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Rodeo Teams Wrap Up Season With National Awards

June 27, 2012
SHSU Media Contact: Julia May

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After a successful regular season, the Sam Houston State University men's and women's rodeo teams finished the year with an invitation to compete at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., June 10-16.

When the last event was over, the men's team had earned a National Reserve Championship and the women's team was third in the nation. 

Individual awards included:

Liz Combs - National Champion Barrel Racer and AQHA Horse of the Year
Jeremy Malacon - Reserve National Champion Saddle Bronc Rider
Cody Holloway - Reserved Champion Bull Rider
Tyler Gibson - 4th in the nation - Steer Wrestling
Taylor Price - 3rd in the nation- Bareback Rider

"I am very proud of this outstanding group of athletes," rodeo coach Bubba Miller said. "They represented SHSU well."



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