Southern Arkansas University Rodeo Earns Titles
The Southern Arkansas University Rodeo Team enjoyed another successful season and finished the year strong at the College National Finals in Wyoming.
According to a university press release, Hannah Springer, won the Reserve National Champion Breakaway Roper title in the finals and the Women’s Team finished with a Top 10 National Placing.
Coach Rusty Hays stated, “This is our third consecutive year for an individualNational or Reserve title and Top 10 team placing, it is the 11th straight year for the team to go to Finals in Caspar.”
Student athletes representing Southern Arkansas University at this year’s Finals included Hannah Springer, Michaela Caudle, Ashton Glacock, Jacie Sullivan, Cooper Lee, Britt Driggers, and West Smith.
The Women’s Team finished 2016-2017 as the Reserve Champions of the Ozark Region, while the Men’s Team placed third in the Region. Hayes said he thought this team was, “The strongest I’ve seen”, and expressed little surprise at its success on the national level.