Pistol Championships begin Monday at Fort Benning

The National Rifle Association's Intercollegiate Pistol Championships begins Monday at Fort Benning and will run through March 14.

Pistol team members from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be defending the NRA national championship title, which they won in last year’s team competition held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

In addition to MIT, the other team qualifiers are the United States Naval Academy, the United States Military Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, The Citadel, Ohio State University, Texas A&M University, Missouri State University, University of Utah, University of Texas-Austin, and North Georgia College and State University.