Cogdell-Unrein remains on target, wins second medal this month

July 19, 2018

Corey Cogdell-Unrein trapshooting

Corey Cogdell-Unrein

Eagle River trapshooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein teamed with California’s Jake Wallace to lift Team USA to a gold medal at the final ISSF World Cup of the season in Tucson, Arizona.

It was the second medal in trap mixed team competition this month for the three-time Olympian from Alaska.

Cogdell-Unrein and Wallace, who qualified in second place, beat top qualifiers Melanie Couzy and Sebastien Guerrero of France in the final.

Cogdell-Unrein and Wallace scored 43 points to beat the French duo by one.

Trap mixed team, which has teams of one man and one woman alternate in shooting five targets each, will make its Olympic debut in 2020.

Earlier this month at the first-ever trap mixed team tryout at Fort Carson, Colorado, Cogdell-Unrein Wallace finished won the silver after beating out 32 other teams.

They will represent the U.S. at the world championship in September in South Korea.