Team awards from SCTP: 1st Trap Doubles, 1st Handicap Trap, 2nd Sporting Clays, 3rd American Trap. Individually: Benji 1st Handicap Trap, Sean 2nd Handicap Trap, Parker 3rd Sporting Clays. Congratulations to everyone involved.
Jacksonville University Sporting Clays, Skeet, and Trap Club has just returned from the 2016 ACUI Nationals in San Antonio. Above is the 16 student squad that represented Jacksonville University. Check out below to see the members that took individual titles!
Marissa Biggie (pictured on the very right) took 3rd place in International Skeet C Class.
Danielle Buttermore took 1st Place in International Skeet B Class!
Erin Felker took 2nd Place in American Skeet C Class
Ron Palazetti (pictured right) took 4th Place in American Trap Open Class after shooting 139 targets straight. He also took 1st place in American Trap A Class.
After dominating in the SCTP National Championships in July, JUSSTC coach and former team captain Mike Esposito was recently featured in an article by the Palm Coast Observer. Check it out by clicking the link below.
The JU Varsity Shooting Team recently took a five-man squad to the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championships and came back with four national titles, in Sporting Clays, Handicap Trap, Trap Doubles and Skeet Doubles.
More than 2,500 high school and collegiate athletes competed in the biggest-yet SCTP Nationals July 13-18 at the World Shooting Complex in Sparta, Ill. JU faced off against Division 1 Association of College Unions International (ACUI) National Champion Lindenwood University, as well as Division 1 ACUI Runner-up National Champion Bethel University and other shooting powerhouses such as Fort Hays State (Kansas), Southeastern Illinois College and the University of Iowa.
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We would like to congratulate the JU Varsity Shooting Team for taking Second Place in the Fall SCTP tournament! We would also like to individually congratulate our athletes on the following:
-Shelby Lopresto on placing 4th in Women's HOA, 1st in Women's Skeet, and 4th in Women's Wobble
-Captain Scott Hensley on placing 3rd in Men's HOA
-Captain Mike Esposito on placing 3rd in Men's Trap
-Nick D'Asto on placing 4th in Men's HOA and 2nd in Men's Skeet
-Benji Felder on placing 5th in Men's Wobble
We would also like to extend a huge thank you to all our parents and alumni who came out and volunteered or cheered on the team. Your support is greatly appreciated!
From left to right: Sean Hensley, Nick D'Asto, Scott Hensley, Benji Felder, and Mike Esposito