Kirsten Weiss

USA

Discipline

3-pos and Prone Smallbore competitions

Ammunition

Lapua .22 LR ammunition

Competition highlights

Kirsten is from Pennsylvania and was a three-time All-American in smallbore and led the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. Weiss was named an NRA Second-Team All-American after finishing sixth place in smallbore at the NCAA Championships. She was also named to the CRCA All-Collegiate Team twice.

2012

NRA National Smallbore Championships – Silver Medal

U.S. Olympic Trials – 8th place overall

2011

Champion of Champions Match/Fall Selections 2nd Place Silver Medal

National Championships Top 8 

Spring Selections Top 8

Rocky Mountain Games Top 8

Rocky Mountain Games Prone Super Final

2010

Champion of Champions Match/Fall Selections top 4

Spring Selections Top 5

2008

NRA Second-Team All-American, Smallbore

CRCA Second-Team All-Collegiate, Smallbore

2007

CRCA Second-Team All-Collegiate, Smallbore

NRA First-Team All-American, Smallbore

First-Team NRA All-Collegiate, Smallbore

First-Team All-GARC, Smallbore

Second-Team All-GARC, Combined

Honorable-Mention All-GARC, Air Rifle

2006

ISSF World Championships Shooting Team

Junior Prone National Champion

Second place in junior smallbore, third place in open prone at nationals

NRA Second-Team All-American, Smallbore

Second-Team GARC All-Conference, Smallbore

Junior Olympic National Runner-Up, Smallbore

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USA Shooting National Development Team (2005-2007)

Four-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)

Four-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Off the range, Weiss excelled in the classroom, capturing spots on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters. She finished her Husker career with eight spots on the league academic honor roll.

Before Nebraska

Weiss competed as a junior shooter for Coach Erin Gestl at Palmyra Sportsmen. She took second place in the Junior Sharpshooter competition at Camp Perry, Ohio, in 2003, falling just one point short of championship wares. Weiss took first place at National Guard competitions in Pennsylvania and Arkansas in 2004, and won an individual gold medal in the outdoor three-position smallbore at the 2004 International Junior match in Bisley, England. Her team also claimed a gold medal in smallbore and a bronze medal in air rifle in the same match.


 

Kirsten Weiss