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McNeese Rodeo Update (June 17)

McNeese Rodeo Update (June 17)

(June 17, 2016) Two members of the McNeese State University rodeo team have qualified for Saturday’s (June 18) finals at the 68th College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. 

After three rounds in bareback riding, Chad Rutherford, Burleson, Texas, has placed 11th for the average and earned a spot in the short go of the finals. This is Rutherford’s third appearance at nationals.

Cole Frey, Morganza, took eighth place in the average after three go rounds in team roping and will make his first trip to the finals.

The top 12 competitors in each of the events qualify for Saturday’s championship finals.