April 5, 2016 - Jacob Locke, sophomore at Texas A&M University, was one of 20 members of the TAMU Trap and Skeet Club that competed at the 2016 ACUI Collegiate Clay Target National Championships in San Antonio, March 29-April 3.
The event took place at the San Antonio National Shooting Complex and included 76 teams representing colleges nation-wide. There were 476 total competitors that participated in various disciplines including International and American versions of Trap, Skeet, 5-Stand, and Sporting Clays. Each team shot a total of 2350 clay targets, with the TAMU team hitting 2206.
The team was awarded a Division II National Championship trophy and each member will receive a National Championship Ring and Belt Buckle.
Jacob has been shooting with the team for two years while at TAMU, and is a former member of the Shelby County 4-H Shooting Sports Team, coached by John Henry and Chelsea Holloway. Jacob is also a member of the TAMU Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit and serves as the Clays Team Gunnery Sergeant.