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 John Sutton
John Sutton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ocean Springs, Miss.

High School:
Ocean Springs


02/26/2014

24 to be Inducted into Frank G. Ham Society of Character

University of Kentucky Student-Athletes Recognized for All-Around Excellence

04/23/2013

Kentucky Leads 2012-13 Winter SEC Academics Honor Roll

Honor roll features 49 Kentucky student-athletes

01/25/2013

Rifle Wraps Up Withrow Open

Kentucky posts an aggregate score of 4633.

01/24/2013

Rifle to Compete in Withrow Open

Kentucky travels to Murray, Ky.

07/12/2012

52 Wildcats on 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

By Chris Shoals, UK Media Relations

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2013-14 (Junior)
Competed in nine matches during his junior year as a Wildcat ... Shot a season-best 565 in smallbore vs. Ohio State ... Delivered a season-best 576 in air rifle vs. Navy ... Named to the 2013-14 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Competed in 11 events in his sophomore season ... Shot a smallbore season-best 566 vs. North Carolina State ... Recorded an air rifle season-best 582 at the Withrow Invitational ... Finished his senior season averaging a 554.3 in smallbore and a 568.6 in air rifle ... Named to the 2012-13 Winter SEC Academics Honor Roll.

"Although John doesn't have much match experience, his drive and effort make up that difference. His energy and motivation on the range brings a very positive atmosphere to our program. His hunger for shooting knowledge and willingness to learn will make him a strong competitor in the very near future. He will far surpass his goals in the near future."
-- Harry Mullins

2011-12 (Freshman)
Competed in three smallbore and air rifle events as a freshman ... Shot a season-high at the GARC Championships with a 569 in smallbore ... Posted his best score in air rifle against West Virginia with a score of 573 ... Averaged 556.7 in smallbore and 564.7 in air rifle on the year.

Prior to UK
Attended Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, Miss. ... Excellent student, was the president of the National Honor Society ... Graduated No. 21 in his class of over 350 seniors ... Also played basketball as a senior and football and golf as a freshman.

Personal
Full name is John Frederick Sutton ... Son of Jim and Jane Sutton ... Born Sept. 15, 1992 in New Orleans, La. ... Father shot rifle at Kentucky.

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