Varsity Shooting Team Emerges as a National Powerhouse
Seven seasons, 10 national event championships, several Olympic hopefuls, two individual National HOA Champions, too many Gold medals to list and hundreds of students excelling at teamwork and mentorship while learning the theory and academics of wing and clays shooting.
JU’s Varsity Shooting Team is now seen as a major force nationwide, holding its own and more against top universities. It is emerging as a key attraction for numerous new high-performing students interested in the country’s fastest-growing sport: recreational shooting, now a $23 billion industry with more than 48 million participants.
See the entire article at WAVE Magazine.
Varsity Shooting Team up to 8 National Titles
Varsity Shooting brings national titles to eight with another strong performance at SCTP National Championships
The Varsity Shooting Team took a six-man squad to the recent Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championships (www.shootsctp.org), grabbing HOA (High Overall) National titles in Handicap Trap and Trap Doubles, as well as Runner-Up in Sporting Clays, Third in Trap and Fourth in Skeet.
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SCTP Nationals 2016
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.
ACUI Nationals 2016
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.
JU's Mike Esposito featured in recent article
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.