Mount Marty College Collegiate Archery Sport the First in the Midwest

November 1, 2016

By REILLY BIEL- Yankton Press & Dakotan

Mount Marty College (MMC) is continuing its year of progress by doing something not many colleges in the country have done — making archery a collegiate sport.

At last Tuesday’s State of the Community luncheon in Yankton, MMC President Dr. Marc Long announced that the college will partner with the National Field Archery Association (NFAA) and the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association to make this happen.

MMC will be one of the first colleges to offer archery as a collegiate sport in the Midwest.

MMC currently has archery as a club sport with a handful of members. The transition to a collegiate sport will take place in the 2017-2018 school year, and scholarships will be available.

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