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Team Hoyt Is Red Hot In The Desert

Apr 09, 2018 |  #Hoyt #compound #recurve #target archery

Phoenix, Arizona

The US outdoor season kicked off this past weekend in the warm desert of Arizona at the popular Arizona Cup. Make no mistakes, however, this is no warm-up shoot. The AZ Cup is also the USAT (United States Archery Team) season opener, so shooters have a lot on the line as they compete for USAT ranking points and prize money.

Brady Ellison led the way to a Team Hoyt podium sweep in the Senior Recurve Division, winning gold ahead of Matt Nofel and Jack Williams who earned silver and bronze respectively. Ellison also competed in Senior Compound Division where he earned ranking points with a solid 5th place finish among US shooters.

The Women’s Podiums were also dominated by Red with Mackenzie Brown winning gold and the young Casey Kaufhold winning Bronze in the Senior Recurve Division and Hoyt shooters Tojo Ellison and Linda Ochoa-Anderson taking home silver and bronze respectively. 

In the Men’s Senior Compound division, the Dutchman Mike “Mr. Perfect” Schloesser added another gold medal to his collection, dominating his finals match by four points.

Congratulations to all shooters who competed in The Arizona Cup, especially to all those who made the podium. For a complete list of results, go to https://www.teamusa.org/usa-archery/tournament/live-results

Hoyt Teammates, Brady Ellison, Matt Nofel and Jack Williams sweep the podium in Senior Recruve.


Brady Ellison executing another perfect shot at the Arizona Cup, shooting his Hoyt Formula Faktor and  X-Tour limbs.


Mackenzie Brown, calm and cool on her way to a gold medal.


Casey Kaufhold contemplating her next shot as she continues her success this season with a bronze medal in Arizona.


Tojo Ellison shot her way onto the podium for the second week in a row, earning a silver medal in Arizona after doing same in Versus MX the week prior.


After winning the NFAA Indoor Nationals a few weeks ago, Linda Ochoa-Anderson takes her game outdoors and earns a trip the podium with a bronze medal in Arizona.


Mike “Mr. Perfect” Schloesser showing off his form on his way to another gold medal.