Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 and all of our new Trojan Archery alumni! We are excited to celebrate NINE of our team members and their recent degrees from the University of Southern California.


Lexie Chu

BFA Cinematic Arts, Film and Television Production, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Lexie joined Trojan Archery in Fall 2018 and has shot Olympic Recurve since she was eight years old. Aside from competing for the past two years, she is now a young, very hireable graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts Film and Television Production program.

She became a USA Archery Level 2 Instructor and later served as Trojan Archery’s Director of External Relations. Lexie is excited to join the ranks of the Trojan Archery alumni and continue shooting after graduation. She thanks the team and coaches for all their support!


Brandon Chung

BA Communication, BA English, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Brandon joined the archery team during his first year at USC, and has remained with them ever since. He has been an active figure during his time on the team, serving as the Head of Communications and Vice President of the club, as well as a certified archery instructor, making him a familiar face at the recreational club practices as well as the official university class. He has also medaled at several tournaments, taking home awards in the highly competitive Olympic Recurve division. 


MS Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Shivam Kardani

Shivam joined Trojan Archery in Fall 2019, having brought along his brother’s compound bow. He quickly progressed and competed at the 51st USA Archery Indoor Nationals. During his time with the club, Shivam also received his USA Archery Level 2 Archery Instructor certification – having helped new archers learn about compound bows and safe shooting.


Dan Kwasniewski

PhD, Physical Chemistry, USC Dornsife School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Dan joined Trojan Archery in Fall 2016 and quickly became the competitive mens team’s top Olympic Recurve archer. He served as Club President from 2017-2019, but stepped into the role of a Team Coach after becoming a USA Archery Level 4 Certified Coach.

In addition to serving as Director of Special Projects and designing the official USC archery course, he has competed at many national and regional tournaments. Please check out Trojan Archery’s awards page for all of Dan’s many accolades.

He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry and is currently an Adjunct Professor at Pasadena City College.


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, USC Leventhal School of Accounting

Hannah Lee

Hannah joined Trojan Archery during her last year of college. As a barebow archer, she competed in the 2020 Fivics SoCal Indoor Archery Collegiate Championship (SIACC) and 51st USA Archery Indoor Nationals.


Master of Science, Healthcare Decision Analysis

Yen-Yu (Anderson) Lin

Anderson joined Trojan Archery in Fall 2018 and joined the competitive team as a barebow shooter.

He has shot at regional and national competitions for the past two years, including the SoCal Indoor Archery Collegiate Championship (SIACC) and USA Archery Indoor Nationals.


STEM Master of Business Administration & Certificate of Business Analytics

Kristina Lindstrom

Before becoming a competitive barebow archer, Kristina shot recreationally. Taking the leap during her final year of her MBA, she decided to compete nationally at the 51st USA Archery Indoor Nationals.

She just graduated with a 3.9 for her STEM MBA and 4.0 for her Certificate of Business Analytics. In August, she will be working for Amazon as part of their Financial Leadership Development Program in their Operations Finance division in Seattle.


Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Business and Economic Law, USC Gould School of Law

Courtney (Yi) Lu

Courtney joined Trojan Archery during Fall 2019.

Quickly progressing from a barebow shooter to an Olympic Recurve shooter, she competed in the 2020 Fivics SoCal Indoor Archery Collegiate Championship (SIACC).


Daniel Xu

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Daniel joined Trojan Archery during his final year of college.

As a barebow archer, he competed in the 2020 Fivics SoCal Indoor Archery Collegiate Championship (SIACC) and the 51st USA Archery Indoor Nationals.


We are sad to say goodbye to this many of our team members, but congratulations again to our graduates – we look forward to seeing what you accomplish!

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