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Atlantic Cape Archers Compete in Annual Southern Region Portion of New Jersey State Archery Championships

02/06/2023 | Media Contact: David Zuba, Public Relations Manager and Copywriter | (609) 343-4933
Atlantic Cape archers take aim during tournament

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College’s Archery team put forth a competitive effort during the southern venue portion of the Annual New Jersey State Archery Championships at the Jonathan Pitney Hall Gymnasium on February 4-5.

This regional tournament, which the college has hosted at the Mays Landing campus since 2015, featured male and female competitors from Atlantic Cape, Rowan University, Columbia University (NY) and non-collegiate entrants, as well, ranging in age from 13-under to 70-over in a variety of categories including recurve, compound and barebows.

In the Under-21 Male Recurve category, Buccaneer archers placed in the top four as Jared Lancaster took first place with a score of 502, while Julio Poventud placed second at 417, Badrul Alam Ruhin third at 409 and Julian Hernandez fourth at 379. In the 21+ Male Recurve event, Canluan Wang finished fourth at 432.

In the Under-21 Female Recurve category, Zoe Torralba finished fifth with a score of 493, while Chloe Cramutola placed seventh at 409, Ashley Hamby eighth at 400 and Sultana Zakia ninth at 363.

In the Under-21 Female Compound Bow event, Buccaneer Jocelyn Geese finished fifth with a score of 538 and Brooke Kaelble finished sixth at 498.

Atlantic Cape’s archers will compete in the U.S. Indoor National Championships, the Buccaneers final indoor tournament of the season, in Lancaster, Pa. on February 18-19. The Buccaneer archers will conclude their home schedule on Saturday, April 8 in the Spring Outdoor Collegiate Invitational.

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Atlantic Cape archers count their scores Atlantic Cape archers share a laugh in between rounds

About Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year community college serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The college offers over 40 career, transfer and workforce development programs to more than 8,000 students annually at three campuses in New Jersey: Atlantic City, Cape May Court House and Mays Landing.