UTM rodeo teams finish in first and second places
Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 2:58 pm
Heather Moore led the women’s team to the victory by winning the barrel racing average with a total time of 30.19 on two runs. She won the first go with a time of 15.09 and the second go with a time of 15.10.
Brittany Pratt split first in the breakaway roping with a total time of 6.7 on two runs. She won the first go with a time of 2.8 and was fifth in the second go with a time of 3.9. Pratt also helped teammate Jordan Thrasher pick up points in the team roping.
Thrasher earned points for UT Martin in three events — the steer wrestling, the calf roping and the team roping.
Thrasher was fifth in the steer wrestling average with a time of 15.7 on two runs. He was third in the second go with a time of 6.5. He was eighth in the calf-roping average with a total time of 38.6 on two runs. Teaming with Pratt, Thrasher split third and fourth in the team roping. The UT Martin header and healer turned in a total time of 22.6 on two runs. They were second in the first go with a time of 8.4 and third in the second go with a time of 14.2.
UT Martin’s Chase Miller won the saddle bronc average with 164 points on two rides. He won the first go with a 79-point ride and the second go with an 85-point ride. Evan Alley finished sixth in the average. Alley was fifth in the second-go with a 66-point ride.
UT Martin’s Josh Chase split third and fourth in the bareback average. He was second in the first go with a 74-point ride and fourth in the second go with a 71-point ride. Casey Cason finished seventh in the average. Cason picked up 10 points for UT Martin with his sixth-place finish in the first-go.
The UT Martin rodeo teams return to action April 9 at Mississippi State. The University of Tennessee at Martin’s 42nd annual Spring College Rodeo is set for April 15-17 at the Ned Ray McWherter Agricultural Complex on campus. Advance tickets are on sale now through April 12 at select locations in West Tennessee.
The advance ticket outlets include: UT Martin’s Boling University Center, Weakley Farmers Co-op, Cowboy Cafe; Fairview Saddlery in Dresden; Gleason’s Weakley Farmers Co-op; Union City’s Wood Communications Wireless Source and Greenfield’s Brawner Boots.
Ticket prices are $10 for adults ($8 in advance) and $7 for children’s tickets ($6 in advance). Children ages 5 and under get in for free with a paid adult. Student tickets are $7 ($6 in advance) with an ID. Weekend passes are available, in advance only, for $18 for all three performances.
For more information call the ticket office at 731-881-7207.