MEN'S RODEO TEAM CLAIMS ANOTHER WIN AT WEST ALABAMA
October 21, 2013
LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The University of Tennessee at Martin men’s rodeo team picked up its second win in three fall rodeos when it posted a 210-point victory at West Alabama over the weekend.
The UT Martin women’s team also competed at West Alabama, compiling 80 points to finish seventh.
In bareback riding, Tyler Waltz finished third in the average with 142 points after placing first in the first go (78 points) and fifth in the second go (64).
Will Lummus put together a great performance in calf roping, placing second in the average (19.9 seconds). He finished fourth in the first go with a time of 10.3 seconds, followed by a second-place finish (9.6 seconds) in the short go.
A pair of UT Martin cowgirls took part in breakaway roping. Natalie Fletcher took fourth place in the first go with a time of 3.0 seconds while Jacy Thrasher placed fifth with a time of 3.1 seconds in the first go.
Clark Adcock finished in second place in the steer wrestling with an average of 9.6 seconds. His time of 4.3 seconds was good enough for second place in the first go while he finished up with a time of 5.3 seconds in the short go to place fourth.
In team roping, John Alley and Adcock brought home first place honors in average (14.0 seconds). The duo, who spent most of last season as a nationally-ranked team, compiled times of 7.1 seconds in the first go (second place) and 6.9 seconds in the short go (first place). Clay Brewer and Greg Sullivan came in sixth place with a time of 8.5 seconds in the first go.
Three cowgirls represented UT Martin in barrel racing. Nealey Dalton compiled an average time of 34.70 seconds, resulting in a sixth place finish. She finished third in the short go with a time of 16.98 seconds. Katie Brown’s time of 17.34 seconds was the second-best score in the first go while Meredith McDonnell accounted for a fifth-place time of 17.05 seconds in the short go.
UT Martin will take over a month off from official competition before returning to action at Troy on Nov. 21-23.