EWC and Chadron State move athletes into CNFR championship short go round

College National Finals Rodeo (NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)

Casper, WYO Both Chadron State and Eastern Wyoming will be well represented on Saturday for the Championship Short Go Round at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.

In breakaway Eastern Wyoming's Jacey Thompson bounced back from a rough go round one, to place a 2.7 in the second go round and a 3.2 in the third go round. Her average places her 11th overall which qualifies for the championship go round. Top 12 in each event moves into the finals. Lancers Brooke Glass (30th in average) and Karissa Rayhill (42nd in average) also competed in breakaway over the week.

Chadron State's Quincy Segelke just missing the finals as she finished her CNFR with a 13th overall in breakaway average.

Goat tying also saw Eastern Wyoming earn spots into the championship go round. Jacey Thompson thanks go rounds of 6.6, 6.3, and 7.1 currently sits 8th in average good enough for the championship go round.

Teammate Karissa Rayhill also punched her ticket into the championship go round currently sitting in 10th place overall. Rayhill had go rounds of 6.5, 7.1, and 6.5 to clinch a spot for Saturday.

Chadron State and Bayard native Kalane Anders will move into the championship short go round in steer wrestling.

Anders was able to bounce back following a rough go round one to finish 10th in the average after three go rounds of 8.1, 4.4, and 6.0. Top twelve in average after three go rounds move into the short championship round.

Eastern Wyoming's Chadron Coffield and Chadron State's Miles Englebert just missing out on the championship go round. Coffield finished 15th in the average after his three go rounds in tie down
(16.7, 12.0, and 19.9). While Englebert finished 17th in the average for bull riding after his three go rounds (72.5, NS, NS).

Another Eagle Kyle Bloomquist wrapped up his CNFR with a 26th finish in average for bareback riding (61.5, 63.0, NS).

Finally EWC's Braden Pirrung, and his partner, Jerren Johnson of Casper College, made it into the finals of team roping with a 12th place finish in the average.


Thompson earns spot in CNFR short championship go round in goat tying and breakaway (NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)
Rayhill earns spot in CNFR short championship go round in goat tying (NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)
Anders earns spot in CNFR short championship go round in tie down (NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)