U.S. Naval Academy Takes Top Honors at Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition
EAST GRANBY, Conn. The the U.S. Naval Academy recently won the 2009 Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition at the Hartford Gun Club in East Granby, Connecticut.
During the annual competition, cadets from the U.S. Naval Academy, West Point Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy competed for both individual and team awards.
The U.S. Naval Academy beat defending champion West Point Academy. In the individual competition, Daniel McCawley of the U.S. Naval Academy was named the overall winner after narrowly defeating fellow teammate Michael Ross.
Featuring more than 50 of the nations top cadets, the Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition tests cadets' endurance and concentration in ten-man teams.
More than $61,000 in prizes were awarded to the three academies. Match sponsors for the 2009 Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition included Smith & Wesson, Aimpoint, Trijicon, Insight Technology, Otis Technology and SureFire.