WSC Archery Club Wins Major Awards in First Year of Competition
Published: 6-9-2011 3:35 pm
Wayne State College Archery Club members Kacey Eggers, Carlie Redding, Jon Rossell and Cody Broomfield were among students recognized by the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association for All-American teams and other national awards at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., after the U.S. Collegiate Outdoor Archery Championships held May 19-22. The Wayne State Archery Club was formed in fall 2010 and is a college sponsored club sport on campus.
Eggers, from Tilden, Neb., was named All-American, All-Academic, and North All-Region in the women's Compound Division. Eggers won the North Region Outdoor Championships at Purdue University; placed tenth at National Indoor Championships at Michigan State University; placed third at North Region Indoor Championships; and placed fifth at the National Outdoor Championships held at James Madison University.
Redding, from Elgin, Neb., was named North All-Region in the women's Compound Division. Redding placed seventeenth at the National Indoor Championships; fourth at North Region Indoor Championships; and fourth at North Region Outdoor Championships.
Rossell, from Winnebago, Neb., took third place and Broomfield, from McCook, Neb., won fourth place in the men's Compound Division at North Region Outdoor Championships.
Eggers also won a spot to represent Team USA at the 2011 World University Games Aug. 10-19 in Shenzhen, China. Eggers will compete on the women's Compound Team along with members of the men's Compound, women's Recurve and men's Recurve teams.
WSC's Archery Club team also includes Jordan Brooks, Curtis Hinrichs, Kai Friis-Hansen, Ryan Robotham, Wes Prater, Jessica Pierce and Josh Yuetter. Mark Eggers coaches the team and Derek Anderson serves as advisor. The club is a member of United States Collegiate Archery (USCA) and supports Wayne State College archers, including student athletes on the competition team, recreational shooters and bowhunters. The club's goal is to grow the sport of archery and bowhunting by providing archery opportunities to veteran and new shooters alike.