APSU student finishes 22nd overall at collegiate drone racing nationals
Michael Hunter ready for national championship
(Updated April 15, 2019)
Michael Hunter, lead pilot for the Drone Club at Austin Peay, finished 22nd overall and sixth in his bracket at the Collegiate Drone Racing Association nationals – in the school’s first season of competitive racing – Sunday, April 14, at the University of North Dakota.
"Thank you, GIS Center APSU, for getting me here," he said on his Facebook page. "It was a blast!"
"I want to thank you all for your support while I was here at CDRA for nationals," he said.
Even though he finished 22nd overall, his combined times during the competition placed him 20th overall. Forty-six pilots from across the country qualified for the national tournament.
At the tournament, Hunter qualified for the “Next 16” bracket at the tournament-style competition. He made it to the semifinals in that bracket.
The Drone Club at Austin Peay will compete in its second season starting this fall.
TO LEARN MORE
- For more about the Collegiate Drone Racing Association, visit http://collegiatedroneracingassociation.com/.
- For more about the Drone Club at Austin Peay, go to https://www.facebook.com/DroneClubAtAPSU/.
Michael Hunter builds the drone he'll fly at nationals