William Penn Shotgun Sports Garners 15 All-America Awards

OSKALOOSA, IA — At this pace, the Statesmen shotgun sports team will soon be in need of a new building to house all of its hardware as the NCSSAA All-America awards were announced earlier this week.

William Penn collected a total of 15 honors, including nine All-America laurels and six Honorable-Mention All-America accolades.  All-Americans and Honorable-Mention All-Americans earned recognition based off of scoring averages that included national-qualifying events as well as last week’s national championship.

High Overall All-America laurels were won by Dominick Ver Meer (Jr., Pella, Iowa, Mechanical Engineering), Mathew Brindley (So., Earlham, Iowa, Industrial Technology), and Colten Uitermarkt (Grad., Otley, Iowa, Master’s of Organizational Leadership).

Russell Malterud (Grad., North Branch, Minn., Master’s of Organizational Leadership) earned Honorable-Mention status as well.

Three individuals received laurels for Skeet with Ver Meer, Brindley, and Uitermarkt again taking home All-America accolades.

WPU claimed its largest haul in Trap with five student-athletes winning recognition.  Dryden DeKoning (So., Newton, Iowa, Business Management) gained an All-America honor, while the quartet of Brindley, Malterud, Hunter Block (Jr., Eldridge, Iowa, Business Management), and KayLynn Sieber (So., Marshall, Minn., Biology) received Honorable-Mention awards.

Finally, the duo of Uitermarkt and Malterud were Sporting Clays All-Americans and Brindley was an Honorable-Mention honoree.

To view all of the All-Americans, click HERE

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