2011-12 (Freshman) Competed in eight smallbore and rifle events as a freshman ... Posted his best smallbore score against Nebraska, shooting a 565 ... Shot a season-best 585 in air rifle in his first collegiate match against Ole Miss ... Finished his first year of collegiate competition with a 559.6 average in smallbore and a 576.6 average in air rifle.
Prior to UK Attended South Laurel in London, Ky. ... Excelled in the classroom, earning valedictorian honors, Governor's Scholar and Otis A. Singletary Scholar accolades ... Was also voted as the Beta Club president and the vice president of the National Honor Society.
"Cody has been coming on strong the past year. He has tremendous thirst for knowledge on the sport of shooting. His high energy and motivation bring strong energy to the range. Over the next few months we will see some great things from him. He has set the bar high for himself and has the skills to meet his goals." -- Harry Mullins
"Cody has seen great improvement in the first weeks of his sophomore year. He is a large part of the shift in the underclassmen's desire to challenge the seniors for their first team spots. We've added some new drills to his program to isolate specific challenges and he has surpassed every expectation with effort and good humor." -- Amy Sowash
Personal Full name is Cody Lane Manning ... Son of James and Karen Manning ... Has an older sister, Sara Maning (25) ... Father and sister both attended UK ... Born on March 19, 1993 in Corbin, Ky.