| Jennifer Pason
>> 2008-09 All-America (smallbore)
>> 2007-08 All-America (smallbore)
>> 2007-08 All-America (air rifle)
>> 2006-07 GARC Rookie of the Year
>> 2006-07 All-America (smallbore)
>> 2006-07 All-America (air rifle)
Talented shooter ranked fifth in smallbore (574.8) and sixth on the team in air rifle (580.2) averages ... Had a season-high 582 against N.C. State in smallbore ... Averaged 98.3 in prone, 93.2 in standing and 95.8 in kneeling ... Had a season-best 589 in air rifle in the NCAA Qualifiers ... Had a 588 in air rifle against Ole Miss ... Fired a 580 or better in six matches ... Had a 579 in air rifle in the NCAA Championship.
Ranked third on the team in both smallbore and air rifle regular-season averages ... Totaled a 575.9 average in smallbore and a 585.4 average in air rifle during the regular season ... In the post-season, Pason finished with a 576.7 smallbore average and a 580.3 air rifle average ... Combined post-season and regular season, Pason finished with a 576.2 smallbore average and a 583.5 air rifle average ... With a 1159.6 combined average, Pason ranked second on the club ... Posted a season-high 586 in smallbore against Nebraska ... Season-best air rifle total of 592 against West Virginia.
Claimed GARC Rookie of the Year honors after posting one of the more prolific seasons in UK rifle history ... Immediately emerged as a fixture in the UK starting lineup, posting team-high average in both smallbore (581.5) and air rifle (585.3) ... Earned first-team All-America honors in smallbore and second-team All-America honors in air rifle ... Posted the highest score of any Wildcat shooter, tallying a 592 in air rifle vs. UT Martin ... Highest smallbore score of the season (585) came twice in wins over Jacksonville State and Murray State ... Competed in the annual USA Shooting National Championships, taking home 17th place in smallbore and 27th place in air rifle.
Prior to UK
Outstanding shooter from New Jersey ... Seven-year participant in the Junior Olympics and Nationals ... Competed internationally in 2004, traveling to Pilsen, Czech Republic and claiming third place in the women's smallbore rifle three-position division ... Lead team to the 2004 American Legion National Team Championship ... Looks to bring youth and talent to a promising 2006 UK squad ... Team won the national Outdoor Junior Prone Championship in 2005 ... Won the American Legion Junior Air Rifle National Championship in 2004 ... Placed second at the 2005 Junior Olympics in the three-position smallbore ... Placed fifth overall in smallbore at the Walsh Rifle match ... The 2001 Sub-Junior three-position Outdoor National Champion ... Earned the 2005 National Junior four-position championship ... Three-year member of the National Development team (2004-06) ... Set the three-position NRA women air rifle national record with a 593 performance ...Set NRA national record in 20 shots air rifle standing open with a 197 ... Two-year member of the William Drew Cup (2005-06) ... Three-year member of the Randle team (2001, 04, 05) ... Graduated with honors from HS ... Coached by junior coaches Richard Allaire and Cliff Kerr.
Full name is Jennifer Elizabeth Pason ... Daughter of Charles and Phyllis Pason ... Born November 19, 1987 in Flemington, NJ ... Has two sisters, Jessica (28) and Jillian (18).
"Jen has been one of our starting four for the past three years. She is going to have a real solid year this season to close the books on a great college career. I look for her to have some great performances and she has the passion and the drive to push some of our school records and maybe even break them."
>> Head Coach Harry Mullins