Luke South - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Tishomingo Co. High School

2015-16 (Senior)

2014-15 (Junior)
Competed in seven matches, averaging 1144.5 in smallbore and 582.8 in air rifle … Season-best in smallbore, 1157, came against Army … Best air rifle score of the year 587, came against Army as well.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Competed in eight matches during his sophomore year, averaging 562.9 in smallbore and 577.1 in air rifle … Posted a season-high 582 in air rifle to open the year vs. Ole Miss … Shot a season-best 569 in smallbore vs. Memphis … Named to the 2013-14 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Competed in 12 events as a freshman … Averaged a 563.8 in smallbore and 583.8 in air rifle … Posted a season-best 575 in smallbore vs. Memphis … Recorded an air rifle personal-best 590 against North Carolina State … Shot a 589 in air rifle at the Great America Rifle Conference Championships … Delivered an aggregate 1158 at the Withrow Invitational.

Prior to UK
Placed fourth overall at the American Legion National Sporter Championship with a total score of 2253.6 in 2010 … Shot an 1154 in prone and 2201 in three-position smallbore at the USA Shooting National Junior Olympics in 2012 … Finished the 2012 USA Shooting National Championships with a 2177 in three-position smallbore and 1132 in air rifle … Excelled in Science and Engineering Fairs at school, regional, and state levels through all years of high school … Selected as an International Science and Engineering Fair Finalist as Sophomore with project entitled “Point of Impact” … Valedictorian of graduating class.

Majoring in mechanical engineering … Son of Marvin and Sharon South … Has one younger brother, Jacob (16) … Born Sept. 27, 1993.

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