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Archery Team Places at Indoor National Competition

March 26, 2007

Atlantic Cape Community College's Archery Team took several top spots when it competed at the U.S. National Indoor Collegiate Championship this month in Harrisonburg, Va.

The Men's Compound Team placed second at the tournament, the first leg of the Eastern Regionals.

Doug Beardsworth of Brigantine placed second and Steve Gatto of Hammonton placed third. Teammates Mark Schiavo of Somers Point and Ryan Miller of Hammonton ranked 10th and 11th respectively.

The Men's Recurve Team placed third, with Brett Lazaroff of Absecon taking second place in individual competition. Teammates Joe Joa of Egg Harbor Township and David Lee of Estell Manor ranked 14th and 15th respectively.

The Women's Recurve Team also placed third. Individually, teammates Desiree Sparano of Galloway ranked seventh, Mae Tietje of Mays Landing took 16th, Serena Maldonado of Egg Harbor Township was 18th and Colleen Ricciardi of Galloway was 19th.

The Mixed Recurve Team placed second. ACCC's lone female compound competitor, Christine Yacoub of Somers Point, placed 19th.

Twelve schools and a total of 85 archers competed.