COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKYT) – The University of Kentucky rifle crew claimed the 2021 NCAA Rifle National Championship on Saturday. It’s the third NCAA title for rifle coach Harry Mullins.
UK earned the crew title after posting a 4731 total ranking, the supreme in NCAA championship history.
Sophomore Mary Tucker took dwelling the small bore nationwide championship on Friday, then defeated teammate Will Shaner on Saturday alongside with her last shot to grab the air rifle title. Tucker is the sixth shooter in history to carry out gold in both events on the NCAA Championships.
The Wildcats’ three nationwide championships are tied for third amongst all Division 1 applications with Tennessee Tech and TCU.
Mullins coached the Cats to championships in 2011 and 2018. His three nationwide titles trails Adolph Rupp (four) for loads of in UK history. Rupp and Mullins are doubtlessly the most efficient coaches in train history to grab three or extra Division 1 nationwide championships.
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