Jeff Hamberg - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior

Full Name: Jeffrey Scott Hamberg
Major: Foreign Language and International Economics
Academic/Athletic Accomplishments: Academic All-SEC (2002-03); Academic All- American, inducted into Delta Phi Alpha (German Honors Society), Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Dean’s List (every semester)
Goals at UK (academically and athletically): Win a national championship, earn All-America status, graduate summe cum laude
Favorite sport other than rifle: Basketball
Favorite Movie: Caddyshack
Reasons for choosing UK: Fairly inexpensive non-resident tuition, combined foreign language and business degree, strong rifle program
Things you like best about UK: The beautiful campus, football games at Commonwealth Stadium and basketball at Rupp Arena, and the CATS Center.
Things you like about the UK rifle program: Coach Mullins, the winning tradition, easy to get along with everyone on the team
Biggest superstition about shooting: German-made rifles are the best.
Hobbies: Playing piano, bowling, reading
Parents: Thomas and Donna Hamberg
Favorite Foods: Lasagna and chicken wings
Future Career Plans: Work in the financial department for a German company such as Anschutz or BASF
Craziest Question About Shooting: “Are you the ones that twirl the rifles at football and basketball games?”

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