Kentucky's rifle team, ranked seventh nationally, battled back from a nine-point deficit after smallbore to defeat No. 5 Murray State 4,702-4,693 on Saturday. The Cats outscored the host Racers 2,370-2,352 in air rifle, and they improved to 2-0 this season.
Hanna Carr, a freshman out of Woodford County, led UK in smallbore for the second straight week. She posted a 585. Shelby County graduate Connor Davis, the reigning Great American Rifle Conference champion in smallbore, shot 580 in his season debut. Davis, the 2014 NCAA and 2015 Pan Am Games champion in air rifle — led the way for UK in that event alongside freshman Carmen Fry. Both shot 593.