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The Alfred State trap team finished fifth in the nation in their first year of competition


Ashley Burrows of Belmont NY is top performer

From Alfred State College,

       ALFRED, NY, November 14, 2023 – The Alfred State Trap team finished off their first season with a fifth-place finish at the USA College Target League National Championships. This comes at the heels of winning the Class 1A Conference C fall season regular season championship.

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Ashley Burrows (Belmont, NY) was the top performer in the nation in the varsity competition with a score of 98. Kendra Hammond (Otego, NY) was tied for 18th with 89 and Teresa Cicora (Springwater, NY) finished tied for 23rd with 87.

On the men’s side, Jameson Martin (Clifton Springs, NY) was tied for 5th with a score of 98 to lead the way for the men’s varsity. William Smith (Portville, NY) was tied for 13th with 96, Hunter Meyers (Warsaw, NY) was 39th with 93, and Ethan McRae (Andover, NY) was tied for 48th with 91.

Haley Michaud (East Hardwick, VT) was tied for 1st with 94 points in the JV female competition while Libby Smith (Arkport, NY) was 5th with 78.

Alfred State had thirteen students competing in the competition. In total, 242 athletes representing 23 colleges took part in the event.

“Taking fifth place in our first year – what an accomplishment,” commented Head Coach Brad Smith. “To say I am proud of this team would be a huge understatement. Thank you to my coaching staff, Alfred State for supporting our club, and to the Almond Rod and Gun Club for allowing us to use the range.”

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