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NEO rodeo team off to successful start – school record set

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NEO rodeo team off to successful start – school record set

Miami, Okla. – Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 – After competing in two rodeos this fall, the team is continuing its success after sending five students to the college finals. A total of 19 team members made it into the short round from the last two rodeo competitions, which is an NEO record. The team also has a record 70 rodeo team members at NEO. They come from as far as New Jersey and Iowa.

“I am very proud for our student-athletes,” said Kolby Ungeheuer, head rodeo coach. “They work incredibly hard on a weekly basis and certainly deserve this success.”

Results for rodeos this semester are listed below:


Colby Community College Rodeo – Colby, Kan.

Tie Down Roping
Jesse Hinkle, first place

Team Roping
Tory Chasteen and Jake Laughlin, sixth place

Barrel Racing
Bailee Snow, second place

Goat Tying
Saige Miller, sixth place

Bareback Riding
Dylan Conley, fourth place

Bull Riding
Skyler Sims, fifth place


Pratt Community College Rodeo – Pratt, Kan.

Men’s All-Around Champion, Tyler Worley

Tie Down Roping
Tyler Worley, third place
Tylen Layton, fifth place

Team Roping
Branden Duff and Tyler Worley, fifth place
Tyler Brandstetter and Dakota Long, sixth place

Breakaway
Saige Miller, sixth place

Barrel Racing
Mattie Moore, sixth place

Steer Wrestling
Ricky Rice, sixth place


The team will travel to Northwest Oklahoma State University for the final rodeo of the fall semester Oct.31st through Nov. 2nd.

“I continue to be impressed by the success of Coach Ungeheuer and his student athletes. Their hard work, time, and dedication they commit is evidenced by their continued success,” said Shannon Cunningham, department chair of agriculture. “I am very proud of their accomplishments.”

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