University of the Ozarks 2017-2018 Women's and Men's Clay Target Media Guide


Three Top-5 Finishes at Arkansas Collegiate Shoot

Top-15 Finish At ACUI National Tournament (2017)

University's First Individual ACUI National Champion

Head Coach Caleb Hemphill

  • Guided the program to a first place finish in International Trap at the ACUI Arkansas Collegiate championships (2017)
  • Individual won the National Championship in International Bunker Trap (2017)
  • Led team to a third place place finish at the Arkansas Collegiate Shoot (2017)
  • Has placed one athlete on the USA Shooting/ACUI Collegiate Team
  • Guided team to a sixth place finish in American Trap at ACUI Nationals (2017)
  • Helped team place 21st in American Skeet at ACUI Nationals (2017)
  • Led team to 22nd place finish in International Skeet at ACUI Nationals (2017)
  • Helped team finish 11th in Five-Stand at ACUI Nationals (2017)
  • Guided team to 16th place finish in Sporting Clays at ACUI Nationals (2017)
  • Leads trap, sporting clay, skeet, five stand, international and bunker shooting events
  • Graduate and member of the Clay Target and Baseball team at University of the Ozarks

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Women's Team

  • Grace Brown
  • Taylor Holland
  • Kate Smith

Grace Brown

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Booneville, Ark.
  • High School: Booneville HS
  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Shotgun: Krieghoff K-80 Parcours
  • 2016-2017: Won the 2017 ACUI National Championship in International Bunker Trap. Top Women’s Shooter Bunker Trap, 2nd Women’s Skeet, 2nd Women’s Trap at the Shocker Classic. Shot at the 2016 Olympic Trials Fall Selection, Part 2 finished 9th in Women’s International Trap. USA Shooting Shotgun Nationals, placed 27th. Shotgun Junior Olympics, 11th place in Women’s. Won the female division of International Trap at the Arkansas ACUI Championships.
  • 2015-2016: Ranked 22nd on USA Shooting website for Women's Trap. 2016 Olympic Trials Spring Selections, placed 23rd Women’s International Trap. Arkansas Collegiate Shoot—Team 1st place Bunker Trap, American Skeet and 5 Stand. ACUI Collegiate National Shoot—National Runner-up International Shoot Out International Bunker Trap Women, Silver Medal International Trap (wobble) Class B. UA Hope Pulling for Education, High Overall American Trap. Arkansas Junior Olympic Qualified, Bronze medal J1 Women International Bunker Trap. ACUI Super Shoot, 2nd Place American Trap Women, 1st Place Team HOA International Bunker Trap, 4th Place International Bunker Trap Women, American Skeet Women, and HOA Women. Olympics Trials Part 1 Fall Selection. SCTP, High Over All Women, Team High Overall.
  • 2014-2015: Arkansas Junior Olympic Qualifier Camp, Silver Medal J1 Women International Bunker Trap. USA Shooting Shotgun National Junior Olympic Championship, 30th Women. Shotgun Nationals, 28th Women's International Bunker Trap. ACUI Collegiate National Shoot—12th Women’s International Trap, shot American Trap, American Skeet and Sporting Clays. Arkansas Collegiate Shoot—3rd Place Team International Bunker Trap. Arkansas Junior Olympic Qualifier Gold Medal J1 Women. Olympic Trials Fall Selection.
  • High School/Club: Arkansas Junior Olympic Development Camp. Arkansas Junior Olympic Qualifier, Silver Medal J1 Women. Shot for high school team at Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Regional Tournament, 17th place.

Taylor Holland

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Bee Branch, Ark.
  • High School: South Side Bee Branch HS
  • Major: Communication
  • Shotgun: Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon

Kate Smith

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Perryville, Ark.
  • High School: Perryville HS
  • Major: Physical Education

Men's Team

  • Jonathan Barham
  • Wesley Binyon
  • Tanner Chronister
  • Matt Dixon
  • Mason Dobbs
  • Nick Freehling
  • Daniel Freiberg
  • John Guthrie
  • Logan Hinkle
  • Paul Jarvis
  • Casey Johnson
  • Michael Justice
  • Tristian Leonard
  • Derrick McKee
  • Charles Priddy
  • Jeff Proctor
  • Regan Puryear
  • Dustin Robertson
  • Christian Smith
  • John Wagner
  • Gavin Wheeler
  • Bailey Wilson

Matt Dixon

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: North Little Rock, Ark.
  • High School: Abundant Life
  • Major: Accounting
  • Shotgun: SKB st90

John Guthrie

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
  • High School: The Link School
  • Major: Art
  • Shotgun: Beretta A 400 Exel
  • 2017: In Class B International Trap, placed fourth overall out of 63 at the ACUI National Tournament. Was 16th out of 82 in the Class B Division of Sporting Clays at the ACUI National Tournament.
  • 2016: Placed 3rd in ACUI Nationals Class B American Trap.
  • 2015: Placed 1st in ACUI Super Shoot Team International for skeet and trap.
  • 2014: Placed 1st in Nashville Invitational Division 3 Team Overall.

Paul Jarvis

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Milton, Ga.
  • High School: Mill Springs Academy
  • Major: Sociology
  • Shotgun: Caesar Guerini Summit Impact
  • 2017: In bunker, led Ozarks with 34 points to help the team finish second at the Arkansas Collegiate Shoot.
  • 2016: 2nd place in class C for 5 stand and skeet at Nationals. 2nd place overall for 5 stand at State.

Michael Justice

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Panama City, Panaman
  • High School: Saint Mary's
  • Major: Business Administration/International Business
  • Shotgun: Mossberg Silver Reserve II
  • 2017: Competed at the Arkansas ACUI Championships.

Jeff Proctor

  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Hector, Ark.
  • High School: Hector HS/Lyon College
  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Shotgun: Kreighoff K80 pro sporter
  • 2017: Won the Class A sporting clays competition with a score of 92 at the Shocker Fall Classic and finished third in Class A trap with a score of 95. Finished third with a score of 90 at the Sporting Chance competition. Helped team win the International Trap competition at the Arkansas ACUI Championships. Won the International Trap competition with a score of 108 at the ACUI Arkansas Championships. Was the champion in International events HOA standings with a total score of 188 at the ACUI Arkansas Championships. In sporting clays, paced Ozarks with a score of 41 at the Arkansas Collegiate Shoot. In international skeet , led team with 29 points and led team in American Skeet with 46 points at the Arkansas Collegiate Shoot. At the ACUI National Tournament, was the top finisher for Ozarks ranking 121 out of 421 shooters. At the ACUI National Tournament, was the national runner-up in International Wobble Trap in the open division. Finished 15th in American Trap; 11th in American Skeet; fifth in combined Trap events out of 592 shooters; 42nd in combined American events out of 718 shooters; 154th out of 543 shooters in combined Skeet events; 105th out of 537 shooters in combined International events at the ACUI National Tournament. Placed 42nd out of 133 shooters in the Class A Division of International Skeet.
  • 2016: National Champion in USA Shooting Class B International Trap. Shocker Classic Class A Trap runner-up and Sporting Clay champion. Served as team captain.
  • High School/Club: Runner-up in Arkansas 4-H trap in 2012.

Tristian Leonard

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Fort Gibson, Okla.
  • High School: Fort Gibson HS
  • Major: Environmental Studies
  • Shotgun: Franchi Affinity

Derrick McKee

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Hartman, Ark.
  • High School: Westside HS
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Shotgun: Perazzi MX 3C Special

Regan Puryear

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Gravette, Ark.
  • High School: Home School
  • Major: Math
  • Shotgun: Beretta AL 391 Urika
  • 2017: Won three different events at the Shocker Fall Classic, including sporting clays, skeet and trap in the Class B division. Scored an 84 in sporting clays, a 91 in skeet and 96 in trap. Placed 16th with a score of 79 at the A Sporting Chance competition. Placed eleventh in American Skeet with a score of 96 at the ACUI Arkansas Championships. Placed sixth in International Trap with a score of 93 at the ACUI Arkansas Championships.
  • 2016: At Shocker Classic in B-Class, placed 2nd in trap, 1st in skeet, and 1st in sporting.
  • High School/Club - 2015: Team placed 3rd in State YHEC Hunting Shotgun and State Range Events Shotgun.
  • High School/Club - 2014: Placed 3rd in State YHEC Hunting Shotgun and tied for 2nd in National YHEC Hunting Shotgun. Team placed 2nd in YHEC Hunting Shotgun and placed 3rd in State Range Events Shotgun.
  • High School/Club - 2013: Team placed 3rd in State YHEC Hunting Shotgun.
  • High School/Club - 2012: Team placed 2nd in Bella Vista Cancer Challenge.

Christian Smith

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Dallas, Texas
  • High School: Dallas Academy
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Shotgun: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2
  • 2017: Scored 55 to place 50th at the A Sporting Chance competition.

Dustin Robertson

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Berryville, Ark.
  • High School: Berryville HS
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Shotgun: Kolar Lite Skeet
  • 2017: Scored 81 to finish 12th at the A Sporting Chance competition. Scored a team-high 47 in American Trap at the Arkansas Collegiate Shoot. At the ACUI National Tournament, placed seventh out of 153 shooters in the Class A Division of Five-Stand. In Sporting Clays, was 22nd out of 158 in the Class A Division. Was 58th in combined Clay Target events out of 668 shooters.
  • High School/Club: Invited to be a member of the 2017 AIM All-Star Team. (2016)-Doubles champion in junior and A class at Kansas State Trap Shoot. Placed 3rd in junior doubles at Indiana State Trap Shoot. In Arkansas State Trap Shoot, was the champion of A Class HAA and A Class doubles, was the runner-up in junior doubles and junior singles championship, and placed 3rd in junior HOA. Champion of A Class HAA and runner-up of junior singles championship in Missouri State Trap Shoot. Champion of A Class doubles in Florida State Trap Shoot. 31st place in Junior All-American points. AA Junior champion in Aim Singles Championship. (2015)-Held a shooting percentage of 96.47% for 5,800 single targets. (2012)-AYSSP Champion of Champions

Gavin Wheeler

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Combs, Ark.
  • High School: Elkins HS
  • Major: Radio, Television and Video Broadcasting
  • Shotgun: Franchi Affinity
  • High School/Club: Six years shooting under Elkins First Baptist Shooting team.
  • 2017: Placed 21st with a score of 77 at the A Sporting Chance competition.

Jonathan Barham

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Emmet, Ark.
  • High School: Prescott HS
  • Major: Environmental Studies
  • Shotgun: Mossberg 930

Wesley Binyon

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Alix, Ark.
  • High School: JC Westside HS
  • Major: Undeclared
  • Shotgun: Remington 1100

Tanner Chronister

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Checotah, Okla.
  • High School: Checotah HS
  • Major: Pre-Med
  • Shotgun: Remington 870 Wingmaster
  • Helped team to the District finals.

Mason Dobbs

  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Eufaula, Okla.
  • High School: Eufaula HS/ Conners State College
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Shotgun: Krieghoff K-80 Parcours
  • Won a National Championships in sporting clays.

Nick Freehling

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Bentonville, Ark.
  • High School: Bentonville HS
  • Major: Elementary Education

Daniel Freiberg

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Hollister, Mo.
  • High School: The Grow School
  • Major: Political Science
  • Shotgun: A400 Excel Multi Target

Logan Hinkle

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Lamar, Ark.
  • High School: Lamar HS
  • Major: Biology
  • Shotgun: Browning Citori 725 Gold
  • Was a member of the Trap Team at Lamar High School. Helped team to a pair of State Finalist appearances.

Casey Johnson

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Booneville, Ark.
  • High School: Booneville HS
  • Major: Biology
  • Shotgun: Beretta - 686 Onyx Pro Trap

Charles Priddy

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
  • High School: Eastern HS
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Shotgun: Kolar Max Trap T/A
  • Club: Kentucky Clay Busters
  • Helped team to a 2016 ATA Great Lakes Grand Singles Championship.

John Wagner

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Montgomery, Texas
  • High School: Montgomery HS
  • Major: Ag and Wilflife Management
  • Shotgun: Browning Citori 725

Bailey Wilson

  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Lamar, Ark.
  • High School: Lamar HS
  • Major: Biology
  • Shotgun: Browning Citori 725
  • Member of the Lamar Trap Shooting Club. Helped team to a 2016 Regional Runner-Up finish.

2016-17 Results

2016-2017 Results

  • Sept. 10-11 @ Shocker Fall Classic (No team score)
  • Oct. 15 @ A Sporting Chance Tournament (No team score)
  • Nov. 17-20 @ ACUI Ark. Competition (9/15-American)
  • Nov. 17-20 @ ACUI Ark. Competition (2/4-International)
  • March 11-12 @ Arkansas Collegiate Shoot (3/11)
  • March 28-Apr. 2 @ ACUI National Tournament (13/22)

All-Time Roster


  • Grace Brown (2014-2017)
  • Daisy Capps (2014-2015)
  • Flora King (2016-2017)
  • Kelsey Meek (2011-2012)
  • Summer Sanders (2016-2017)
  • Kassandra Schrader (2015-2016)
  • CharLee Sloan (2010-2012)
  • Andrea Watson (2015-16)
  • Amber Zimmer (2012)


  • Campbell Albrecht (2016-2017)
  • Daniel Baston (2015-2017)
  • Brain Bell (2010-2015)
  • Evan Castleberry (2016-2017)
  • Wesley Dunham (2012)
  • Jordan Gregory (2010-2012)
  • John Guthrie (2014-2017)
  • Caleb Hemphill (2012-2016)
  • Andrew Herbert (2014-2015)
  • Dylan Hill (2011-2016)
  • Montana Hoing (2012)
  • Dylan Holman (2015-2017)
  • Paul Jarvis (2015-2017)
  • Michael Justice (2016-2017)
  • John Paul Kane (2015-2016)
  • Eston Klutts (2008-2012)
  • Tristian Leonard (2016-2017)
  • Robert Liddon (2010)
  • Evan Meagher (2008-2012)
  • Brad McGaw (2016-2017)
  • Derrick McKee (2016-2017)
  • Jeff Proctor (2016-2017)
  • Jeremy Provence (2010-2011)
  • Regan Puryear (2015-2017)
  • Mitchell Rains (2015-2016)
  • Dustin Robertson (2016-2017)
  • Ethan Rogers (2010-2012)
  • Christian Smith (2016-2017)
  • Cass Thompson (2008-2012)
  • Cameron Vesperman (2011-2012)
  • Gavin Wheeler (2016-2017)
  • Colton Qualls (2008-2012)

Year-By-Year Results

Year-By-Year Results

NCAA Division III

The college experience is a time of learning and growth — a chance to follow passions and develop potential. For student-athletes in Division III, all of this happens most importantly in the classroom and through earning an academic degree. The Division III experience provides for passionate participation in a competitive athletic environment, in which student-athletes push themselves to excellence and build upon their academic success with new challenges and life skills. And student-athletes are encouraged to pursue their full passions and find their potential through a comprehensive educational experience.

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2017-2018 Schedule

  • September 9-10 @ 4th Annual Park City Shocker Fall Classic
  • September 18, 20, 22 @ U of O Clay Target Shoot-A-Thon
  • October 14–15 @ Central Midwest Conf. Championship
  • October 29 @ Missouri Spook Shoot
  • November 4–5 @ Upper Midwest Conf. Championship
  • November 16–19 @ ACUI Eastern Super Shoot
  • November 16–19 @ USAS Qualifier
  • February 10 @ U of O Eagles Shoot Out
  • March 3-4 @ Oklahoma State University Shoot Out
  • March 26-April 1 @ ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships

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