Katie Jacob Wins Women’s Gold At 2022 USA Shooting Skeet Championship

Katie Jacob wins USA Shooting Women’s Skeet National Championship with seven-point aggregate score cushion

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posted on August 11, 2022
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This year’s USA Shooting Open Women’s Skeet medalists on the podium (l.-r.): silver medalist Dania Vizzi, gold medalist Katie Jacob and bronze medalist and NRA Board Member Kim Rhode.
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Katie Jacob won a gold medal in the Women’s Skeet event at the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun National Championships. The competition concluded on August 6 at the Hillsdale College John A. Halter Shooting Sports Center in Hillsdale, Michigan.

Jacob, who is from Michigan, earned this year’s USA Shooting national championship title in Women’s Overall Skeet with a total aggregate score of 247. She entered the final in first place with a score of 245 after 10 rounds of qualification.

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Women’s Open Skeet national champion Katie Jacob prepares to shoot during the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun National Championships at the Hillsdale College John A. Halter Shooting Sports Center in Hillsdale, Michigan. (Photo by Kathy Gregory/USA Shooting)

 

Jacob joins fellow 2022 USA Shooting national champion Vincent Hancock as the top two skeet shooters at the match.

Dania Vizzi, from Florida, finished second in the Women’s Skeet national championship with a total aggregate score of 240, seven points behind Jacob. Vizzi’s qualification score was 239.

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Women’s Skeet silver medalist Dania Vizzi at the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun National Championships. (Photo by Kathy Gregory/USA Shooting)

 

NRA Board Member and six-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode, who resides in California, rounded out the top three shooters in Women’s Skeet at the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun Nationals. She entered the final with a score of 236 earned in the qualification rounds, walking away from the match with a total aggregate score of 239. Rhode shoots a Beretta DT11 12-gauge with Winchester AA shotshells.

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NRA Board Member and six-time Olympic shotgun medalist Kim Rhode placed third in the field of 22 Women’s Open Skeet competitors at the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun National Championships. (Photo by Kathy Gregory/USA Shooting)

 

The USA Shooting Skeet World Championship team has been named based off of scores from the 2022 national championships, plus the selection match held earlier this year in Tucson, Arizona. The Women’s Skeet World Championship team members are Dania Vizzi, Sam Simonton and Austen Smith. On the Men’s Skeet side, the World Championship team roster includes Vincent Hancock, Dustan Taylor and Christian Elliott.

The 2022 Shotgun World Championships are scheduled for September 19 to October 12 in Osijek, Croatia.

View the full results of the 2022 USA Shooting Shotgun National Championships here. Learn more about USA Shooting at usashooting.org.

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