Illinois State Champion Allen Kuhnert Joins SIC Archery Team
Champion archer Allen Kuhnert (Taylorville, Ill.), pictured on the left, will compete as a member of the 2013-14 Southeastern Illinois College Archery Team. Kuhnert, who shoots in the Archery Shooters Association (ASA) open division, will work on his associate in science degree in dietetics while attending SIC. With Kuhnert at the 2011 Illinois ASA Championship in Monticello is his father, Dale, who was recently named as the Illinois director of ASA.
Kuhnert joins a returning SIC men’s team that captured the 2012 US Collegiate Archery Association’s (USCAA) national two-day aggregate scoring title in the bow hunter division at the University of Missouri and swept the gold, silver, and bronze medals at the 2013 Bethel University Invitational. Prior to coming to Southeastern, Kuhnert won the 2009 Illinois ASA Championship in the youth boys open division and the 2011 Illinois ASA Championship in the bow novice division, the same year his father won the Illinois ASA Championship in men’s open known 45.
A graduate of First Baptist Christian Academy in Pana, Ill., Kuhnert will shoot on the college’s USCAA compound division team.