REBECCA BRAUN CHAMPLIN

2013 - MARKSMANSHIP
 
West Virginia University / WV Northern Community College
Washington High School
• Member of the Frazier Simplex team that won the NRA National Four Position Girls Championship
• Joined the Washington High School team in 1970 and became a varsity starter and 4 year letter winner
• Set a WPIAL and PIAA record in 1974 by firing all perfect target scores
• PA state girls champion in 1972, 1973 and 1974 in standard rifle 3 position

West Virginia University
• Member of the rifle team that won NCAA championships from 1974 to 1976
• Won individual and team gold medals in Mexico City as a member of the Army Reserve in 1976

1978 – Took 5th place in the World Shooting Championships in Seoul, South Korea also winning a team gold medal while setting a world record with the women’s standard rifle team

1979 – Returned to Seoul and won an individual bronze medal in the 10 meter air rifle and was a member of the gold medal winning air rifle team

1980 – Qualified for the Olympics at the US Shooting Championships becoming the first woman from Pennsylvania to make the US Olympic shooting team. Didn’t participate because of the United States boycott

1981 – Won an individual silver medal in women’s air rifle and 2 gold medals as a member of the women’s air rifle and standard rifle teams in Rio de Janero, Brazil

1982 – Member of the silver medal winning standard rifle team in Caracas, Venezuela

• Shot in more than 100 rifle and air rifle matches over 14 years of competition with junior and US shooting teams
• Retired from shooting in 1983

 

 

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