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Kentucky Athletics | March 15, 2018

Kentucky claims second national championship in school history

2018 Smallbore Finals Recap

CHARLESTON, S.C. –– For the second time in program history, the Kentucky Wildcats are NCAA champions in rifle.

The Wildcats won their first national championship since 2011. Head coach Harry Mullins led UK to both wins.

Championship final resultsIndividual standings | Team standings 

Kentucky used a three-point season best score, 4,717, to win by nine points over five-time defending NCAA Champion West Virginia.

UK led WVU 2,345-2,327 after yesterday's smallbore, and held off the Mountaineers today in air rifle. WVU shot a 2,381 compared with the Wildcats' 2,372.

Henrik Larson led the way for Kentucky in air rifle with a clutch 596, fourth best in the field. Hailee Sigmon shot 595, Hanna Carr shot 593, Cathryn Papasodora posted a 588, and Billy Azzinaro produced a 587.

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