Honors & Awards

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American (2019, 2021)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Nebraska Gold Academic Medallion (2021)
  • Nebraska Bronze Academic Medallion (2020, 2022)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018, 2020, 2021; Spring 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • Sam Foltz 27 Hero Leadership Award (2021)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) 

Senior (2021-22)
Kinga Aletto competed in 10-of-12 matches for the Huskers in her senior year. She posted season averages of 562.8 in the smallbore and 581.4 in the air rifle for a combined aggregate score of 1,144.9 over the course of the season. Her season-best smallbore mark (570) came against Air Force on Nov. 21 while her season-best air rifle score (587) came against Air Force on Nov. 20.

Junior (2020-21)
Kinga Aletto competed in all 10 meets and was in the lineup for nine competitions, including the Great American Rifle Conference and the NCAA Championships and posted averages of 565.44 in smalbore and 584.70 in air rifle. She enjoyed her best meet of the season at Kentucky, when she put up season bests in both smallbore (571) and air rifle (588). Aletto also had a 588 in air rifle at the NCAA qualifier. Aletto shined in the community where she received the Sam Foltz 27 Hero Leadership Award in 2021 and was named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship team. In the classroom, she was a Nebraska Gold Academic Medallion honoree for her performance in the classroom.

Sophomore (2019-20)
Aletto appeared 10 times in both smallbore and air rifle for the Huskers. She posted a season-high score of 572 and set a new career best in air rifle with 591. Off the range, Aletto was an Academic All-Big Ten pick, a member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2019 and earned a Nebraska Bronze Academic Medallion. In the community, Aletto earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Freshman (2018-19)
As one of three freshmen in 2018-19, Aletto competed for regular action as the season progressed. She recorded highs of 576 and 587 in smallbore and air rifle, respectively. Aletto averaged 567.25 in smallbore and 581.88 in air rifle over the course of the 2018-19 season. She contributed in match action a total of nine times in each discipline and was counted as a squadded member five times, including the GARC Championships. Aletto also made an impact off the range by earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.   

Before Nebraska
Aletto competed for Sarasota Military Academy under the direction of head coach SFC Riess Pellegrino. Aletto served as captain of the team and currently holds 9 of 11 school records in addition to being tied for another.

She also holds the range record in three-position air rifle at Montgomery Bell Academy in Tennessee. Aletto participated in women’s air rifle at the Junior Olympics in 2017 and the American Legion Junior 3PAR Air Rifle National Championships in 2018.

During Aletto’s tenure at SMA the team went to three State Championships, one JROTC Championship, two CMP JROTC Regional Championships, two Montgomery Bell Academy Rifle Classic Championships and four Army JROTC Brigade Championships. She reached a final rank of Command Sergeant Major of Second Battalion.

The daughter of Michael Aletto and Anne Glowacki, Kinga was born June 9, 2000. She has an older sister, Czesia, and a younger brother, Dante. Kinga earned her bachelor's degree from Nebraska as a fisheries and wildlife major in December of 2022. She was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten choice and a seven-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. A Sam Foltz 27 Hero Leadership Award winner in 2021, she was a three-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She enjoys drawing, sculpting and fishing in her free time.

Aletto on Nebraska
“I was born and spent my early years in the Midwest so coming to Nebraska just feels like coming home.”

Career Bests
Smallbore - 576 (at Coast Guard, 1/13/19)
Air Rifle - 591 (at Air Force, 10/27/19)

Year Event Appearances High Score Average
2018-19 Smallbore 8 576 567.25
Air Rifle 8 587 581.88
2019-20 Smallbore 10 572 564.00
Air Rifle 10 591 585.60
2020-21 Smallbore 9 571 565.44
                 Air Rifle 10 588 584.70
2021-22 Smallbore 10 570 562.80
Air Rifle 10 587 581.40
Career Smallbore 37 576 564.87
Air Rifle 38 591 583.40