Heather Kirby
Heather Kirby


Shelbyville, Ky.

High School:
Shelby County


Third-Ranked UK Rifle Opens Season with Akron on Saturday

Wildcats begin 2014-15 season at home on Saturday


Rifle Ranked Preseason No. 3

Wildcats to face 12 preseason top-20 teams during 2014-15 season


No. 3 UK Rifle Heads to NCAA Championships

Wildcats coming off back-to-back second-place finishes since 2011 title.

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>> 2013-14 All-America (air rifle)

2013-14 (Freshman)
Notched a 587 in air rifle at the NCAA Championships ... Competed in all 16 matches in both events in her first year as a Wildcat ... Averaged 572.1 in smallbore to go along with a 587.6 in air rifle ... Named Honorable Mention All-Conference in air rifle ... Shot her smallbore season high at Alaska, a 580 ... Recorded a season-best591 in air rifle at the Withrow Invitational ... The 591 at the Withrow Invitational led UK in air rifle.

Prior to UK
Set two national precision air rifle records en route to winning the 2012 National JROTC Precision Air Rile Championship ... The 699 qualification-plus-final score from the 2012 National JROTC Precision topped the previous record of 697.5 set by UK shooter Connor Davis ... Set the national record for final score with a 105 ... Placed sixth at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships in the women's 50m three-position competition ... Took gold in USMC Precision at the 2013 Marine Corps & Navy JROTC Service Championship.

Full name is Heather Maire Kirby ... Majoring in Equine ... Born June 6, 1995 ... Member of the Honor Roll at Shelby Co. High School.

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