Eric Surber - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior

Full Name: Eric Brandon Surber
Major: Decision Science and Information Systems
Academic/ Athletic Accomplishments: Started on the NRA 3 position smallbore championship high school team in 2000 … won the state championship two years in a row.
Goals at UK (academically and athletically): My number one goal here at UK is to win a national championship. I also would like to become an All-American.
Favorite sport other than rifle: Basketball
Favorite movie: Top Gun
Reasons for choosing UK: Ever since I was little, I can remember always wanting to go to UK.
Things you like best about UK: I love the atmosphere that is presented here on campus. It’s a fun-filled environment that I enjoy.
Things you like about the UK rifle program: We work hard and have fun doing it. That’s a very important aspect. Also Coach Harry Mullins is one of the best coaches in the nation, as well as one of the best people that I know.
Biggest superstition about shooting: I wear the same socks all the time. I have had the same two pairs since my freshman year of high school.
Hobbies: I am an avid car (American muscle) fan and work on them any chance I get.
Parents: Adrian and Pamela Surber
Favorite food: Baby back ribs
Future career plans: Graduate from UK before finding a stable occupation
Craziest question about shooting: “Are you using a real gun?”

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