Blankenship Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Hunter Blankenship
Hunter Blankenship

Freshman Hunter Blankenship has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week presented by First Command as the Bears rifle team set a school record in the Smallbore competition at Army-West Point

Blankenship fired three personal bests in both air rifle and smallbore to lead the Bears this weekend. He posted the team’s top score in the record setting performance.

A trio of freshmen led the record-breaking performance of 2,554 points on Sunday with Blankenship's 571, his second personal best in two days, closely followed by Seth Strayer who posted a personal best of 570. Grayson Wheeler edged out Randall Ford, 562 to 561 to complete the scoring four. Blankenship also placed seventh overall in smallbore.

Coast Guard is back in action on Saturday at TCU.