SMYRNA, GA. – Oct 4, 2017 Members of Team GLOCK competed in back-to-back national competitions this past week and took home big wins.
At the IDPA US National Championship on September 26th and September 27th in Cresson, Texas, team Captain Shane Coley and the team’s newest member Ashley Rheuark both took home national titles. “Competition was tough and stages were challenging” said Coley. The two competed against 103 shooters in the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Division using the GLOCK 34. Coley won the title of National Champion and Rheuark won the title of Lady National Champion and placed 3rd overall.
Coley and Rheuark then met up with fellow teammate Michelle Viscusi for the USPSA Iron Sight Nationals in St. George, Utah, September 29th through October 1st. The team competed over the 3 day period with 6 stages per day. “The match was extremely tough with partial targets, long shots, technical positions and mentally challenging movements,” said Coley. “The competition was stiff. The best in the world showed up and it came down to the very last stage.”
Coley competed against 254 shooters to emerge as the Limited National Champion. Rheuark competed against 230 shooters in the Production Division and earned the title of Production Lady National Champion. Viscusi competed in the Limited 10 Division against 41 competitors and took 2nd Lady in her division.
“This was a big win for the team and a big win for GLOCK” said GLOCK Vice President Josh Dorsey. “We are proud of how these athletes competed and of the dedication and commitment they put into their training to get here. This great accomplishment showcases the talent of this team and continues to prove that the reliability and practicality of the GLOCK pistol dominates in shooting sports.”
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