Dacotah Faught

BeardDate of Birth: 09/06/1994

Hometown: Amenia, South Dakota

Event(s): Women's 10m Air Rifle, Women's 50m Rifle Three Position

Her foray into competitive shooting started when she joined the Buffalo Sharpshooters with Dan Guerts as her coach. She started BB gun when she was 8, air rifle at 10, and smallbore at 12.  Just finished her sophomore season at University of Tennessee-Martin, where she has now qualified for NCAA Rifle Championships for two straight seasons.  Finished 36th in Air Rifle in 2015, after making finals and finishing eighth her freshman season.  Earned the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year, becoming the fourth in UT Martin history. 

Competition Highlights

  • 2014 National Champion in Air Rifle
  • 2014 Junior World Team Member
  • 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year