This weekend saw the start of the indoors season for UWAC with the first BUTTS League leg hosted in Nottingham.
UWAC enjoyed success on Sunday in both experienced and novice categories. The experienced team beat Loughborough, Nottingham and Nottingham Trent to come first, and the novice team came second only to Loughborough. The experienced team was made up of Tom Hall, James Jeffs, Maddie Meatyard and Enrik Nako. The Novice team was made from Nicole Tang, John Jose, Jack Brittan and Timon Hynes.
Individual results for the leg includes a gold medal in experienced gents and ladies recurve (Tom Hall and Maddie Meatyard), experienced ladies barebow (Jasmine Grosso) and novice ladies recurve (Nicole Tang).
Combining the Nottingham and Oxford results reveals Sunday was one of the closest BUTTS legs in history for the experienced teams, with first and second place (Birmingham and Warwick respectively) tying on team score and hits, being separated by only golds (120 for Birmingham to 119 for Warwick). The novice team came 4th overall, a welcome change to the traditional bottom half finish in recent years.
On the boat race front the Warwick A team had a score to settle with Loughborough, who went undefeated last year. Warwick A were lead to victory by social sec and ringer Tim Jackson, beating Loughborough and Nottingham Trent to become winners of the Nottingham leg boat race.
Well done to all the archers that took part this past weekend. Next weekend we have the second leg of the BUTTS Indoor league, hosted by Loughborough. UWAC will be facing off against Derby, Loughborough and Birmingham.
The score breakdown for the leg is as follows:
Combined score: 2247, 119 golds.
Combined score: 1579, 14 golds.