Team Mathews Wins Big at Alabama ASA Pro/Am

Team Mathews shooters had many impressive performances at the recent ASA Pro/Am in Phenix City, Alabama.
Team Mathews Wins Big at Alabama ASA Pro/Am

Team Mathews had another impressive weekend with wins in the Men’s Open Pro Division, Men’s Pro Known and a clean sweep of Women's Open Pro Division at the ASA Pro/Am in Phenix City, Alabama (Ft. Benning).

Dan McCarthy of Team Mathews took top honors in the Men’s Open Pro Division scoring a notable 490 with a total of 20 twelve rings for the weekend. Taking second place was Martin Archery’s Jeff Hopkins with a score of 470 and 14 twelve rings. Team Mathews’ Joseph Goza claimed third, finishing with a score of 470 including 13 twelve rings.

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Men's Open Pro finishers, left to right: Jeff Hopkins (third place), Dan McCarthy (first) and Joseph Goza (second).

Mathews shooter Dane Johnson, only 17 years old, captured his first Pro win in the Known Pro Division, edging out fellow Mathews teammate Robert Householder, who finished second. Dane came from fifth place in the shoot down finishing with a final score of 506, with 23 twelve rings and Robert posted a final score of 504 with 26 twelve rings.

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At age 17, Mathews shooter Dane Johnson celebrates after taking home his first professional win at the ASA Pro/Am in Phenix City, Alabama.

Cara Kelly of Team Mathews took home first in the Women’s Open Pro Division with a score of 470, edging out teammate Sharon Wallace by one point. Their teammate Emily McCarthy ended the weekend in third with a final score of 449.

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Team Mathews women have swept the podium at every ASA event (six for six) this season.

“It was another great weekend for our team,” stated Mathews Pro Staff Manager Derek Phillips. “Our women continue to dominate, capturing six of six ASA podiums so far this year, and McCarthy put on a show in the Men’s Open division. We couldn’t be more excited for Dane’s success and look forward to watching his bright future unfold.”

ASA Pro Division competitors shoot two rounds of twenty targets from unmarked distances. These targets vary in distance up to 50 yards and the five highest scores from the first two rounds qualify for the shoot down to decide the winner.

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