the Standard Pistol Championships: win. 2132 points later — mission accomplished.

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Final scores and photos from the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship's first match of the week

Finalist Matthew Pueppke from North Dakota State University at the NRA Free Pistol Championship

Columbus, Georgia - Scores from this morning's Standard Pistol Championship are being finalized while teams run off to grab lunch before the Women's Sport Pistol Championship, but not NRAblog!

While we're waiting to hear who won this morning's match, enjoy some photos from yesterday's Free Pistol Championship.

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West Point strikes back in the NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Heather Deppe from the United States Military Academy wins Women's Air Pistol Championship

Columbus, Georgia - Army Cadets were starting from behind. Watching as their rivals from the Naval Academy laid claim to the first prize of the Intercollegiate Pistol Championship, Army stormed back in the second half to capture team and individual titles in NRA Women's Air Pistol Championships.

Four of the five championships remained unclaimed, but the wins would not come easy. The marksmanship, patience and swagger developed throughout the winter pistol season would be put to the test. Especially in the second overall championship — Women's Air Pistol.

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Navy off to early lead, grabs first title at 2013 NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships

Midshipman Czerta Frank, United States Naval Academy, winner of the NRA Free Pistol Individual Championship

Columbus, Georgia - The NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship's started this morning with a victory by the United States Naval Academy in Free Pistol. Despite being left off the Naval Academy team, it was Midshipman Czerda Frank who ended up the day as our individual championship with a score of 615.2.

The Free Pistol Championship, as the name implies, comes with a few restrictions on the type of pistol used.

The matches are shot with a .22 caliber rimfire pistol. The firearms must have open sights, cannot have grips that come into contact beyond the wrist and feature no limit on barrel length. There are no restriction, however, on sight radius or trigger weight.

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