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McNeese Rodeo Update

McNeese Rodeo Update

(June 14, 2017)  After three days of competition, several McNeese State University rodeo members are currently among the top 25 in the various categories of competition at the 69th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., that runs through Saturday, June 17.

After two go rounds, Cole Frey, Morganza, is the leader in the steer wrestling competition. He placed fifth in his first go and was No. 1 in his second go that took him to the current top spot.

Gabe Soileau, Bunkie, is in 14th place in steer wrestling after two go rounds. He placed ninth in the first go round, but tied for 19th place in the second go round.

Both Frey and Soileau will compete in their third go rounds in this category on Thursday, June 15.

Frey is also 14th in team roping after two go rounds. His third go round is Wednesday, June 14.

After two go rounds in breakaway roping, Mia Manzanares, Opelousas, is in a tie for 17th place, with her third go round scheduled for Wednesday.

Finals are set for Saturday, June 17, and the top 12 qualifiers in each of the nine events qualify for Saturday’s championship finals.