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Atlantic Cape Hosts New Jersey State Indoor Archery Championships Southern Venue Tournament

02/08/2024 | Media Contact: David Zuba, Public Relations Manager and Copywriter | (609) 343-4933
Atlantic Cape archer Jared Lancaster focusing on his next shot

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College hosted the southern venue portion of the 2024 New Jersey State Indoor Archery Championships in Jonathan Pitney Gymnasium on the Mays Landing campus February 3-4 as the Buccaneers’ Archery team opened the Spring semester half of its 2023-24 season.

Young and experienced alike take part in the NJ State Indoor Archery Championships at Atlantic CapeThis annual USA Archery event brought archers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, as well as Atlantic Cape and Rowan University, to the college to compete in nearly 30 categories. Participants competed in skill categories ranging from as young as Under-13 to as experienced as 70+.

Atlantic Cape’s Jared Lancaster led all Buccaneer archers in scoring by tallying a 529 in the Collegiate Male Recurve. Canluan Wang finished second at 503, Badrul Alam Ruhin third at 476, Jake Michael fifth at 429, Dan Luna sixth at 422, Julio Poventud eighth at 399 and Sadman Sakib eleventh at 322.

Brooke Kaelble paced the Buccaneers’ female scorers, despite having equipment issues, by tallying a 436 in the Collegiate Female Compound. In the Collegiate Female Recurve, Atlantic Cape’s Theresa VonEllington finished first with a 351. Kaytlin Chambers and Madison Ventura finished tied for second place at 256.

The Central and Northern venue competitions will be held Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18 at WA-Xo-Be Archers in Monmouth Junction and Wo-Pe-Na Archers in Clifton, respectively.

Atlantic Cape’s Archery team will next participate in the U.S. National Indoor Championships at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. from February 23-25.

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About Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College is a Middle States accredited, 2022 Achieving the Dream Leader College and Hispanic Serving Institution proudly serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. As a comprehensive, two-year community college, Atlantic Cape offers 47 undergraduate degree programs, and 33 certificate and workforce development professional series programs at its Mays Landing, Atlantic City and Cape May campuses. Atlantic Cape is home to the renowned Academy of Culinary Arts, rated the top culinary school in New Jersey, and for more than 50 years, our highly-acclaimed Nursing program. Atlantic Cape also partners with several four-year universities to offer students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree without having to leave home.