Shotgun Sports Wins National Team Title; Claims for seven individual crowns

Shotgun won the Division I high overall team title and the Lions won seven individual crowns at the National Collegiate Shooting Sports Association (NCSSAA) National Championships March 13-19 at the Clark County Shooting Range in Las Vegas. The competition featured 100 targets each in Super Sporting, American

Tristan Stubbs-HOA Champion

Trap, trap pairs, sports clays, American skeet and skeet pairs. Lindenwood hit 1,434 targets to finish 13 ahead of second-place Georgia Southern.

In the Super Sporting race, Grace Corselli took second place in women’s shooting with a score of 82/100. Tristan Stubbs came second in men with 91/100 on a challenging course. Stubbs (91), Ethan Mathias (86), Reece Sparks (86), Matthew Blankenship (85) and Clayton McGee (84) combined for a 432/500 to tie Georgia Southern in the team event. No shootouts were held, so the Lions shared the Super Sporting team championship with the Eagles.

Corselli shot 94/100 to take second in the US women’s doubles. Jacob Diller, Ryan Kramer, and Blankenship tied for 97 to enter a shootout to determine the champion. Diller ended up winning with Kraemer taking second and Blankenship third. Blankenship (97), Diller (97), Kramer (97), Ryan Loveless (96) and McGee (96) combined to shoot 483/500 to win the team title, finishing 14 shots ahead of second-place Georgia Southern.

In American Doubles Skeet, Corselli scored 97/100 to move in to tie University of Alabama’s Emmy Zerby. Corselli ended up winning the women’s individual title after shooting six targets. In the team competition Corselli (97), Sparks (96), Sam White (96), Loveless (95) and McGee (95) combined for 479/500 to beat the Crimson Tide by one goal in the team event.

Klayton McGee-Men's HOA Second
Clayton McGee-HOA 2nd

Connor Vohs, Wyatt Quickand Christian Jakowski all tied for a perfect 100 in American Skeet to enter the shootout. Jackowski missed early to secure third, leaving Vohs and Quick to battle for the title. The two were even for the next five pairs, but Quick missed his sixth pair, leaving the door open for Vohs. Vohs hit her pair to secure the individual title, shooting 14 straight targets. In the team event, Jakowski (100), Quick (100), Vogh (100), Stubbs (99) and McGee (99) combined for a 498/500 to take first in the team event, finishing six shots ahead of Georgia Southern in second.

in an american trap Jolene Dawson tied with Alabama’s Zerby with a perfect 100 points. The upcoming shootout lasted six targets, with Dawson coming out on top for the women’s individual title after Zerby lost a pair of targets. Two Lady Lions tied the third and entered the shootout. Bailey Luders and Chloe Anderson matched each other while Anderson missed her 12th launch target, giving Bailey third place. In the men’s division, Diller and Mcgee tied the Crimson Tide’s JT Osborne with a perfect 100 points. McGee missed in the opening shootout to secure third place. Osborne and Diller battled for several rounds before Osborne dropped his 27th bird, giving Diller a chance to secure the title with one more shot. Diller did just that to win the men’s title.
In the Team American Trap competition, Dawson (100), Diller (100), McGee (100), Anderson (99), Brad Phillips (99), Lueders (99), Stubbs (99), Blankenship (99) and Loveless (99) combined for 498/500 to lead Alabama by just two targets.

Jolene Dawson-1st Place Individual Trap Women
Jolene Dawson

In Sporting Clays, Corselli tied Georgia Southern’s Cheyenne Anderson for first place in the women’s division. The two were side by side for the first 11 pairings of the shootout and shot so well that the pairing was changed to offer more of a challenge. From there, just one more pair was needed to decide the winner and it turned out to be Corselli, who hit 24 straight targets to win the ladies’ individual title. In the men’s individual clay events, Stubbs won the championship, missing just one target in his second 50 to earn a total score of 95/100.

Konnor Vohs-Skeet Individual Champion
Connor Vohs – Skeet Champion

In the Sporting Clays team competition, Stubbs (95), McGee (90), Trace Hatfield (89), Jakowski (89) and Vogh (89) combined for a 452/500 to finish second behind Georgia Southern. Other notable results came from Sparks and Jake Deaneach shooting 88/100 to miss the team cut.

In the top overall women’s Division I competition, Grace Corselli took second place with a score of 280/300. Tristan Stubbs won the men’s overall title with four goals outright with an impressive 293/300. Clayton McGee entered the shootout with a 289/300 and ended up finishing second.

In the overall team competition, points from Tristan Stubbs (293), Clayton McGee (289), Connor Vohs (287), Ryan Loveless (283), Christian Jakowski (282) and Trace Hatfield (282) combined for a total of 1,434, giving the Lions the Division I National Championship.

Lindenwood also competed in the side event of the Federal High Over All Collegiate Cup, which consisted of a combination of all 600 targets to determine a winner out of a total of 3,000 targets. Matthew Blankenship, Jacob Diller, Ryan Kramer, Ryan Loveless, Clayton McGee, Grace Corselli, Reece Sparks, Sam White, Ryan Loveless, Tristan Stubbs, Ethan Mathias, Jolene Dawson, Brad Phillips, Chloe Anderson, Christian Jakowski, Wyatt Quick, Connor Vohsand Trace Hatfield all contributed scores to produce a final score of 2.842/3000 to finish in second place behind Fort Hays State.

The Division I competition featured teams from Boise State, Alabama, Charleston Southern, Georgia Southern, Nebraska, Utah State, Tarleton State and Jacksonville. The Lions won a total of 26 trophies, including eight team crowns and 18 individual crowns.

Complete results from the Lindenwood NCSSAA Nationals

Grace Corselli and Jolene DawsonSmall group photo

A team with sponsors

Photo by Tranzfuse

Team with the Midway Foundation

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