Stacy Wheatley - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


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“Watching her grow as a solid shooters has been a pleasure these past two years. Seeing how she is now putting all of this together will make her a strong shooter for our team this upcoming season. She has shown some really good things so far this year and I am excited for her to compete this year. She will reach a lot of her goals this season.”
— Harry Mullins

“Wheatley has a methodical determination that keeps her successful. She’s going to be one of our go to athletes this year because of her every day work. It’s wonderful to have such an even keel athlete who is always at 110%.”
— Amy Sowash

2011-12 (Junior)
Named 2012 NRA Air Rifle First Team All-America … Competed in 12 smallbore and air rifle events on the year … Led Kentucky against Ole Miss with a 592 in air rifle … Recorded a season-best 583 in smallbore against Memphis … Posted a season-best 596 in air rifle against Memphis … Finished her second year of collegiate competition with a 572.5 average in smallbore and a 587.3 average in air rifle.

2010-11 (Sophomore)
Had a breakout season for the Wildcats, providing tremendous depth to the UK lineup … Averaged 585.62 in air rifle and 573.10 in smallbore … Had a season-high 589 in air rifle against Army, Alaska-Fairbanks, Memphis and Ole Miss … In the Columbus State match that doesn’t count in the official team stats, fired a 590 in air rifle … Earned All-GARC accolades in air rifle.

2009-10 (Freshman
Charted a 558 average in smallbore and a 574.45 average in air rifle, good for a combined average of 1132.45 … Had a 191.09 average in prone, a 181.27 average in standing and a 185.64 average in kneeling … Posted a season-high 570 in smallbore vs. Army and a season-best 581 in air rifle against Ohio State.

Prior to UK
One of the top shooters in the state, comes to UK out of Louisville, Ky. … Finished second in prone and kneeling in the 2009 Area Nine Postal event … Area nine champion in air rifle in 2009 … Finished first in kneeling air rifle at the 2009 Eastern Hills Postal shoot, also finishing second in standing … Ran cross country for sophomore season and played tennis as a junior and senior … Coached by Chief Davis … Excellent student who won Vogt Academic Achievement Scholarship, a member of the honor roll and named academic cadet of the year.

Full name is Stacy Marie Wheatley … Born Aug. 18, 1991 in Louisville, Ky. … Daughter of Joseph and Glendora Wheatley … Has one older brother, Joseph Wheatley III (22) and two older sisters, Jennifer Wheatley (32) and Cyndi Smith (35).


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