Thursday, September 8, 2011
U.S. archer adds two records to collection
Jamie Van Natta added two more records to her resume on Wednesday at the Archery World Cup.
Van Natta broke the individual world record with her qualification score of 703 in Shanghai, China, and then clinched her second world record of the day with the team's No. 1 qualifying score of 2095.
The U.S. women's team is ranked first, followed by Italy and France.
Rodger Willett Jr. led the U.S. compound men's team with a third place ranking as he seeks an unprecedented World Cup season sweep. The U.S. men are ranked No. 1 after Braden Gellenthien finished the day in fifth place and brothers Reo and Logan Wilde finished in sixth and seventh, respectively.