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Rodeo Men's Team Wins Wharton County Rodeo

05.31.13

HILLSBORO – The Hill College Rodeo men’s team wrapped up their 2012-13 season by winning the Wharton County Junior College NIRA rodeo held April 26-27. With the win, the men’s team will advance to the College National Finals Rodeo in June.

Marvin Alderman won the bareback riding competition with a score of 78. Cody Schneider split second place with a 73 score and Colt Bruce secured his spot on the national team with a fifth place finish and score of 71.

Anthony Jordan won the calf roping event with a time of 11.6 and Blane Cox placed fourth with a 13.1 time. The fourth place finish secured the Southern Region All-Around title for Cox.

In bronc riding, Michael Houston won the event with a 74 while Dustin Fox finished seventh with 61. In bull riding, Dalton Votaw secured his place on the national team with a fourth place finish and a score of 76.

The College National Finals Rodeo will be June 9-15 in Casper, Wyo. The team will consist of Cox (steer wrestling, calf roping), Jordan (calf roping), Bruce (bareback riding), Houston (bronc riding), Votaw (bull riding) and Joe Dee Norell (team roping).

For more information on the Hill College rodeo team, visit www.hillcollege.edu/athletics/.