Jr. Rifle Team Program

Eric Brenner – (484) 421-9995 Extension 131 or Email:

Practice held on Tuesday and Wednesday Nights

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Latest News:

  • On February 24th and 25th we hosted the NRA JR, 3P and 4P sectionals.
    • Overall, this was a lower turn out then last year, but we still had good competition, and enjoyed the weekend with everyone.
    • Zack Brenner took third in 4P for the weekend,
    • Team Ontelaunee took first place in 4P with team members Zack Brenner, Terry Hersh, Kayla Trinkle, and Matthias Ossi shooting.
    • Team Ontelaunee took first place in 3P with Terry Hersh, Matthias Ossi, Zack Brenner, and Jackson Wall, and
      • A second Ontelaunee team comprised of Kayla Trinkle, Tanner Dixon, Austin Lake, and Owen Hovis took third place.
  • March 8 and 9, 2024, Several current and former members of the Jr Rifle Team are currently also shooting for College teams, and will be shooting in the NCAA finals.
    • This includes Jeanne Haverville, Cecelia Ossi, Emma Rhode, and Griffin Lake.

Junior Rifle Team Reports

Junior Rifle Team Alumni Members – Collegiate Careers

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

    • Ontelaunee R&CG Junior Rifle Team member since 2016 (age 11) and also a member of the USA Shooting Futures Team.
    • Competed for the Emmaus High – PA Freshman through Senior Year.
    • Set the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) 3-position smallbore record in the open and junior categories, with a score of 593.
    • Won the NRA’s National 3-position Metric Match in 2022.
    • Competed at the 2022 Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Match and won the 3-position smallbore championship.
    • The 3-position air rifle Champion at the 2022 CMP Regional Championships.
    • Selected as a Top U-18 for the Junior Olympics.
    • Won the bronze medal in the junior men’s 50-meter rifle, 3-positions event at the 2022 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championships in Cairo, Egypt.
    • Also won the 3-position smallbore U-18 championship at the 2022 Junior Olympic National Championships.
    • Holds career-best scores of 593 in smallbore and 619.4 in air rifle.

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2023-24

University of West Virgina Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team Sept-2020

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2022-23

University of Akron Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team January-2015

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2022-23
      • Sophomore Year: 2023-24
      • Honors & Awards
        • CRCA Air Rifle All-American (Second-Team, 2023)
        • Nebraska school record holder (598, air rifle)
        • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022)
        • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2023)

University of Nebraska Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

        • Joined Team January-2019

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2020-21
      • Sophomore Year: 2021-22
      • Junior Year: 2022-23
      • Senior Year: 2023-24
      • Honors & Awards
        • CRCA Smallbore All-American (Second Team, 2022)
        • CRCA Smallbore All-American (First Team, 2023)
        • CRCA Air Rifle All-American (Second-Team, 2023)
        • CRCA Aggregate All-American (Third-Team, 2023)
        • NCAA Smallbore National Champion (2023)
        • CRCA Scholastic All-American (2021, 2022)

University of Nebraska Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – 2013

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2019-20
      • Sophomore Year: 2020-21
      • Junior Year: 2021-22
      • Senior Year: 2022-23
      • Honors & Awards
        • CRCA All-America Air Rifle Honorable Mention
        • All-GARC Air Rifle First Team
        • All-GARC Combined Honorable Mention
        • CRCA Scholastic All-America Team
        • Academic All-Big 12 At-Large First Team

University of West Virgina Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – May 2016
      • Contributing Member of the Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team that won the:
        • 2017 CMP Regional championship,
        • 2017 Zippy Open Junior Air Rifle Champions,
        • 2018 3P Air Junior Olympic Silver Medal team,
        • 2018 ASSA Small bore junior team champions,
        • 2018 American Legion National Championship Team.
      •  Four-year varsity letter winner in rifle at Southern Lehigh High School:
        • Voted MVP as a junior and senior,
        • Selected as team captain as a senior and;
          • led team to an undefeated regular season and league championship.
        • Won individual gold medal at 2018 district All-Start tournament.

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2018-19
      • Sophomore Year: 2019-20
      • Junior Year: 2020-21
      • Senior Year: 2021-22
      • Honors & Awards:
        • Garnered a career- and season-high score of 584 in the smallbore at the GARC Championships (Feb. 25, 2022)

University of Akron Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – 2014

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2016-17
      • Sophomore Year: 2017-18
      • Junior Year: 2018-19
      • Redshirt Junior Year: 2019-20
      • Redshirt Senior Year: 2020-21
      • Redshirt Senior Year: 2021-22

University of Tennessee Martin Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – 2009

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2014-15

University of Kentucky Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – 2009

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2013-14
      • Sophomore Year: 2014-15
      • Junior Year: 2015-16
      • Senior Year: 2016-17
      • Honors & Awards
        • 2016-17 CRCA Scholastic All-American selection

University of Akron Bio: Click Here

Ontelaunee Jr Rifle Team Member Alumni:

      • Joined Team – 2009

College:

      • Freshman Year: 2013-14
      • Sophomore Year: 2014-15
      • Junior Year: 2015-16
      • Senior Year: 2016-17
      • Honors & Awards
        • honorable mention (smallbore) in 2013-14 and 2014-15 … 2013-14 All-America honorable mention (smallbore)
        • Accepted an invitation to compete in smallbore at the 2015 NCAA Championships … Placed 20th (577) in smallbore at the NCAA Championships

University of Memphis Bio: Click Here