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Clarkson Army Rotc Squad Second In Ranger Challenge
A team of Army ROTC cadets from Clarkson University finished second overall in the 1st Brigade, First ROTC Region's 13th Annual Ranger Challenge Competition this past weekend in Westover, Mass. The performance by the Clarkson Ranger Challenge Team was the University's best finish in the history of the competition.
The team, comprising seven Clarkson students, two SUNY Potsdam students and one student from St. Lawrence University, took first place in the rifle marksmanship competition and had strong showings in the majority of other events.
Clarkson was one of 20 ROTC teams participating in the demanding 12-event competition. Also included among the field were teams representing Boston University, Canisius College, University of Connecticut, Cornell University, University of Maine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
University of Massachusetts, University of New Hampshire, Northeastern University, Norwich University, Providence College, University of Rhode Island, Rochester Institute of Technology, Siena College/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, St. Bonaventure University, SUNY Brockport, Syracuse University, University of Vermont, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.