Junior shooter Dakota Overland claimed her first Nationwide Championship title after successful Excessive Girl on the 2020 USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals, held in Frostproof, FL, earlier this month. The younger shooter bested 17 different feminine opponents throughout 12 totally different phases to take high honors, in addition to a powerful 32nd place total in a crowded subject of 160 shooters with a remaining rating of 713.89. The annual occasion attracts high multi-gun shooters from throughout the nation. Overland went on to compete on the PCC Nationals the next weekend, the place she garnered a high 5 end.
Overland along with her customized JP Enterprises SCR-11 rifle.
Overland is a model ambassador for Federal and as such, she was capturing the corporate’s ammo on the match, giving it excessive reward.
“The match itself wasn’t girls targeted, nonetheless I gained each the Girls’ classes within the Tactical and General,” mentioned Overland concerning the match. “I had no malfunctions, and my [ammunition] labored flawlessly with unbeatable accuracy and reliability.”
For her rifle, Overland was capturing a customized JP Enterprises SCR-11. Her pistol sponsor is Arnzen Arms. As for a shotgun, she was utilizing the favored Benelli M2.
Overland along with her 2020 Tactical Division award plaque. (Picture courtesy of Dakota Overland’s Fb web page.)
She had extra to say concerning the M2’s efficiency as a aggressive capturing shotgun. “I began capturing the Benelli M2 two years in the past,” mentioned Overland. “I used to be quite a bit smaller then and the recoil of the M2 is way lower than my earlier shotguns. This enables me to get again on track shortly and make quick and correct photographs. You’ll be able to’t beat the efficiency, and it has allowed me to higher my abilities and permit for critical progress.”
Her finest stage on the 2020 USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals was Stage 2: “Double with the Home,” the place she completed seventh total with a rating of 67.36.
When she is not capturing, the 17-year-old Overland is a pupil who attends Century Faculty in White Bear, MN. She started to compete at a younger age and through the years has developed fairly the aggressive capturing CV. Her schedule, which usually contains about 13 main matches every season, has taken her to among the nation’s high ranges. On the worldwide degree, Overland represented the U.S. on the 2018 IPSC Shotgun World Shoot in Chateauroux, France, the place she gained a bronze medal. Together with the fun of 3-Gun competitors, Overland enjoys the camaraderie shared amongst shooters, in addition to serving to different younger folks get into the capturing sports activities.
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