Melody Cook - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior

Full Name: Melody Renee Cook
Major: Accounting and Management
Academic/Athletic Accomplishments: Dean’s List, member of Frank G. Ham Society of Character, Academic All- American, Singletary Scholar recipient, Academic SEC Honor Roll
Goals at UK (academically and athletically): I want to graduate with magna cum laude status. I hope to make the All- America team and help UK rifle win a conference and national championship
Favorite sport other than rifle: Basketball
Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman
Reasons for choosing UK: We always bled blue, but UK also had a lot to offer. The strong academic programs and nationally competitive rifle team made it my #1 choice.
Things you like best about UK: The atmosphere here is great, and I’ve made many great friends.
Things you like about the UK rifle program: I’m truly friends with all of my teammates, and have grown close to Coach Mullins. Cramming into the big blue van is tons of fun, too.
Biggest superstition about shooting: My first shot has to be a 10.
Hobbies: Playing piano, singing, playing tennis
Parents: Larry and Karen Cook
Favorite Foods: Bacon cheeseburgers, lasagna
Future Career Plans: I plan to graduate in May, then go on to get an MBA
Craziest question about shooting: Do you shoot people?

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