Morgan Harbison captures silver medal in national shooting championship

COLORADO SPRINGS — Morgan Harbison captured the Junior Men’s Silver Medal and a spot on the Junior National Team at the USA Shooting National Trap Championships held in Colorado Springs on June 15, 2011.

Harbison is a sophomore animal science major from Farmersville, Texas and is a member of the Aggie Trap & Skeet Team.

After breaking 238 out of 250 targets he finished the finals round with a total of 257 targets and the silver medal. Harbison’s score also qualified him for the men’s open finals where he shot a final round score of 22 out of 25 targets landing him in 4th place in the Open Men’s National Championships. There were 101 competitors vying for the National Championship.

Morgan was a member of the USA Shooting Junior Olympic Trap Team in 2009 and the Junior National Trap Team in 2010. As a part of the World Championship Junior Trap Team he competed at the World Championships in Munich, Germany where he was a member of the Silver Medal Junior Team. He will compete in September for a spot on the Open Men’s National Team at the 2011 Fall Selection Match in Kerrville, Texas. This match is also the 1st Trial for the 2012 Olympic Team.


For more information regarding news from the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, please contact Courtney Coufal at or (979) 845-1542.

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