NRA National Matches: Women Top High Power, Smallbore Rifle Championship Leaderboards At Camp Atterbury

Three women shooters—Kristin Yeaton, Amanda Elsenboss and Kimberly Rowe—dominated the competition at the 2023 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury, securing the Smallbore 3-Position, High Power and Mid-Range titles, respectively.

posted on August 2, 2023
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From left: NRA Smallbore 3-Position Champion Kristin Yeaton, High Power Rifle Champion Amanda Elsenboss and High Power Mid-Range Champion Kimberly Rowe.
John Parker, Cole McCulloch

This year at Camp Atterbury, Ind., during the NRA National Matches, three women captured the top titles at their respective championships. Starting in July with Amanda Elsenboss winning the NRA National High Power Rifle Championship, Kimberly Rowe went on to top the High Power Mid-Range Championship leaderboard, followed by Kristin Yeaton winning the Smallbore Rifle 3-Position Championship.

All three of these National Championships form part of the NRA National Matches, which are held at Camp Atterbury every summer. This year’s competitions will conclude on Tuesday, August 8, after the close of the NRA National Smallbore Prone Championships (and the awarding of the NRA Smallbore Lones Wigger Iron Man Trophy).

Amanda Elsenboss, 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle Across-the-Course Champion

Amanda Elsenboss
Amanda Elsenboss with award plaques at the 2023 NRA High Power Rifle Championship awards ceremony. (Photo by Cole McCulloch)


With a score of 2387-113X, Amanda Elsenboss of Woodbury, Ct., won the 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle Championship at Camp Atterbury. The match was held July 8-14.

After the competition at the awards ceremony, Elsenboss was awarded a Mumma Trophy plaque, along with a gold-tone NRA National Championship medallion. Classified as a High Master, Elsenboss was competing in the Ser. Service Rifle category. In addition, her score netted her the National Service Rifle Championship (also setting a national record), as well as the High Woman award. And, with a score of 796-40X, Elsenboss secured the Vandenberg Cup this year by a three-point margin over the runner-up, Hugo B. Adelson.

Kimberly Rowe, 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle Mid-Range Champion

Kimberly Rowe
Kimberly Rowe with award plaque at the 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle Mid-Range Championship awards ceremony.


With a score of 2396-171X, Kim Rowe of Wadsworth, Ohio, is the 2023 NRA High Power Rifle Mid-Range National Champion. The 2023 NRA National High Power Rifle Mid-Range Championship was held July 16-21.

For her victory, Rowe received Patriot Minuteman Championship plaque, a gold-tone National Championship Medallion and a $200 check from the NRA. Additionally, she was a member of the winning Mid-Range Prone Match team USNRT-Rowe with teammates Oliver Milanovic, Larry Sollars and Joseph Bakies, along with Team Captain and Coach Charles Rowe. USNRT-Rowe fired a winning score of 2394-163X.

Kristin Yeaton, 2023 NRA National Smallbore Rifle 3-Position Champion

Kristin Yeaton & Edie Fleeman
2023 NRA National Smallbore Rifle 3-Position Champion Kristin Yeaton is pictured here at the awards ceremony with NRA Board Member Edie Fleeman.


Kristin Yeaton of Augusta, Maine, is this year's NRA National Smallbore Rifle 3-Position Champion. She walked away from the match at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, on Saturday, July 29, with a score of 4418-139X. The five-day competition was held from July 25-29.

Not only did Yeaton capture the overall 3-Position title during the Smallbore Nationals at Camp Atterbury last week, she also topped the Metric 3-Position Grand Aggregate leaderboard with a score of 2095-39X, as well as the National Smallbore Conventional 3-Position grand aggregate with 2323-100X. For the latter, Yeaton received a Frank Parson Bowl Trophy plaque and a $100 check from the NRA.

Ruger is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2023 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury.

See the full results of the 2023 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury at the NRA Competitive Shooting website.


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