Skyhawk Rifle | Alex Tamboli
2016-17: Set a new career-high in air rifle twice with two 572 scores, the first coming at the UTM Open and the other at the NCAA Qualifier…Tied a career-high in smallbore with a mark of 568 at the NCAA Qualifier…Named to the 2016-17 Scholastic All-American Team.
2015-16:Set a new career-high in smallbore at the Withrow Invitational held at Murray State on Jan. 24 with a score of 568...Over the final four matches, fired smallbore scores over 560…Established a new career-high for the second consecutive season in the season finale, with a 569 at the NCAA Qualifier hosted by Murray State on Feb. 21.
2014-15: Saved his best shooting for the end of the season, posting season-highs in both air rifle and smallbore at the NCAA Qualifiers hosted by Murray State…Fired a score of 568 in air rifle then posted a 545 in smallbore…Was named to the CRCA All-Academic Team.
BEFORE UTM: Competed for the South Panola High School Air Force JROTC where he was a member of the 2014 Air Force National Champion Shooter team...Trained at a civilian marksmenship program where current teammate Dacotah Faught was an instructor...Is the first person from the South Panola rifle team to attended college for rifle.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 24, 1995...Son of Robert and Susan Tamboli...Has one older brother, Eric...Majoring in wildlife biology.