March 24, 2016
Ephraim, UT – The Snow College Rodeo Team placed in multiple events in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, Rocky Mountain Region Rodeo March 18 and 19 at the Blackhawk Arena in Salina, Utah.
Cody Ruby of Grantsville, Utah, won the Saddle Bronc Riding on Friday night and finished second in the average moving him to second in the region standings. Ruby is currently ranked 9th in the National Standings for Saddle Bronc. On the women's team, Shawnee Sagers of Moroni, Utah, was 2nd in the Goat Tying in the long go, 3rd in the Barrel Racing in the long go, 2nd in Barrels in the short go, and was the weekend Barrel Racing Champion. Additionally, Sagers was the Reserve All-Around Cowgirl for the weekend and is currently sitting 3rd in the Rocky Mountain Region for the Women's All Around, 2nd for the Barrel Racing and 4th for the Goat Tying. Sagers is also ranked 7th in the Nation in the Women's All Around, 15th in the Barrel Racing, and 21st in the Goat Tying. Kacey Quarnberg of Grantsville, Utah, finished second in the long go in the Barrel Racing, 6th in the short go, and 4th in the Average. Shayla Giles of Duchesne, Utah, was 5th in the Barrels in the long go. The women's team is also ranked 4th in our region and 25th in the nation. The team will compete in three more rodeos this spring that will determine who will compete at the College National Finals Rodeo in June in Casper, Wyoming.
“The rodeo went really well,” said Snow College Rodeo Team Coach Kendra Sagers the Snow College. “Our students were excited to host, and - on top of that - they performed well. I am so proud of this team and am excited to see how they do in these last three rodeos. I think they are really going to impress everyone.”
The team will compete again March 25 and 26 at the Weber State University Rodeo then at Colorado Northwestern Community College Rodeo in Rangely, Colorado on April 1 and 2 and Colorado Mesa University Rodeo in Grand Junction, Colorado April 8 and 9.
ABOUT SNOW COLLEGE
Snow College, founded in 1888 by Utah pioneers, is a two-year college with campuses located in Ephraim and Richfield, Utah. Serving more than 4,500 students, the college has been nationally recognized for its student success rates, affordable cost-for-value, involvement opportunities, and exceptional teaching.