EWC'S Ginger Edwards Wins All-around at UW Rodeo
May 5, 2003
(Torrington, WY) Eastern Wyoming College Rodeo Team member Ginger Edwards won the All-Around Cowgirl saddle at the University of Wyoming rodeo for the second year in a row. Edwards won the first round in the barrel racing and placed in the goat tying to clinch the all-around title. She is third in the barrel racing regional standings and sixth in the goat tying regional standings.
"Ginger is always a contender for the all-around title," Jake Clark, EWC Rodeo Coach, said. "The barrel racing and goat tying are very competitive events. It is quite an accomplishment to finish strong in both events."
Jerod Farella solidified his lead in the regional team roping header standings via a team roping win with partner Chase Gauger of Sheridan College.
Six other EWC students made the top ten in the team roping. Brock Merrill and Brian Holm placed third in the average. Ty Miller and Brandon Hill placed third in the first round. Rory Wendt teamed with Brian Holm to make the short round. Zane Marty also made the short round.
In the calf roping, freshman Cliff Smith placed fourth in the average. Zane Marty qualified for the short round.
Boe Coleman made the short round in the bareback riding. Cash Isbell placed second in the first round of the bull riding and was one of only three bull riders to qualify for the short round.
Cassidy Walls placed fourth in the average in the breakaway roping. These points added to Walls win at Lamar's rodeo last weekend have moved her into the top ten in the regional standings. CJ Floyd made the top ten in the goat tying.
"As the season wraps up, it is exciting to see our students move in and hold their places in the top ten," Clark concluded. "Our student athletes continue to represent us well."
The EWC Rodeo Team will compete at the Central Wyoming College Rodeo in Riverton May 9-11. This is the final rodeo of the regular season. The top ten in each event will advance to regionals in the end of May where they will compete to win a spot at the College National Finals Rodeo.
For more information about Eastern Wyoming College Rodeo contact Jake Clark at 307.532.8337.