Sporting Clays Team Competes in National Championship

Saint Leo’s sporting clays team and coaches.

Saint Leo’s Sporting Clays Team competed in the ACUI Collegiate National Championships March 19-26, at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas. The ACUI Clay Targets program was established in 1968 and is the oldest collegiate shotgun sports program. The team is coached by Mike D’Ambrosio with Richard Bon
as the assistant coach.

Daniel Konesky, a criminal justice-homeland security major, is nationally ranked, and in 2021, he placed fifth in the high school division of the American Trap Team National Championship.

Elizabeth Harper takes aim during a practice session at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays.

Recent graduate Scott Schludt also is one of the team’s top shooters, having been named to the All-American Kreigoff team, the Junior Olympic team, and earning first in class in the FITASC 12-guage contest at the National Sporting Clays Association national championship in 2021. He is majoring in marketing.

Rounding out the team are Kacyn Hartley, an education major, who placed first on February 16 in the Fourth Annual BAMA Clay Shoot for Veteran’s Education; Nicholas Fiore, a criminal justice major; Elizabeth Harper, a marketing major; Isaac Standridge, a communications major; and Rylee Standridge, a criminal justice major.

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