MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Fifth-year Mary Tucker is set to represent the United States at the 2023 Pan American Games in both air rifles and smallbore after a successful trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado for the 2023 Rifle Pan Am Selections Match.
Tucker opened the week taking the top spot in air rifle with a 1276.8 and 117 X’s while finishing in second place in smallbore with a 1183.5 and 61 X’s.
She scored the highest mark in air rifle across both days of competition, posting a 633.6 on day one and a 635.2 the following day. In smallbore, Tucker sat in seventh place with an opening-day score of 585, seven points off the lead, before a final-day score of 594 vaulted her into a second-place finish.
With the results, Tucker has earned a berth on Team USA and will compete in Santiago, Chile at the Pan America Games beginning on Oct. 20.
McGhin competed in both events taking sixth place in air rifle with a 1257.0 and fourth in smallbore with a 1181.0. Brown competed in smallbore, taking seventh place with a 1169.5.