Campus News 2008

For Immediate Release
July 19, 2008

Schreiner sport shooting team takes prizes at USA National

USA Shooting logo Women members of Schreiner University’s sport shooting team recently brought a pile of awards back to the university from the USA Shooting National Championship. Schreiner Shooting Sports Society team members took awards in Women’s Open Trap and Women’s Junior Trap, as well as several team and individual awards.     

In Women’s Open Trap, Caitlin Barney, an incoming Schreiner freshman, took 5th place overall. Rachael Heiden and Kelsey Zauhar, a recent transfer student, took 6th and 8th place respectively, and Tori Burch, also an incoming freshman, took 12th. Barney, Heiden and Burch also placed 3rd, 4th and 6th in Women’s Junior Trap.

Heiden’s shooting earned her both High Junior and High Collegiate honors. Zauhar took 1st place Class A honors, while Burch placed 2nd in Class C.

In team shooting, Barney shot on a three-person team that took first place, and Barney and Zauhar placed second as a two-person team. The two-person team of Heiden and Burch also finished in second place for junior women.

The Schreiner Shooting Sports Society, coached by longtime competitive shooter Bill Thomas, has successfully competed almost from its inception two years ago. For more information about the team, e-mail Thomas at WBThomas@schreiner.edu.

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