18 archers from University of Warwick Archery Club (UWAC) qualified to compete in the BUCS Indoor Archery Championships on the 11 March at Bristol University.
Remarkably, UWAC were in medal position in all 3 team events with the Men's team taking the trophy. In the individual events, Sherman Ip won bronze in a medal match which concluded in a single arrow shoot off.
Performance by the archers from UWAC was brilliant. Most notable Tom Hall broke the Portsmouth round BUCS record with a score of 597/600 at the Northern regionals, 3 points off perfect. He was also seeded first with a score of 579/600 in the WA 18 round.
Congratulations to all the winners at the event: the Men's Team (Tom Hall, Sherman Ip, Enrik Nako) who came 1st, the Women’s Team (Emma Davis, Charlotte Rossetti, Hannah Burnage) who came 2nd, the Open Compound Team (James Edmondson, Tim Jackson) who also came 2nd, and Sherman Ip who came 3rd in the Men’s Recurve.
All of the archers have worked hard, in particular those in the performance squad taking part in S&C every Wednesday morning.
A special mention also goes out to the Open Novice Team of Aaron Lee, Tianshun Li and Mortiz Krusche who medalled, coming 3rd, in the Northern regionals.
A huge well done to all 18 arches who qualified for the BUCS final event: Emma Davis, Daniel Prinsloo, James Edmondson, Timothy Jackson, Tom Hall, Sarah Allaway, Sherman Ip, Aaron Lee, Craig Devonport, Enrik Nako, David Richardson, Eleanor Blakely, James Gardner, Charlotte Rossetti, Sam Armstrong, Jessica Watts, Carys Evans and Hannah Burnage.
Where can you catch the team next?
UWAC will be featuring their A Team of Sherman Ip, Enrik Nako and Sam Armstrong, and B Team of Hannah Burnage, James Gardner and James Jeffs, at the at the British University Team Championships (BUTC) which will be held at Birmingham University on the 25 March.
Article Credit: Sherman Ip (UWAC Captain)
Photo Credit: David Richardson (Photography), Sarah Allaway (Publicity Officer), Megan Purchase (Publicity Officer).