Patriot Rifle Conference

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Patriot Rifle Conference
(PRC)
Established 2013
Association NCAA
Division I
Members 6
Sports fielded Rifle
Headquarters Colorado Springs, Colorado
Commissioner Launi Meili

The Patriot Rifle Conference (PRC) is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rifle-only conference. The PRC was established in 2013 for schools that sponsor rifle teams, but do not have rifle as a sponsored sport in their primary conferences.[1][2]

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Primary Conference
Air Force Colorado Springs, CO 1954 4,413 Falcons Mountain West Conference
Alaska-Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK 1917 11,034 Nanooks Great Northwest Athletic Conference (Div. II)
Nevada Reno, NV 1874 18,227 Wolf Pack Mountain West Conference
Ohio State Columbus, OH 1870 56,867 Buckeyes Big Ten Conference
TCU Fort Worth, TX 1873 9,725 Horned Frogs Big 12 Conference
UTEP El Paso, TX 1914 21,011 Miners Conference USA

Champions[edit]

PRC Champions[edit]

The inaugural PRC Championship was held at Ohio State University on February 8 & 9, 2014.[3] The event is held annually around the first weekend of February, prior to the NCAA Tournament qualifiers.

Year Conference Champion Smallbore Champion Air Rifle Champion
2014 Alaska-Fairbanks[4] Alaska-Fairbanks[5] Alaska-Fairbanks[4]
2015 Alaska-Fairbanks[6] Alaska-Fairbanks[7] TCU[8]
2016 TCU[9] TCU[10] TCU[9]

NCAA Champions[edit]

  • Alaska-Fairbanks (10): 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • TCU (2): 2010, 2012

Source:[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://uafcornerstone.net/alaska-joins-brand-new-patriot-rifle-conference/
  2. ^ http://www.rgj.com/article/20130525/SPORTS06/305250012/Wolf-Pack-rifle-team-join-new-conference
  3. ^ http://www.goairforcefalcons.com/sports/c-rifle/spec-rel/052213aac.html
  4. ^ a b "No. 3 Rifle Captures First Patriot Rifle Conference Title". University of Alaska-Fairbanks Department of Athletics. February 9, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Anderson, Third-Ranked Rifle Wins Smallbore at PRC Championship". University of Alaska-Fairbanks Department of Athletics. February 8, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  6. ^ "No. 2 Alaska Finishes First at Patriot Rifle Conference Championships". University of Alaska-Fairbanks Department of Athletics. February 8, 2015. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Sherry Earns Gold; No. 2 Nanook Rifle Top in Smallbore at PRC Championships". University of Alaska-Fairbanks Department of Athletics. February 7, 2015. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  8. ^ "TCU Wins PRC Air Rifle Title; Finishes Second". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. February 10, 2015. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Rifle Claims PRC Championship". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. February 7, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  10. ^ "TCU Claims Smallbore Championship". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. February 6, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  11. ^ http://www.ncaa.com/history/rifle/nc

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