Hillsdale College Shooting Sports Roster

Coach Michael Carl, D.D.S., J.D.

 

Michael Carl has been the head coach of the Hillsdale College Shotgun te
am since the Fall of 2013. Carl has prior experience coaching the Mattawan High School Shooting Team. He has attended mental game and shooting technique clinics across the county, including from past USA Shooting Olympic coaches.
He is licensed to practice both dentistry and law in Michigan and focuses mainly in the sale and transition of medical and dental practices. A practicing dentist in Michigan for the last 31 years, he has counseled over 250 clients through the transition process. He obtained his D.D.S. from the University of Detroit in 1983, and his J.D. from Thomas J. Cooley law school in 1991.
He is a member of the Kalamazoo Valley District Dental Society, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. Also a member of the Michigan Bar Association, he maintains many contacts
in both industries through seminars and speaking engagements.
Michael lives in Kalamazoo and spends his free time launching 70 foot roll casts to rising trout and making spectacular wing shots from the hip.

 

 

 

Emanuel Boyer/Palm Harbor, Florida

Year: Junior
Primary Discipline(s): Skeet
Primary Shotgun: Perazzi Mirage-S, 29 ½” O/U
2015/2016:
Recorded the top score for the Hillsdale College team in American Skeet at the 2015 SCTP Nationals
2014/2015:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...Made significant improvements over the course of the season in all disciplines...Recorded a solid performance at the ACUI National Championship...Posted scores in both Sporting Clays and Five Stand
High School:
Shot competitively in the ATA for a number of years both before, and during high school...named to the ATA All-American Sub-Junior second team in 2011 and the first team in 2012...Graduated 9th in a class of 900...Was president of the German National Honor Society and a member of the National Honor Society...Avid golfer...Born July 13, 1996...Parents are Thomas and Carrie Boyer.

 


Ian Dupre/Champion, Pennsylvania

Year: Senior
Primary Discipline(s): International Trap
Primary Shotgun: Perazzi MX8, 29.5”
2016/2017:
Performed well at the SCTP National Championships...contributed to the overall team score in all events...won the International Trap side event
2015/2016:
Contributed to the team’s overall score in 4 out of the 6 events at the ACUI Collegiate National Championship...earned a place on the NRA All-American team...Won the College division in International Trap at the USA National Championship over the summer
2012/2013:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...Won the HOA combined trap event at the Midwest Invitational in St. Louis, MO...Placed 4th overall in the American Trap event at the ACUI National College Championships
High School:
Competed primarily in USA Shooting bunker trap events throughout high school...earned Varsity letters in rugby and fencing at Culver Academy...graduated with honors in Equine Science...A founding member of their shooting club and an assistant captain of the Lancers mounted drill team...Born January 06, 1994...Son of Lorraine.

 

 

Matthew Grunzweig/South Lyon, Michigan

Year: Sophomore
Primary Discipline: Sporting Clays
Primary Shotgun: Kolar Max Lite Sporting 32”
2016/2017:
Shot a 99 out of 100 at the Michigan Fall Team Shoot to lead the team in American trap.
2015/2016:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...led the team in Sporting Clays at the Fall SCTP Collegiate National Championship...Showed great progress as a developing all-around shooter.
High School:
Matt attended Detroit Catholic Central...competed on their shotgun shooting club for 4 years...One of Michigan’s highest ranked junior sporting clays competitors...Won the junior state title in 2015. Selected once to the NSCA All-American team and 6 times to the NSCA sub gauge All-American team...Born August 20, 1997... Parents are Kevin and Terri.

 

 

Jordan Hintz/Burlington, Wisconsin

Year: Senior
Primary Discipline(s): American Trap and International Trap
Primary Shotgun: Kolar Max Lite Trap 32” and 30”O/U
2016/2017:
Recorded a 99 out of 100 in American Skeet at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship to take Runner-Up event honors...tied teammate Drew Lieske for second place overall...Claimed 12th place individual honors in the overall at the SCTP College Nationals
2015/2016:
Started his junior season by winning the American Skeet event at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship...was a member of the 5-man team that won the Michigan Fall Team Shoot
2014/2015:
Recorded a solid performance at the ACUI National Championship...took Runner Up honors in the International Shootout Bunker Trap event...named to the NRA/ACUI All-American team...also Collegiate American Trap and Doubles Trap Champion at the SCTP National Championship
2013/2014:
Made the most out of his freshmen year with a stellar performance at the ACUI National Championship...Shooting 100x100 in both American Skeet and American Trap...took the High Combined Trap and High Combined American honors...finished 3rd in skeet and Runner-Up in trap after a shoot-off High School: As a member of the Burlington High School Shooting Team, Jordan led one of the nation’s largest Scholastic Clay Target Program teams to 6 Team National Championships in various disciplines...and 3 team High Overall National Championship wins...a 3-time member of the USA Shooting Junior Olympic Team...and was also a member of the Burlington High School Bowling Team...bowling a 300 in one game...Graduated in top 10% of his class...Member of the National Honor Society...Born October 4, 1994. Parents are Perry and Krista.

 

Casey Inks/Waterford, Pennsylvania

Year: Senior
Primary Discipline: American Trap
Primary Shotgun: Beretta 687 Silver Pigeon O/U, 30'
2016/2017:
Recorded solid performance at the SCTP College Nationals taking the
Ladies American Trap Bronze Medal...Contributed scores to take the American Trap Team Gold Medal
2015/2016:
Took Fall Semester hiatus to participate in Hillsdale’s WHIP program...Returned in Spring for the ACUI National Championships...Contributed scores to take the DIII American Trap Gold Medal
2014/2015:
Logged another successful ACUI National Championship taking the Ladies “International Trap” Gold Medal...the Ladies American Trap Silver Medal...and Ladies Combined Trap Gold Medal
2013/2014:
Competed at the SCTP Regional Shoot and took the Division 1 Team American Trap Bronze Medal...Recorded a successful ACUI National Championship performance becoming the International Shoot-Out Bunker Trap Gold Medalist...Ladies Sporting Clays Bronze Medalist...D III Team Sporting Clays Gold Medalist...Earned a place at ACUI/OTC Collegiate Shotgun Development Camp where she took the Silver Medal
High School:
Earned positions on the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Pennsylvania Junior/Sub-Junior All State Team...
Named Pennsylvania’s 2011 Women’s Handicap High Average Leader...Guided the Lake Edinboro Sportsman’s League “Team Young Guns” to State Championships in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013...Member of the National Honor Society while at Fort LeBoeuf High School...Graduated with highest honors...Born June 29, 1995...Parents are Marcy and Keith. 

 

 

Kie Kababik/Townsend, Delaware

Year: Senior
Primary Discipline: American Trap
Primary Shotgun(s): Krieghoff K80 Trap Special Top Single 34” O/U 32” and Krieghoff K80 ACS O/U 32”
2016/2017:
Had a solid performance at the SCTP College Nationals...5th place in the overall with a 565 out of 600...named to the ATA All-American team...inducted into the Eastern States Trapshooting Hall of Fame.
2015/2016:
Shot a near perfect 199x200 to win the American Trap champion title at the SCTP Collegiate Nationals...also placed 2nd in the American Trap event at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship...A member of the 5-man team that won the Michigan Fall Team Shoot...named to the ATA All-American team.
2014/2015:
Made significant contributions to the team at the ACUI National Championship...shoots 100 straight in both the American Skeet and American Trap events to win the Combined American title...finished ACUI National Championship American Trap Runner Up after a shoot-off...Named captain of the Delaware State American Trap Team...took American Trap singles champion honors at the Empire Grand in New York...ATA Clay Target Championship Men’s 5th.
2013/2014:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...ACUI Midwest Conference Championship Trap Runner Up...named to the ATA All-American team...took 3rd place in the ATA Grand American Champion of Champions event...ATA Clay Target Championship Junior Gold Runner Up...ATA Handicap Championship Junior Gold 3rd...ATA All-Around Championship Junior Gold Champion...selected as the captain of the Delaware State ATA Trap team.
High School: A distinguished, nationally recognized American Trap shooter from Delaware...The only junior to win six consecutive men’s Delaware American Trap Singles Championship titles and five consecutive Delaware American Trap Doubles Championship titles...
accumulating over 20 Men’s State Championships before the age of 18...Named to the ATA All-American team seven times, including captainof the 2010 Team...Varsity soccer player, 2009 state championship team...Born January 02, 1995...Parents are Sean and Lesly.

 

 

Drew Lieske/ Davison, Michigan

Year: Junior

Primary Discipline: Sporting Clays

Primary Shotgun: Kolar Max Lite Sporting 32”

2016/2017:
Started the fall season off by winning the sporting clays event at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship...shooting a 97 out of 100...and placed runner-up in the overall...Then went on to win the sporting clays event at the SCTP Collegiate National Championships (Oct.) firing scores of 98 and 92...also placed runner-up in the overall at this event with a cumulative score of 573 out of 600...Had a strong showing at the NSCA National Sporting Clays Championship with a score of 276 out of 300.
2015/2016:
Took the High Overall title for the second consecutive year at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship...also Skeet Runner-Up... A member of the 5-man team that won the Michigan Fall Team Shoot in September...Sixth overall at the ACUI Collegiate National Championship...led the team in Sporting Clays, Skeet and 5-Stand at Nationals...Named to both the NRA/ACUI All-American team and the NSCA All-American team...Finished the year ranked #5 in the junior FITASC world ranking.
2014/2015:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...A versatile sporting clays and all-around shooter...Had an impressive first showing, winning both the High Overall and Sporting Clays events at the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship...was a huge asset in the international skeet event as a finalist in theInternational Shoot-Out...claimed junior champion honors at the U.S. FITASC Grand Prix in Minnesota...Named to both the NRA/ACUI All-American team and the NSCA All-American team.
High School:
The number one ranked sporting clays shooter in the United States his senior year...A four-time team captain at Davison High School...He led the Davison team to state victories in 2013 and 2014...earned 3 individual scholastic state championship titles... Additionally, a past World FITASC Sporting Junior Champion...named to the NSCA All-American team for six consecutive years... and a member of the NSCA USA Team in 2014...Graduated as the valedictorian of his class...Member of the National Honor Society... Born July 26, 1995... Parents are Pat and Karen.

 

 


Kyle Luttig/ Fowler, Michigan
Year: Senior
Primary Discipline: American Trap
Primary Shotgun: Kolar Max Lite Trap 32”
2016/2017:
Led the team in American Trap at both the ACUI Midwest Conference Championship and the SCTP College Nationals...with scores of 99 out of 100 and 198 out of 200 respectively
2015/2016:
Member of the 5-man team that won the Michigan Fall Team Shoot
2014/2015:
Had a solid performance at the ACUI Collegiate National Championship, averaging over 90% in all events
2013/2014:
Joined the Shotgun Team as a true freshman...Recorded his first overall win at the UK Fall Classic, winning the American Trap event...Saw extensive growth as an all-around shooter
High School:
Two time Michigan American Trap All-State team junior captain...3-time Michigan American Trap state champion...AIM American Trap national champion...Graduated in the top 10 of his class...Member of the National Honor Society and was president of his school’s Business Professionals of America chapter...Born November 14, 1994...Parents are Dave and Karen.

 

 

Rylan Meares/Spring Hill, Tennessee

Year: Sophomore
Primary Discipline(s): American Trap
Primary Shotgun: Beretta SV10 Prevail, 32"

2015/2016:
Added to the team score in American trap at the SCTP Collegiate Nationals
in October.
High School: Competed for Summit High School Clay Target Team under Coach Chad Whittenburg...where he concentrated chiefly on American Trap...helped the Summit High Team achieve 2nd place at Regionals and 4th in state his senior year...Graduated 10th overall in his class...A 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo and enjoys fitness...Born February 24, 1997...Parents are Mark and Shelley.

 

 

Lucas Pieraccini/Phoenix, Arizona

Year: Freshman
Primary Discipline: American Trap and Skeet
Primary Shotgun: Browning Citori 625 O/U, 30”
2016/2017:
Shot his first 100 straight in American trap at the team’s first competition of the year...Contributed to the team's American skeet win at the SCTP College Nationals in October with a 194x200
High School:
Shot with the Ben Avery Clay Crushers during his four years in high school...Placed 7th overall at the 2016 USAYESS High School Nationals...and helped the Clay Crushers to a 3rd place team position at the 2015 SCTP High School Nationals...He was involved in the Boy Scouts of America, holding various leadership positions within his troop including Senior Patrol Leader...reached the rank of Eagle
Scout...Loves the outdoors, especially backpacking...graduated earning high honors...Born on March 3, 1998...Parents are Valerie and Paul.