Skyhawk Rifle | Joe Martin
2016-17: Named an Honorable Mention Smallbore All-American after another impressive season for Skyhawk Rifle…Was the top overall participant at North Georgia on Nov. 6 by posting a 579 in smallbore and 583 in air rifle…Posted a new career high of 584 in smallbore at the Withrow Open at Murray State…Season-high of 586 in air rifle came at the Ole Miss Invitational on Oct. 9…Garnered All OVC First Team smallbore honors…Earned a spot on the 2016-17 Scholastic All-American Team.
2015-16:Continued to impress during his Skyhawk career, earning All-OVC second team air rifle honors for his 583 score…Established a new air rifle career-high at the NCAA Qualifiers held at Murray State on Feb. 21 with a 588 score…Scored over 580 points in air rifle in four of the last five matches of the season…Fired a season-high 581 in smallbore at the Withrow Invitational at Murray State on Jan. 24.
2014-15: Had an impressive debut season by earning All-Newcomer in air rifle honors…Firesed a season-best 583 in the gun at the Withrow Open hosted by Murray State on Jan. 25…Posted a season-high 577 in smallbore on two occasions, season-opener at Ole Miss Invitational on Sept. 27 and against Columbus State on Nov. 8…Was named to the CRCA All-Academic Team.
BEFORE UTM: Competed for the Forks Juniors from the Forks Rifle Club where he had an impressive career...A three-time Junior Olympic qualifier from North Dakota and won the prone competition at the National Junior Olympics his senior season...Is a 13-time North Dakota State Champion for conventional, international and outdoor championship competitions.
PERSONAL: Born on July 17, 1995...Son of Steve and Barb Martin...Has one older sister, Becky...Majoring in mechanical engineering.