uk rifle1 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/20/14) – The University of Kentucky rifle team used a season-high 2369 in air rifle to take down No. 7 Army 4697-4655 Sunday in West Point, N.Y.

“I thought today was a good day,” UK head coach Harry Mullins said. “We struggled a little bit to open smallbore but prone was solid and most were able to get it together. We were a little off from where we were yesterday but it was still a good showing.”

Kentucky’s 2328 in smallbore helped UK to a 25-point lead after Army finished the opening event with a 2303.
 
Sophomore Connor Davis led the Wildcats in smallbore, delivering a personal-best 589. Senior Emily Holsopple wrapped up the first event with a 585, while Aaron Holsopple shot a 578 in smallbore
 
Junior Jonathan Pinkel continued his strong showing this weekend as an individual, shooting a 583 in smallbore.
 
The Wildcats sealed the win in air rifle, shooting a 2369, including six shooters breaking 590. Army recorded a season-best 2352 in air rifle.
 
“We came out of the gate very strong in air rifle,” Mullins said. “Shooting a season best in air rifle was big and it was nice to see us working hard and getting the most out of every shot.”
 
Emily Holsopple used a season-high 595 to lead UK in air rifle. Freshman Sonya May and sophomore Elijah Ellis each recorded a 592, while freshman Heather Kirby, Aaron Holsopple and Cody Manning each shot a 590.
 
“We’re getting to where we want to be and I like how we’re working as a group,” Mullins said. “Hopefully with more hard work we will move to the next level and consistently stay there. But I’m proud of how they worked and we’ll use this week to get some more work in and hopefully see some improvement from that.”

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14454

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4772

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4321

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4231

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3914

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19355

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15394

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4772

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3518

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1637

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1290

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1220

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1131

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1119

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 819

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 733

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 672

Missions in a Belizean Paradise

by SurfKY News