Rodeo Teams Take First and Third at SRSU Rodeo


The Tarleton State University men and women’s rodeo teams are preparing for their spring season.

Tarleton State University’s men and women’s rodeo teams went to Sul Ross State University’s rodeo in Alpine Sept. 25-27. The Texans won the men’s side of things with 730 points, while the women fell into third with 135 points, behind Eastern New Mexico University (145 points) and Odessa College (230 points).

Coulter Lane tied for first in the men’s all-around with 215 points, while Lauren Bane won the women’s with 135 points.

Lane and Brody Cress took first and sixth in the saddle bronc riding, respectively. Lane scored 152 points in the event, while Cress’s sixth place tie was earned with 75 points.

In the bareback riding, Devan Reilly took the gold with 153 points. Kody Lamb (146 points) and Shon Gibson (138 points) placed sixth and eighth, respectively.

Logan Loiselle, Robert Hedeman and Cole Gifford managed to take second, fourth and sixth in the tie down roping. Loiselle was able to get his in 19.9 seconds, Hedeman got 21.6 seconds and Gifford was in 25.2 seconds.

Two Tarleton men placed in steer wrestling. Jace Melvin placed third with 11.1 seconds, and Lane tied for fifth with 12.2 seconds.

Only one Tarleton Heeler was able to place in team roping. Landon Williams and his Weatherford College header took first with 13.5 seconds.

Five Tarleton TexAnns scored for the team in barrel racing. Lindsey McLeod won the event with 32.58 seconds. Shelby Herrmann (32.77 seconds), Dania Lamarche (32.96 seconds), Jordan Wright (33.03 seconds) and Alyssa Urbanek (33.08 seconds) placed third, fourth, sixth and eighth, respectively.

For breakaway roping, Sierra Motley took first with 5.6 seconds. Bane and Caitlin Eakin took fifth with 2.3 seconds and eighth with 15.7 seconds, respectively.

Two TexAnns were able to place with goat tying. Bane and McKenna Wagner placed fourth and fifth with 16.1 seconds and 7.4 seconds, respectively.

After this rodeo, the men are still ranked first in the Southwest Region with 1,335 points, while the women are sitting third with 295 points. The teams’ next rodeo will be at Vernon College on Oct. 2-4.