CLEMSON — Michael Allen Hauser of Enoree and Clemson University’s Pershing Rifles Company C-4 won the National Pershing Rifles Drill Competition in Jacksonville, Florida.
Hauser majors in Electrical Engineering.
After having competed the last few years but coming up short of a championship, the Clemson company entered 2017 determined to stake their claim as victors. Clemson’s Pershing Rifles participated in every event, winning first place in Platoon Regulation and Squad Exhibition.
Through precision and expert technique, Clemson showed itself to be the most elite drill company present.
This is the Clemson Pershing Rifles’ ninth overall national championship overall. Company C-4 is commanded by Capt. Evan Dunker.
Ranked No. 23 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.