The United States Intercollegiate Archery Championships (USIAC) 2001 were held at the Whitaker Intramural Fields at the University of Texas at Austin, May 16-19. Hosting the tournament was the UT Archery Club, led by president, Bill Frank. USIAC is the annual outdoor tournament in which college teams from across the nation compete each spring. This year the four-day event drew 132 archers from 18 universities around the nation. FITA rounds were shot during the first two days of competition. Team competition took place at the end of the second day of the tournament. The final day of competition held the individual elimination rounds and medal rounds.
For the sixth consecutive year, Texas A&M Universityís archery team captured the title of national champion. The Aggies took home a number of trophies; among those at the top was the gold medal in the womenís compound division, won by Mary Zorn while teammate Brandy Forman won the bronze medal. The Aggies swept the menís recurve division with Guy Krueger earning the gold medal, Ryan Brandt winning the silver and Chris Shull taking home the bronze medal. Teammate Dawn Chudy took home the gold medal in the womenís recurve division, while Aggie Lorinda Cohen captured the bronze medal. The gold medal in the menís compound division was won by Adam Wheatcroft from James Madison University.
New archers of the year included Heath Murff from Texas A&M in the menís recurve division, Roshelle Bekaye from Dineí College in the womenís recurve division, Josh Hobbins from Penn State University in the menís compound division and Rachael Probst from Penn College in the womenís compound division. All-American awards were given to the top twenty-five percent of archers in each division as determined by combining their scores from the indoor national tournament, which was held in March, with their outdoor national score from USIAC. The prestigious Collegiate Coach of the Year Award went to University of Texas coach, Tom Parrish.
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