EWC Men's Team Finishes Second at Chadron State College Rodeo
April 15, 2008
TORRINGTON, WY -
The Eastern Wyoming College Men's Rodeo Team finished second at the Chadron State College Rodeo with 770 points. Leading the way for the Lancer's were sophomores Kyle McLean, Miles City, MT and Ty Kenner, Wood Lake, NE.
In the Bareback Riding, Kenner split first and second in first round, first and second in the short-round and won the average. Kenner also finished second in the Saddle Bronc Riding in the first round and placed third in the average. Placing in both the Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding gave him enough points to capture the Men's All-Around Title.
McLean finished second in the first round in the Tie Down Roping, first in the short-go and first in the average.
Also paving the way for the second place finish was sophomore Chris Cover, Ashby, NE and his Team Roping Partner Quincy Opela, Stapleton, NE who placed fourth in the long round, second in the short round and second in the average.
Also placing in the Team Roping was Jared Bilby, Bridgeport, NE and his partner Brad Johnson of Gillette College. They placed fourth in the long round, third in the short round and fourth in the average.
In the Steer Wrestling, Freshman Miles Duffy, Moorcroft, WY placed tenth in the long round eighth in the short-round and eighth in the average.
In the Saddle Bronc Riding, sophomore Jack Leiseth, Wall, SD placed sixth in the long round.
"It was great to see the men's team have such a good weekend." said Coach Jake Clark. "This puts our men's team back in the running for a national qualification."
For the Lady Lancers, sophomore Bailey Lord, Hornick, IA, won the long round, placed second in the short round and won the average in Barrel Racing.
In the Breakaway roping, sophomore Shannon Vaughn, Lingle, WY, placed seventh in the long round.
Freshman Josie Davison, Miles City, MT, placed tenth in the first round, seventh in the short round and seventh in the average in the Goat Tying.
Coach Clark added, "It was great to see some individuals move up in the standings, I am really looking forward to what the next three rodeos bring."
The Lancer Rodeo Team will next travel to Casper.