Emmie Sellers - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Fifth Year
  • Hometown Simla, Colo.
  • High school Big Sandy HS

Career Marks: Smallbore (588), Air Rifle (598), Aggregate (1186)

Senior (2022-23)

  • Posted a career-high 586 in smallbore twice during the season
  • Scored a 1181 aggregate in Alaska with a 586 in smallbore and 595 in air rifle
  • Was an alternate on UK’s squad that traveled to the national championships, finishing third

Junior (2021-22)

  • Set a career high in smallbore vs. Akron with a 584
  • Tied her air rifle career high at the GARC Championships with a 596
  • Averaged 576.636 in smallbore and 589.917 in air rifle

Sophomore (2020-21)

  • Averaged 571.778 in smallbore and 586.7 in air rifle during the season.
  • Set a new career high in smallbore with a 583 in the Kentucky Long Rifle Match.
  • Season high in air rifle was a 591 twice vs. Nebraska and at NCAA Qualifier.

Freshman (2019-20)

  • Shined in air rifle, scoring a career-best 596 in Kentucky’s historic win at West Virginia
  • Best smallbore score was 572, which she did twice during the year

Prior to UK

  • Named 2019 Sportswoman of the Year in Colorado for shooting sports
  • National Army Marksmanship Unit Reserve Champ Air in the 2018
  • Colorado State Champ in the .22 Hunt


  • Nickname: Mimi
  • Major: Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology
  • Birthday: March 18
  • Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
  • Parents: Ricky and Heidi Sellers
  • Siblings: Younger siblings, Antone and Ashtin
  • Notes: Played Volleyball, Basketball and Track in High School
    • Made the state tournament for two years in row
    • Member of the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student council, Skills USA Chapter and 4H
    • Participated in different community service projects, such as Valentine’s Cards for Children’s Hospital, Food Drive and Trash Cleanup

Sellers chose Kentucky because … “Of the science programs and the rifle team (FAMILY!).”

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