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Georgia Southern’s Eagle Battalion Ranger Challenge Team Lands Second Place in Competition

Georgia Southern finished first in both the weapons assembly and night land navigation.

The Georgia Southern ROTC Rangers recently landed a second place award at the 6th Brigade Army ROTC Ranger Challenge competition held at Camp Blanding, Florida.


In late January, the team competed against University of Florida, University of Alabama, University of Mississippi, Louisiana State University and Puerto Rico – Mayaguez battling through an Army physical fitness test, hand grenade assault course, basic rifle marksmanship, triage, rope bridge, weapons assembly, night land navigation and a 10K ruck march.

Georgia Southern finished first in both the weapons assembly and night land navigation. The University of Alabama took top honors and will represent the 6th Brigade in April at the United States Military Academy’s Sandhurst competition.

The Ranger Challenge Team has already claimed the No. 1 spot for the Georgia state championship.

Team members included:

  • Adler – MS IV – Mechanical Engineering – Marietta, Georgia
  • Grant Allen – MS I – Political Science – Hahira, Georgia
  • Luc Aviles – MS III – Construction Management – Suffern, New York
  • Aaron Bohan – MS III – Justice Studies – Cumming, Georgia
  • William Eberhart – MS II – Nursing – Rome, Georgia
  • John Dudley – MS IV – Exercise Science – Villa Rica, Georgia
  • Caleb Herd – MS II – Civil Engineering – Lancaster, Ohio
  • Dakota Jones – MS III – Finance – Reidsville, Georgia
  • Madison Stewart – MS III – International Studies – Senoia, Georgia
  • Tania Camacho (Alternate) – MS III – Accounting – Hinesville, Georgia
  • Sean de la Torre (Alternate) – MS II – History – Hinesville, Georgia

 

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