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The Kentucky Rifle team is named team of the year at the Catspy Awards on Monday, April 23, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

The 2018 CATSPYs winners are…

Kernel News Staff April 23, 2018

Team of the year: UK Rifle Coach of the year: Harry Mullins (rifle) Female athletes of the yearWinners: Leah Edmond (volleyball) and Asia Seidt (swim and dive)Nominees:Katie Reed, softballMami Adachi,...

Henrik Larsen became the first UK rifle competitor to win an individual NCAA championship since 2014. Graphic by Erin Harville of UKAthletics Creative Services.

UK rifle wins NCAA Championship for second time in program history

Kernel Sports Staff March 10, 2018

On Saturday, the Kentucky rifle team concluded its 2017-2018 season by winning the program’s second national title at the NCAA Championships.The last time Kentucky rifle was national champions was in...

Freshman Henrik Larsen adjusts his scope on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 4705 to 4653. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Henrik Larsen finds success far away from home

Keyera Jackson February 28, 2018

Rifling may not be the first sport fans think of when UK sports are being discussed, but the small team has big numbers for UK.Freshman Henrik Larsen has finished in first place in every event he’s competed...

Junior Hanna Carr focuses during UK rifles competition against Morehead State at the Buell Armory and Barker Hall on Feb. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Eddie Justice

UK rifle finishes second at GARC Championships

Barry Johnson III February 25, 2018

The No. 3 Kentucky rifle team finished second at the Great American Rifle Conference Championships this weekend with a score of 4,686.The second-place finish is an improvement from their third-place finish...

Heather Kirby, Billy Azzinaro of the UK rifle team competes against Akron on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Buell Armory. Photos by Britney Howard

UK rifle defeats Memphis behind big performance from a freshman

Cody Ryan January 27, 2018

In its final home match of the regular season, UK’s No. 3 rifle team outshot No. 16 Memphis 4686-4650 in the Buell Armory Saturday morning.Freshman Hailee Sigmon led the way for the Cats, shooting a...

Heather Kirby, Billy Azzinaro of the UK rifle team competes against Akron on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Buell Armory. Photos by Britney Howard

UK rifle maintains undefeated record after beating Ole Miss

Peyton Barnhill November 4, 2017

Kentucky came into their matchup on Saturday morning in Buell Armory sitting undefeated with a 3-0 record and sitting ranked No. 2 in the NCAA. Facing the Cats in the matchup was fellow Great American...

UK rifle takes down Navy to move to 2-0 on the season

Pranavdeep Singh October 15, 2017

Freshman Henrik Larsen had another record-breaking performance on Sunday morning for the UK rifle team, paving the way for the Cats to another win.The No. 3 Cats fired a 4711, and beat the No. 13 United...

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