Cody Manning - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school South Laurel

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2013-14 (Junior)
Competed in both events in 14 matches this year for the Wildcats … Averaged 569.9 in smallbore and 582.3 in air rifle … Shot a season-best 578 in smallbore vs. Murray State and season-best 590 in air rifle vs. Army … Named to the 2013-14 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Posted a personal best in UK’s win over West Virginia to clinch the Great America Rifle Conference regular season championship, shooting a 591 in air rifle … Competed in 11 of Kentucky’s 13 matches during the regular season … Shot a season-best 575 in smallbore vs. Memphis … Named to the SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Competed in eight smallbore and rifle events as a freshman … Posted his best smallbore score against Nebraska, shooting a 565 … Shot a season-best 585 in air rifle in his first collegiate match against Ole Miss … Finished his first year of collegiate competition with a 559.6 average in smallbore and a 576.6 average in air rifle.

Prior to UK
Attended South Laurel in London, Ky. … Excelled in the classroom, earning valedictorian honors, Governor’s Scholar and Otis A. Singletary Scholar accolades … Was also voted as the Beta Club president and the vice president of the National Honor Society.

“Cody has been coming on strong the past year. He has tremendous thirst for knowledge on the sport of shooting. His high energy and motivation bring strong energy to the range. Over the next few months we will see some great things from him. He has set the bar high for himself and has the skills to meet his goals.”
— Harry Mullins

Full name is Cody Lane Manning … Son of James and Karen Manning … Has an older sister, Sara Maning (25) … Father and sister both attended UK … Born on March 19, 1993 in Corbin, Ky.

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