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UK Rifle Wins 2022 National Championship

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 12, 2022) — The University of Kentucky rifle team claimed the 2022 NCAA National Championship on Saturday. The event took place in Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The 2022 crown for Kentucky marks back-to-back national championships for the program after also winning the top spot in 2021. This is Kentucky's fourth national championship in program history – 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2022 — all coming under head coach Harry Mullins. Mullins is now the second coach in UK Athletics history to win four national championships during their tenure, joining the legendary Adolph Rupp, who led the UK men's basketball team to four national championships. UK has won three of the last four titles and were the undefeated favorites in 2020 when the championships were canceled due to COVID-19. UK's four national titles is third most in NCAA history.

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