COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Archery has announced the JOAD National Indoor Champions for 2014. With eleven locations nationwide and dates over a three-week time period, thousands of archers across the country are able to participate in the combined U.S. National Indoor Championships and JOAD National Indoor Championships events. High scores and strong participation in the JOAD Championships specifically makes it clear that target archery in the U.S. has a very bright future indeed.
For the bowmen, the youngest age category competing through the calendar year of their 12th birthday, the title of National Champion goes to Sophia Howard (Sylvania, Ohio) and Ethan Eisenmann (Blissfield, Mich.) for the compound division. Sydney Simmerman (Colombia, Mo.) and Peyton Oka (Ft. Mitchell, Ky.) are the National Champions for the recurve division.
Sachiko Keane (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Mathew Weinstein (Loganville, Ga.) have won the National Championship titles in the cub compound division – archers competing through the calendar year of their 14th birthday. National Championship titles have been awarded to Inga Pever (Houston, Texas) and Tyler King (Lomita, Calif.) in the recurve division.
Cadet archers – competing through the calendar year of their 17th birthday – saw a tie in the female compound division, with Emily Allen (Edgewood, N.M.) and Cassidy Cox (Albuquerque, N.M.) sharing the National Championship title. The male compound division also had a tie, with Aaron Moffett (Hermitage, Pa.) and Jared Suddeth (Grand Blanc, Mich.) both earning Championship titles. For the recurves, Eliana Claps (Everett, Wash.) and Ryan Oliver (Newberry, Fla.) are the 2014 National Champions.
Danielle Reynolds (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Chris Bee (Howell, Mich.) are compound National Champions in the junior division, which competes through the calendar year of the 20th birthday. For junior recurve archers, Elizabeth Caughell (Kirkland, Wa.) and Collin Klimitchek (Victoria, Texas) have earned the National Championship titles for women and men respectively.
USA Archery extends its congratulations to all of the archers who participated in this nationwide event. Click here to view complete results.