MARCH 31, 2015

Team Hornady's Jessie Duff Delivers Clean Sweep at US National Steel Championships

Grand Island, NE – Hornady® Manufacturing is pleased to announce another successful overall match win for Hornady® Sponsored shooter, Jessie Duff, at the 2015 US National Steel Championships in Smyrna Beach, Florida on March 21-22, 2015.

Duff overtook the competition in three divisions with first-place wins in: Ladies .22 Open Rimfire, Ladies Limited, Ladies Open, and Ladies Steel Master. Duff counted on Hornady® 9mm 115 gr. HAP® (Hornady Action™ Pistol) bullets to deliver the very best in accuracy and performance.
"Steel shooting is focused on speed," said Duff, "but accuracy is just as important, and I trust Hornady HAPs every time I step to the line to compete."
Duff's wins also contributed to setting two new national records in the Ladies Limited and Open divisions with a score of 104.72 in the Limited, and 93.28 in the Open.

The US National Steel Championships draw hundreds of shooters to compete in eight stages that consist of four steel targets and a stop plate. Competitors are required to draw and hit each target before tapping the designated plate to stop the clock. This competition focuses on pure speed and raw shooting skill.

"The Steel Nationals marked my first match of the 2015 shooting season, and I couldn't be happier to kick off the season with a clean sweep!" Duff said.

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