Mason Hamilton - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • Hometown Springfield, Ky.
  • High school Washington County HS

Career Marks: Smallbore (589), Air Rifle (589)

Junior (2021-22)

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in May 2022
  • Set a career-high 589 smallbore score vs. Akron
  • Averaged 579.25 in smallbore and 583.909 in air rifle

Sophomore (2020-21)

  • Averaged 571.8 in smallbore and 576.667 in air rifle.
  • Season high 576 against Nebraska in smallbore
  • Season high 587 against NC State in air rifle

Freshman (2019-20)

  • Best air rifle performance of the year was a 589 at home vs. Arkron
  • Highest smallbore score came at Murray State with a 577

Prior to UK

  • Eley High School All-American
  • Seven-time 4H State Champion
  • Junior Olympic Rifle Gold Medalist


  • Full Name: Mason Todd Hamilton
  • Nickname: Sharpshooter
  • Major: Agriculture Economics
  • Birthday: July 12
  • Birthplace: Springfield, Kentucky
  • Parents: Todd and Allena Hamilton
  • Siblings: Sister, Mallory Hamilton
  • Notes: Competed in Bass Fishing in High School
    • Two-time State Qualifier in Bass Fishing
    • Member of the FFA, National Honor Society and Beta in High School
    • Participated in community service projects, such as Gleaners, Food Drive, Sorghum Festival Council
  • Hamilton chose Kentucky because … “I wanted to represent where I came from.”
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