The hardware continued for the National Champion Columbia archery team as archers Sophia Strachan, Brittney Shin and Bianaca Gotuaco were named to the 2018 Collegiate Archery Program All-American Team on May 20th. Strachan and Gotucao receive their second consecutive All-American nod, while Shin garners the selection in an impressive rookie campaign.
Sophia Strachan capped Columbia's 2018 National Outdoor Collegiate Championships with a silver medal podium finish in the individual compound on Sunday, May 20th. Strachan defeated three opponents in the elimination rounds to earn the national runner-up finish, including a semifinals' win over teammate Brittney Shin.
For the second-consecutive season, Columbia Archery caps its year with a national championship in the compound division at the 2018 National Outdoor Collegiate Archery Championships held on Saturday, May 19 at the Easton Newberry Archery Center. With a score of 218, the Lions edged Michigan State (216) by two points to earn their third national title in four years in the compound, led by performances from Sophia Strachan, Deborah Teo, Brittney Shin and Katherine Alfaro.
The defending national champion Columbia Archery team will look to defend its titles this weekend as the Lions compete in the 2018 National Outdoor Collegiate Championships at the Easton Newberry Archery Center in Newberry, Fla. The Lions will look to capture their seventh national title in the recurve and third compound title in four years.
Brittney Shin and Aileen Yu both captured East Regional titles over the weekend at the 2018 East Regional Outdoor Collegiate Championships to highlight a stellar outdoor season for Columbia archery. Shin edged teammate Sophia Strachan in a one arrow shoot-off to capture the compound gold. Deborah Teo also earned her first collegiate medal with a bronze finish in the compound.
The Columbia archery team took their talents to Cancun over spring break last week to gear for the upcoming outdoor season. The Lions posted several impressive performances competing in the Mexican Grand Prix from March 13-18, led by a silver medal finish in the individual compound by Sophia Strachan.
In a finals match the would come down to a shoot-off, Columbia archery's Sophia Strachan came away with the silver medal in the compound of the inaugural head-to-head finals to cap the 49th U.S. National Indoor Championships. The top eight archers in each group from their qualifying regional site scores competed at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati on Thursday and Friday
NEW YORK – On Feb. 17 -18, the Columbia archery team hosted the first C.U. Open (A Pink Arrow Project Fundraiser) at the Columbia Archery Training Facility. The Lions welcomed a number of archers in an event that also helped raise funds for the mission of the Pink Arrow Project.
Manchester, Conn. - In their second tune-up of the indoor season, the Columbia archery team competed in the New England Indoor Open Archer Championship on Friday, Feb. 9 – Sunday, Feb. 11. The Lions put together several impressive performances including a first-place showing from sophomore Sophia Strachan in the compound.
Mays Landing, N.J.– The Columbia archery team kicked-off the indoor season on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the 2018 Atlantic Cape Eastern Seaboard. Sophomore Sophia Strachan posted the top score in the compound with an impressive 588 points, shooting a new personal record by a single point. First-year Brittney Shin placed second in her inaugural collegiate tournament with a score of 561, along with a fourth-place finish by first-year Deborah Teo at 532 points.
Archery Announces First C.U. Open ( A Pink Arrow Project)
Set to launch its fifth year as the game-day home for Ivy League live events, the newly-branded Ivy League Network (ILN) will welcome a number of broadcast and user-experience enhancements in the 2017-18 academic year.