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Erika Anschutz

Archery

Name: Erika Jones
Sport: Archery 
Discipline: Compound
Height: 5'5"
Current Residence: Grand Island, Nebraska
School: University of Nebraska - Lincoln (Bachelor's Degree - 2010); University of North Dakota (Master's Degree - 2012)

Career Highlights:

  • Held the number one world ranking for much of 2014
  • World Archery Athlete of the Year for 2014
  • "Vegas Shoot" Champion - 2011, 2012, 2013;
  • Gold medalist at the 2011 World Cup Final;
  • Silver medalist at the 2013 World Cup Final;
  • Gold medalist at the 2014 Indoor World Cup Final;
  • Winner of the 2011 and 2013 Longines Prize for Precision;
  • Gold medalist at the 2013 World Games (Individual & Mixed Team);
  • Has been a member of 3 Collegiate, 5 Junior, and 24 Senior U.S. Archery Teams that have competed in 20+
  • different countries around the globe;
  • Medaled 56 times in individual and team events at World Championship and World Cup events – 27 gold, 15
  • silver, and 14 bronze medals;
  • Won a total of 51 national championships (indoor, outdoor, field, and 3D); and
  • Established 167 national records and 28 world records.

Fun Facts: Erika got her start in archery when her father introduced her to the sport at the age of 6. She participated in Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) at Third City Archers in Grand Island, Nebraska through her high school years. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a 3.957 GPA and a Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology with a 4.0 GPA. In the fall, Erika's a major college football fan, cheering for the Nebraska Huskers. She enjoys running, reading and keeping up with her favorite television shows, which include American Idol, The Voice, and The Bachelor/Bachelorette.