MITCHELL, S.D. – After taking first at the collegiate indoor national archery meet earlier this month, Dakota Wesleyan University senior Raeanne Klein continued her success this past weekend at the National Field Archery Association indoor national meet in Louisville, Ky.
There were 1,388 registered participants at the event, making it one of the largest indoor archery shoots in the United State. Klein, a Gregory, S.D., native, competed in the adult female bowhunter freestyle division with 26 other competitors age 18 to 54 where she finished third.
Out of a possible 300 60x, Klein shot a 299 53x on the first day of competition and a 299 42x on the second day for a total of 598 95x. Each day, 12 rounds of five arrows equaling 60 scored arrows were shot from 20 yards with the outside scoring ring at 16 centimeters and the center at four centimeters. Klein finished third in the event and was one of six archers to shoot a 598 or higher.
Klein continues her string of competitions next weekend at the state meet in Sioux Falls, S.D.