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About MIT Sport Pistol

Where we shoot: Basement of DuPont Gymnasium: Building W31. Interested in Joining? No prior shooting experience is necessary. All members of the MIT student community are eligible to try out to join the team. Undergraduate members are eligible to compete. Recruitment happens during the beginning of the school year with the Athletic Midway which is held

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MIT Sport Pistol Team

Safety – Excellence – Tradition

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Pistol team featured in MIT’s newspaper The Tech

http://tech.mit.edu/V134/N19/pistol.html Written by team members Jennifer Hsu and Francisco Garcia, and coach Steve Goldstein. Article found in The Tech volume 134 number 19, published on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, starting on page 16 (Sports section): http://tech.mit.edu/V134/PDF/V134-N19.pdf

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Jackie at West Point Away Match

2014 Nationals Results and All-American Awards

Official 2014 NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship Results All-American Awards Congratulations to Jackie Wu, who got Air Pistol Honorable Mention, Sport Pistol First Team, and Standard Pistol Second Team! Congratulations to Jennifer Hsu and Kristine Kim, who both got Sport Pistol Honorable Mention! Official Results on NRA Blog

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2014 Nationals Day 2

Day two is over (finally!).  Today there were three events.  The first was a “fun shoot” – 30 shots of sport rapid for the guys.  I’m not sure how accurately score was kept, and the range officers were rather cavalier about scoring system malfunctions, but MIT will definitely win the award for best costuming if one is given.

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2014 Nationals Day 1

Two events were contested on the first day of competition – Women’s Air Pistol in the morning, and Open Free Pistol in the afternoon.  Our day started in great fashion with Jackie Wu (361), Jennifer Hsu (360), and Kristine Kim (359) combining to take first place in the team event, 9 points ahead of second-place North

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End-of-year banquet team photo

2013-2014 season highlights

Matches: MIT Beat USCGA 6054 to 5950 Open, 2666 to 2653 women’s MIT beat Merchant Marine 5958 to 5638 Open MIT beat Yale 4108 to 3750 (air and standard) MIT sets season record match score at sectionals, with a 6160 open and a 2701 women’s Individual Scores: Nicholas Fine Shoots season air high of 546

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2013 Collegiate National Championships – All-American awards

Now that the Awards Banquet is over we know who got All-American honors and in what events. Christie Chiu ’13 received Second-Team All-American recognition in Air Pistol. Wen Chyan ’13 received Second-Team recognition in Free Pistol, First-Team in Standard Pistol, and Second-Team in Air Pistol. Eddie Ha ’13 received Honorable Mention in Air Pistol. As a final note, our Open

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2013 Collegiate Pistol Championships – Day 3

The shooting is finished.  The air pistol cylinders ammunition are on their way back to MA via UPS, and all the equipment is packed and ready for tomorrow’s return flight.  I’m sitting in the hotel’s breakfast room proctoring three exams.  Maybe just once the Championships will take place during MIT’s spring break.  This certainly puts

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2013 Collegiate Pistol Championships Day 2 update

The second day of competition is finished, but first there’s a small bit of business remaining from yesterday.  Our Ladies’ Air Pistol team ended up in 3rd place with a combined score of 1078, behind Army (1085) and Navy (1084), and Ohio State was not far behind in 4th. This was a very competitive event, and we’re

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2013 Pistol Nationals Update, Day 1

Today saw the first day of competition at the Collegiate National Championships, being held once again on the ranges of the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia.  This year 10 shooters present are representing MIT, with individuals and teams qualifying for every event. The Free Pistol match started at 9am on a sunny but rather cold,

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Pistol Cameo in MIT Gangnam Style Video

Watch for the pistol scene! Credit to team member Eddie Ha ’13.

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MIT Pistol Team Featured in the Boston Globe

A recent Boston Globe video and article highlighted the MIT Pistol Team.

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