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Sporting Clays, International Trap, and International Combined Champions Announced in Texas

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ACUI named individual and team champions in Sporting Clays, International Trap, and International Combined events last night at the Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio. 417 individuals competed in Sporting Clays, 435 individuals competed in International Trap; 326 competed both International Skeet and Trap. Winners were:

Sporting Clay results:

Women’s:

1st place: Shea Self, South Texas College (92)

2nd place: Sarah Hughes, Lindenwood University (90)

3rd place: Ashleigh Hafley, Bethel University (89)

Men’s:

1st place: Brandon Koenig, Southeastern Illinois College (95)

2nd place: Matt Hughes, Lindenwood University (94 +7 +6)

3rd place: Print Zutavern, Fort Hays State University (94 +7 +4)

Team, Division I:

1st place: Lindenwood University (Matt Hughes, Brady Simms, Colton Raley, Casey Van Sant, Sarah Hughes; score: 455)

2nd place: Texas A&M University (Thomas Bayer, Tyler Martin, Harvey Summerlin, Marshall Euler, Dean Tumlinson; score: 433)

3rd place: Bethel University (Ashleigh Hafley, Brandon Sellers, Jacob McBride, Clint Hinton, Andrew Sellin; score: 421)

Team, Division II:

1st place: Southeastern Illinois College (Brandon Koenig, Michael Falco, Edgar Tufet, Cory Stamper, Preston Crandell; score: 427)

2nd place: Fort Hays State University (Print Zutavern, Damian Giles, Tye Smith, Bryan Hull, Robert Ring; score: 422)

3rd place: University of Kentucky (Keith Parrott, Cyrus Alexander, William Toole, Robert Rowe, Andrew Grace; score: 419)

Team, Division III:

1st place: Clemson University (Austin Mogy, Zack Wyatt, David Tucker, Hunter Baughman, Austin Rodgers; score: 388)

2nd place: University of Louisiana–Lafayette (Josh Raley, Andrew Gauthier, Dolzie Dupuis, Shawn Dupuis, Thomas Dailey; score: 387)

3rd place: George Mason University (Michael Campbell, Austin Hall, Sean Renfroe, Peter Walton, Raymond Alexander; score: 382)

International Trap:

Women’s:

1st place: Kate Bonn, Portland State University (95 +23)

2nd place: Miranda Wilder, Schreiner University (94 +22)

3rd place: Erin Danhausen, Bethel University (91 +22)

Men’s:

1st place: Elliott Toll, Lindenwood University (100 +22 +14)

2nd place: Mathew Fuqua, Lindenwood University (100 +22 +13)

3rd place: Brad Beckmann, Lindenwood University (98 +23)

Team, Division I:

1st place: Lindenwood University (Casey Wallace, Casey VanSant, Mathew Fuqua; score: 295)

2nd place: Bethel University (Tyler Hickman, Brandon Sellers, Justin Slater; score: 282)

3rd place: Texas A&M University (Thomas Bayer, John Lenderman, Nash Porter; score: 281)

Team, Division II:

1st place: Fort Hays State University (Damian Giles, Bill Leighton, Tye Smith; score: 281)

2nd place: Hillsdale College (Joe Kain, Ian Dupre, Blake Scott; score: 277)

3rd place: University of Missouri (Nicholas Garst, Tyler Schulte, Glenn Carl; score: 276)

Team, Division III:

1st place: George Mason University (Michael Campbell, Austin Hall, Sean Renfroe; score: 280)

2nd place: University of Florida (Alex Rennert, Tyler Froeba, Hunter Daniel; score: 276)

3rd place: Schreiner University (Neal Hodges, Miranda Wilder, Anthony Gaddy; score: 276)

International Combined Events:

Women’s Champion: Brandy Drozd, Texas A&M University (181)

Men’s Champion: Dustin Perry, Lindenwood University (195)

All divisional school winners received endowment money for their Scholastic Shooting Trust account at MidwayUSA Foundation. Both combined event champions are winners of a $500 scholarship provided by Brazos County 4-H Sportsman Club/Texas A&M University.

“Yesterday’s competition events were awesome. The long target competition and the shoot offs for international trap were really exciting; we had two straight 100s going into the men’s finals,” said Jake Dawes, ACUI’s Recreation and Leisure Activities Coordinator. Michelle Smith, director of meetings at ACUI, added, “We are fortunate to have such a great host and partner with the National Shooting Complex who helped keep things running smoothly all day.”

Events in the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships continue today with competition rounds in 5-Stand and American Skeet. Awards for these two events will be presented tonight along with the combined awards for American/International Skeet and Five Stand/Sporting Clays.

ACUI has organized the Collegiate Clay Target Championships for 45 years. For the last 27 years, the event has been held at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. To learn more about ACUI, call 442.ACUI.CT (442.222.8428) or visit their website at http://www.ACUI.org/claytargets.

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