Name: Lucas Kozeniesky
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Rifle Shooting
Event(s): 10-meter air rifle, three-position
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
DOB: 5/31/1995
Birthplace: Meterie, La.
Hometown: Colorado, Springs, Colo.
High School: Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax, Va.) ‘13
College: North Carolina State University ‘17, Sport Management
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 21st
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 15th (prone), 18th (mixed team air), 27th (three-position), 57th (air)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Top finish: 15th – 2018 (prone)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan American Games, 1st (10-meter air rifle), 2nd (mixed team air)
Personal: Son of Craig and Helen Kozeniesky...Married to Blair Gruendl…Started shooting in 2009...Became the first Wolfpack All-American since 1975, and in 2016, and became the first shooter from North Carolina State University to compete at the Olympic Games Rio 2016…Opened his own shooting consultation business focused on supporting youth athletes…Hobbies include video games, working out, spending time with friends and competitive shooting.