The third leg of the SEAL (South East University Archery League) for Brunel University occurred on Sunday 12 February in Imperial College London. Brunel lined up against the host Imperial, Queen Mary University and University of London.
In this leg, Brunel University's Novice team placed third overall with 1011. Imperial came first with 1437, followed by University of London (1331) and fourth place went to Queen Mary (912).
Brunel's spotlight goes to Novice archer Linda Scerpella who, in her first competition, broke her record by almost 30 points scoring 384. She placed fourth in the Novice Lady Recurve.
"[A] very pleasant experience! It was my first competition and the other archers in my target helped me with scoring and calculating points. I also scored my personal best score which obviously makes me very happy and proud", commented Linda in regards to her day.
First place in the Novice Lady Recurve went to Vera Jackisch (Imperial) with 509, second place to Portia Kenny (University of London) with 496, and third place to Andrea Fung (University of London) with 445.
The Senior team placed fourth in the Senior team overall with 1632. First place went to the University of London with 2176. Second place went the host with 2091. Third was Queen Mary with 1637.
The Men's Senior Recurve was dominated by University of London with Dominic Collis taking first place and Richard Hwarn Yip Yim in second place, 562 and 547 respectively, both with no misses. Third place went to Russell Foo Chuan Wen (Imperial College London) with 540, and Brunel's Manraj Kahlon, Joe Howard and Arran Adam came 10th, 12th and 13th respectively.
Continuing in the Senior category, the chair of Brunel's Archery Fraser McDonald was the only participant in his division, thus winning with a score of 384 in the Senior Men's Barebow. This was also the instance for Jessica Wilby (University of London) who was the only one who competed in the Senior Lady Recurve.
Moving to the Novice category, Shuhao Yang came third in his division - Men's Novice Recurve - with a result of 430. First and second place went to Imperial's Henry Zheng (479) and Matthew Davy (449) respectively. Brunel's Ghali Moralis placed fifth with 197.
Brunel's fourth leg will take place on 25 February in Crawley, where BUCS will take place.