Atlantic Cape Archers in All American Contention

Atlantic Cape Community College archers competed with archers from around the country at the United States Indoor National Championships Feb. 27-28.

Archers who finish in the top 15 at Indoor Nationals are considered to be in All American contention. The final All American team is awarded based on the top 10 combined scores from the U.S. Indoor and U.S. Outdoor Collegiate Championships this May at Michigan State University.

Atlantic Cape's 2016 Archery Team

Atlantic Cape’s 2016 Archery Team

The following archers are considered to be in All American contention: Lorena Koidl of Mays Landing, Nelson Vega of Buena, Chris Ferraro of Hammonton, and Christine Papaycik of Egg Harbor Township.

Individual National placements for Atlantic Cape Archers include:

Male Compound:

Nelson Vega (Buena) – 12th

Chris Ferraro (Hammonton) – 15th

Steve Church (Cape May) – 36th

Female Compound:

Christine Papaycik (Egg Harbor Township) – 15th

Rosie Williams (Petersburg) – 17th

Kerri Byrne (Egg Harbor Township) – 24th

Dianna Torres (Mays Landing) – 29th

Female Bowhunter:

Lorena Koidl (Mays Landing) – 6th

Male Recurve:

Shawn Garrone (Egg Harbor Township) – 25th

Andrew Ciurcak (Woodbine) – 29th

Nick Derr (Vineland) – 33rd

Jacob Verret (Absecon) – 35th

Phil Holmer (Northfield) – 43rd

Female Recurve:

Danielle Ziegler (Franklinville) – 19th

Hillary Paladini (Mays Landing) – 22nd

Ariella Mossman (Somers Point) – 27th

Aimee Fischer (Mays Landing) – 31st

Dina Stauffer (Egg Harbor Township) – 38th

Additionally, on Feb. 21, Koidl won the Pennsylvania State Championship in the female bowhunter division.

Atlantic Cape’s team is led by long-time archers Chad Affrunti of Atco and John Repnicki of Galloway. Atlantic Cape’s archery team has a history of success, producing more than 40 All-America archers and hosting the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships three times.

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