AMU’s Horner Crushes Tactical Division Field At USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals
BOULDER CITY, Nev. —-(AmmoLand.com)- Daniel Horner of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit left no doubt as to who is the top Multi-Gun shooter in the country as he crushed a field of nearly 85 shooters to win the Tactical Division title at the 2009 U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s (USPSA) Multi-Gun National Championships.
Horner dominated the match by winning nine of the 12 stages and posting a final score of 2280.2351, more than 356 match points ahead of his nearest challenger, second place shooter Glenn Shelby of Aztec, N.M.
“The Army Marksmanship Unit is known for making champions and Daniel’s dominating win at this year’s Nationals proves that the AMU is still in the championship business, and business is good,” said Dave Thomas, executive director for USPSA.
Rounding out the top five in the Tactical division were Shelby in second with 1923.2727 and two stages wins.
In third place was Team SureFire’s Barry Dueck of Fountain Valley, Calif. shooting a final score of 1877.0010. Horner’s AMU teammate, Robby Johnson, took fourth with 1851.7744 points a one stage win, and Jared Milinazzo claimed fifth with 1834.0690.
The Multi-Gun National Championships were held October 22-25 at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club in Boulder City, Nevada and drew 135 top shooters from around the country to test their skills in a shooting format that utilizes the rifle, shotgun and pistol.
The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has over 18,000 members and more than 350 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the US Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. For more information, visit www.uspsa.org.