NSCA Team USA Finishes 2013 Stronger Than Ever

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NSCA Team USA has dominated the sporting clays world this year while competing both at home and abroad.

NSCA Team USA
I’m extremely proud of everyone on Team USA. They have performed as a team – I could not have asked for anything more. 2013 has been the strongest finish ever for Team USA in both Sporting and FITASC.

NSCA Team USA has dominated the sporting clays world this year while competing both at home and abroad. The 2013 team members practiced hard and competed even harder all year long to earn gold medals at every stop.

At the 2013 World English Championships held in San Antonio, Texas this past March, the team took gold in each and every national team category. Team England did not make it an easy chore, but by the end of the weekend, Team USA stood atop the podium. Winning team gold medals for the USA were the following team members:

Open Team
Jon Kruger, Captain
Bill McGuire
Wendell Cherry
Scott Robertson
Gebben Miles    

Lady Team
Alexandra Wampler, Captain
Desirae Edmunds
Diane Sorantino

Junior Team
David Radulovich, Captain
Ross Neskora
Charles Maynard

Veteran Team
Mark Hall, Captain
Brian DuQuesnay
John Woolley

Super Veteran Team
Bob Davis, Captain
Ronald Shafer
George Bogner

Continuing on their journey for gold, Team USA traveled to Spain this summer for a two-shoot trip starting with the Spanish Grand Prix in Castillejo de Robledo. The FITASC team swept every concurrent with team member Gebben Miles taking home the HOA trophy. The other team members taking home gold from the Grand Prix were:

Ladies HOA Desirae Edmunds
Junior HOA David Radulovich
Veteran HOA Brian DuQuesnay
Veteran Runner-up John Woolley
Super Veteran HOA John Hackethorn

On the second leg of their trip to Spain, the FITASC team competed at the 35th World FITASC Championship also held in Castillejo de Robledo where they again dominated the competition. As a team, USA took home four gold medals and one silver, while several team mates earned medals individually as well. Brad Kidd, Jr. finished only one target behind George Digweed of England to earn the title 2013 World FITASC silver medalist, while Ashleigh Hafley and Brian DuQuesnay took individual gold medals in the Ladies and Veterans concurrents. David Radulovich and Ross Neskora were silver and bronze medal winners in Junior while Bob Davis and Cutis Anderson also took silver and bronze in the Super Veteran concurrent. Winning team medals for the USA were the following team members:

Open Team - Gold
Wendell Cherry, Captain
Zachary Kienbaum
Will Fennell
Brad Kidd, Jr.

Lady Team - Gold
Ashleigh Hafley, Captain
Desirae Edmunds
Diane Sorantino

Junior Team
David Radulovich, Captain
Ross Neskora
Hunter Milligan

Veteran Team - Silver
John Woolley, Captain
Brian DuQuesnay
David Walker

Super Veteran Team
Curtis Anderson, Captain
Bob Davis
Ronald Shafer

Team Manager Judy Morris said, “I’m extremely proud of everyone on Team USA. They have performed as a team – I could not have asked for anything more. 2013 has been the strongest finish ever for Team USA in both Sporting and FITASC. We’ve come a long way in two years, and I’m proud to have played a part in their success.”

To find out more about NSCA Team USA go to http://www.nscateamusa.org/.

About NSCA Team USA:
Selection to Team USA is the highest annual honor earned by NSCA members who represent the association and the USA in international competition. Team USA designation is determined by points earned in a series of selection shoots.

The mission of Team USA is to represent our country and sport to the best of our ability and to promote Team USA in a positive, professional, and patriotic manner. The goal is to field the team with the most competitive shooters and deny no member the honor and privilege of being on Team USA based on financial constraints.

Team USA is the International Competition teams for the National Sporting Clays Association.

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