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Citadel News Service
23 Jun 2006

Cadet earns shot at World Shooting Championships

[@tb]On the last day of the 2006 USA Shooting National Championships, Cadet Henry Dominick of Newberry, S.C., earned a spot on the U.S. Shooting Team. He shot a 1,020 in junior men's sport pistol, winning the junior grand champion trophy for being the shooter with the most points in all junior men's pistol events combined.[@te]

PhotoDominick's performance at the International Shooting Complex June 11-18 at Fort Benning, Ga., means he will represent the United States at the 49th World Shooting Championships July 21 through August 6, 2006 in Zagreb, Croatia.

Dominick is a member of The Citadel Pistol Team, a club sport, and is coached by Joel Sexton, M.D., of Newberry, S.C.

A rising sophomore majoring in civil engineering, Dominick was an experienced shooter upon his arrival at The Citadel in August 2005.

He had three years experience shooting air pistol, and has two national junior titles and two trips to the National Junior Olympics under his belt. He also held three national junior indoor records in sport pistol, rapid fire and standard pistol. He is one of only four freshmen who joined the Citadel Pistol Team with any prior competitive shooting experience.
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