Carl N. Chadwell – 1992

Carl N. Chadwell
Carl started trap shooting with his dad, Norris “Chad” Chadwell, in May of 1973, and began registered shooting on March 24, 1974, at the age of ten. He started winning the larger tournaments at the age of 14 and worked up through the ranks of Sub-Junior, Junior, and Adult with great success. On July 11, 1980, at the age of 17, Carl won the President’s Handicap at the Michigan State Shoot with a lone 97 x 100 from 25 ½ yards and reached the 27 yard line.

State Championships
1989 – State High Over-All 974 x 1000
State High All-Around 394 x 400 (record)
State Doubles 99 x 100
1983 – State Doubles 98 x 100
1980 – State Doubles Junior 93 x 100
1979 – State Doubles Junior 88 x 100
State Singles Junior 195 x 200
1978 – State Doubles Junior 92 x 100
State Singles Junior 196 x 100
1977 – State Sub-Junior 84 x 100

Great Lakes Grand
1990 – Great Lakes Doubles 100 x 100
1979 – Great Lakes Singles Junior 195 x 200
1977 – Great Lakes Singles Sub-Junior 95 x 100

Other Major Tournament Victories (State level or higher, 1974 through 1992):
Singles – 20, Handicap – 10, Doubles – 29, High All-Around – 3, High Over-All – 10.
Carl made the Michigan All-State Team 10 times: 1980 – 81 – 82 – 84 – 87 – 88 – 89 – 90 – 91 – 92 and was selected for the All-American Team 3 times: 1979, 1980, & 1981.

Carl led Wolverine Doubles averages in 1989 and 1991, and he was the first shooter in Michigan history to average 96% or higher in doubles two years in a row (1990 & 1991). At the time of his induction, Carl had attained AA-27-AA status five times (1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, & 1992).