Richard Calvin
Richard Calvin


Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:



  • Three-Time NCAA Participant (2011, 2012 and 2013)
  • NRA First Team All-American in Air Rifle (2013)
  • Second Team All-GARC in Air Rifle (2013)
  • Second Team All-GARC in Air Rifle & HM in Aggregate (2012)
  • Seventh in Air Rifle at 2013 GARC Championships
  • Ninth in Air Rifle at 2012 GARC Championships
  • Eighth in First Qualifying Round at 2012 Olympic Trials
  • Third in Men's 10m Air Rifle at 2012 Nat'l Junior Championships
  • Set Army Tronsrue Record in Air Rifle (595)
  • Two-time CRCA Academic All-American (2012, 2013)
  • 2012-13: Recorded Army's top individual finishes at the NCAA tournament, placing 10th in smallbore and 15th in air rifle ... closed out year earning first team NRA All-America honors in air rifle ... second straight year has been Army's leader in that category ... fired team-high 593 (two off career mark) in runner-up finish against Kentucky team that went on to finish runner-up at the NCAAs ... posted a 592 in triangular split with Jacksonville State and Ole Miss ... scored in the 590 range in eight meets and just missed two other occasions ... set the pace with a 592 as member of Army's record-tying air rifle unit that fired a 2357 on Jan. 27 ... led Army at the GARC Championships in air rifle for third straight year ... recorded a 590 in the open relay scoring to advance to the individual finals (top eight) where he fired a 100.8 for a combined mark of 690.8 ... earned medalist honors five times ... season-high 578 (just two off personal best) recorded twice in smallbore ... posted that score against Ohio State and Navy, tying for runner-up honors in the latter ... finished 13th in the combined scoring at the GARC Championships with a 576 SB and 590 AR for an 1166 among field of 61 shooters.

    2011-12: Army's top competitor in air rifle ... recorded team and career-high 595 earning medalist honors ushering in winter portion of schedule against GARC rival Kentucky ... score set an Army Tronsrue Marksmanship Center record, breaking former mark of 594 held by eight-time Army All-American Chris Abalo ... posting is one point shy of Tronsrue record 596 set by TCU's NCAA champion Sarah Scherer in the fall ... earned medalist honors four times and shared it another in air rifle ... just missed qualifying for the individuals finals (top eight) by a point at both the GARC Championships and the NCAAs after firing a 590 and 589 in the open relay scoring, respectively ... recorded scores in the 590 range five times ... opened and closed dual season with medalist honors against Memphis (585) in the fall, and USP and SUNY Maritime (591) at the NCAA Qualifier closing out the winter slate ... in between were medalist honors against Kentucky and Ohio State and shared it as Army defended its President's Trophy Match title ... has had a hand in six first-place finishes ... tied career-high 580 smallbore mark in third-place finish at President's match ... highest finish of runner-up honors in smallbore recorded in road win over Ohio State tying for that honor with a 579 ... finished eighth in the first qualifying round of the Olympic Trials in the Men's 10m Air Rifle Open Class and second in the collegiate division in December... fired a 593 the final day to earn one of the top eight shots to the shoot off ... posted a 102.8 to place fifth ... recorded a 1280.8 overall aggregate (585-593-102.8) and an 1178 in the collegiate competition ... earned the bronze at the Men's 10m Air Rifle final at the 2012 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships ... headed into the final in fifth place with an 1172 (588, 584) ... fired the highest final of 102.5 to jump two places to win the bronze by 5.4 points.

    2010-11: One of two freshmen to compete at the NCAA Championships ... turned in Army's second-highest air rifle mark (581) in first appearance ... team's top shooter in that event at the GARC Championships, finishing fourth individually ... fired a career-high 589 to place sixth in the open relay scoring to qualify for the individual finals after leading Army to third place in the team scoring ... recorded the highest score of 103.8 in the shoot-off to jump two places and finish fourth in the individual finals ... 589 tied for the third-highest score posted by a Black Knight during the season ... placed 19th in the combined scoring (1154) among 57 competitors at the GARC Championships ... previous high of 588 earned a share of medalist honors in win over Navy ... highest mark in first half of the season in air rifle was a 581 against No. 1 West Virginia ... worked way into Army's scoring unit in smallbore latter half of season ... posted the Black Knights' second-highest score (578) in that discipline in NCAA Qualifier against USP ... recorded Army's top score and season best 580 against Ohio State competing individually.

    Prior to West Point: Two-time Tennessee all-state shooter and four-year member of the JROTC rifle team at Siegel H.S. ... won precision class title with 1282 aggregate ... set JROTC national mark (594), along with tying the 20-shot kneeling record (200), leading Siegel to the national title (4633) senior year ... team set JROTC national aggregate first day mark of 2321 ... earned a plethora of honors to include being crowned the Junior Olympic state (Tennessee) champion in air rifle ... NRA Sectionals state champion in air rifle and runner-up in smallbore ... served twice as team captain ... JROTC Battalion Commander.

    Personal: Given name is Richard Louis Calvin ... parents are Rich and Janet Calvin ... paternal grandfather, Louis Calvin, served in the Marine Corps ... majoring in Nuclear Engineering.

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