James Jasis - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Lyon County

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2011-12 (Junior)
Competed in eight smallbore and air rifle events on the year … Posted a 570.8 scoring average in smallbore while finishing the year with a 572.8 average in air rifle … Season high in smallbore and air rifle was 578, shooting a 578 against Memphis in smallbore and three times in air rifle, including against Nebraska, Murray St/Ohio St. and at the GARC Championships.

2010-11 (Sophomore)
Averaged a 570.22 in air rifle and a 560.67 total in smallbore … Had a season-high 574 at Ole Miss in smallbore and a season-best 584 against Memphis in air rifle … Also totaled a 583 in air rifle against Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. … Shot a 568 in smallbore against traditional power Alaska-Fairbanks.

“James is starting to keep more focus. This is the year that he will meet his own expectations through staying focused on his tasks and his performance. He has tremendous talent and a strong work ethic. This year we will work hard on getting his confidence higher so that he can meet his goals in the sport. James can overcome some of his obstacles this season and have a great year.”
— Harry Mullins

“James is working hard on improving his mental game. As a senior, his physical skill set is already rather developed and he knows that in order to improve he will have to look to other aspects of his training. He’s choosing to do the work on and off the range in order to get it done.”
— Amy Sowash

2009-10 (Freshman)
Posted a 554.36 average in smallbore and a 563.82 average in air rifle, good for a 1118.18 combined average … Had a 194.09 average in prone, a 178.18 average in standing and a 182.09 average in kneeling … Had career-best performances in the postseason, shooting a 572 in smallbore at the GARC Championships and a 576 in air rifle at the NCAA Qaulifier.

Prior to UK

Talented shooter out of Lyon County High School, coached by Byron Jasis … A four-year letter-winner in tennis … Graduated with academic honors … Listed 586 as a career high in air rifle and 570 as a career mark in smallbore.

Full name is James Gregory Jasis … Born December 17 in Paducah, Ky. … Son of Byron and Michele … Has one sister, Jessica Jasis (23) … Father attended Kentucky.


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