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Falcon Archers Excel at Regional Championship

October 14, 2020

 

HARRISBURG, Ill. (October 14, 2020) - The 2020 USA Archery Collegiate 3D North Regional Championship took place Sept. 26 at Southeastern Illinois College’s Archery Center.

This was the second year that SIC has hosted this tournament through USA Archery. This tournament had 38 registered archers from local colleges such as Wabash Valley College and Rend Lake College. Also at the event was Connors State College, who traveled all the way from Oklahoma to attend.

The practice facilities opened at 7 a.m. on Saturday. The competition began at 8:30 a.m. Saturday which consisted of two-20 target rounds to determine individual scores. The team and mixed team scores were determined by calculating the top individual scores from each team.

Southeastern Illinois College’s Archery Team took home several medals from the regional. Individual awards were presented to Jacob Quillen for 1st place in Men’s Bowhunter, Joshua Thompson for 2nd place in Men’s Bowhunter, Adriana Armstrong for 1st place in Women’s Bowhunter, and Ashley Poe for 3rd place in Women’s Bowhunter. Team awards were presented to SIC’s Men’s Bowhunter Team for 1st place, SIC’s Women’s Bowhunter Team for 1st place, and SIC’s Mixed Team Bowhunter Team for 1st place. SIC also took home 2nd place for Overall Team.

The SIC Archery Team started with a small group of students as a pilot program in 2011. Each year since that time, the Falcon Archers have won national awards against Division I universities, added an indoor facility and indoor team, and host high school tournaments. The team is a member of USA Archery and ASA Archery. For additional information about the archery team, please contact Alli Armstrong at (618) 252-5400, ext. 2104 or alli.armstrong@sic.edu

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