Max Michel and Lena Miculek Win Big at 2018 USPSA Nationals

2018 USPSA Nationals

Max Michel, left, and Lena Miculek, right, took home titles at the recent 2018 USPSA Nationals. (Photo: Sig Sauer)

Team Sig members Max Michel and Lena Miculek pulled out big wins for the gun maker at the 2018 USPSA Nationals held in Florida Oct. 20-28.

Michel, captain of Team Sig, shot seven stages before earning the title of USPSA National Carry-Optics Champion in the Sig Sauer Carry Optics Nationals. Michel used a P320X5 equipped with a ROMEO1 sight and shooting Sig Sauer Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammo. This ranks as Michel’s third consecutive win at the USPSA Nationals in the Carry Optics division.

“Going into this match my goal was to keep Sig on top by defending my title in Carry Optics. I am so pleased that I was successful and continue to be the only professional shooter to ever hold a USPSA National Carry Optics title,” Michel explained in a press release. “I am proud of all that I have achieved at this point in my career, and I owe it to the support of the team I have around me, and the backing of the Sig Sauer brand and their superior products.”

Taking the High Lady title in the Sig Sauer Optics Nationals PCC Division, Miculek placed fourth overall among all PCC shooters. Using a Sig Sauer MPX topped with ROMEO3 sight and running Sig Sauer Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammo, Miculek became the first woman to score a top five finish at the USPSA Nationals.

“My proudest moment as a professional shooter came at this years USPSA Sig Sauer Optics Nationals,” Miculek said. “To see all the hard work pay off and become the first female to break the top five at a USPSA Nationals, in addition to winning Master Class for PCC, really motivates me to break more barriers for females in professional shooting.”

Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Commercial Sales for Sig Sauer, Tom Taylor, said the company is ecstatic that Team Sig pulled a stellar victory.

“This is an exciting time for Team Sig. Max and Lena are both competing at such high levels, and as a result of their hard work and dedication they continue to turn in dominating performances,” Taylor said. “At the USPSA Nationals they both made history and we could not be more proud of their accomplishments.”

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