Oct 27, 2022

Defenders defeat Jackrabbits in trapshooting competition

The Defender trapshooting club narrowly outshot the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Jackrabbits 450-443 in team competition and also took home the first and third place individual awards. The competition was held at the Rock Valley Gun Club, which is the home range for the Defenders.

Scores of note for the Defenders include:

  • Jason Enerson (98) First place overall
  • Dawson Teune (94) Third place overall
  • Eric Van Veldhuizen (93)
  • Molly Galema (85)
  • Austin Lammers (85)
  • Ashayla Soodsma (83)
  • Gerrit Hoogland (80)

SDSU’s Reed Graunke placed second overall with a score of 97.

The Defenders will next see action at the National Collegiate Shooting Sports Athletic Association (NCSSAA) state shoot November 5 at the New Pioneer Gun Club in Waukee, Iowa.

Fans are welcome to shoot with the Defenders trapshooting club at a team fundraiser to be held at the Rock Valley Gun Club on Friday, Oct. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. Details can be found on the Dordt Defender Days online schedule or on team’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/DefenderClayDusters).

About Dordt University

As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt University equips students, faculty, alumni, and the broader community to work toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life. Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt is a comprehensive university named to the best college lists by U.S. News and World Report, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.

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