FHSU students compete in intercollegiate rodeo
10/02/2003

Several Fort Hays State University students competed in the intercollegiate rodeo competition from Sept. 26-28 at Colby Community College. The men's team brought back a 10th-place finish.

Bernie Boeser, Stapleton, NE, senior, placed seventh in steer wrestling, with 5.1 seconds, and 11th in saddle bronc riding with 46 seconds. Cole Camac, Augusta sophomore, took 13th in steer wrestling with 5.8 seconds. Gerald Collins, Winona junior, took fourth place in steer wrestling with 4.8 seconds. Justin Herl, Hays junior, and Tanner Nolan, Tribune freshman, took 16th place in team roping with a score of 8.4 seconds.

Leslie Foos, Tribune senior, took ninth place in women's barrel racing with a time of 18.21 seconds and Haley Swartz, Alta Vista senior, took 25th place in women's barrel racing with a time of 18.58 seconds.

Students who competed are listed below by hometowns.

Abilene: Katie Gill, sophomore.
Alta Vista: Haley Swartz, senior.
Atchison: Tabetha Locke, freshman.
Augusta: Charlie Bacon, sophomore, and Cole Camac, sophomore.
Bonner Springs: Josh Bosley, freshman.
Clearwater: Nathan Kohls, sophomore.
Coolidge: Heidi Housholder, senior.
Cuba: Garet Havel, senior.
Enterprise: Matt Miller, junior, and Randy Purdue, junior.
Harveyville: Tony Bell, senior.
Hays: Justin Herl, junior, and Cord Sprague, freshman.
Jamestown: Bret Nelson, freshman.
Mankato: Chase Warne, freshman.
Olpe: Lana Stueve, senior.
Plainville: Elisabeth Wilson, freshman.
Protection: Haley Hazen, freshman.
Tribune: Leslie Foos, senior, and Tanner Nolan, freshman.
Victoria: Shane Sommers, junior.
Wilmore: Toby Snyder, senior.
Winfield: Austin Boggs, sophomore.
Winona: Gerald Collins, junior.

NATIONAL:
Bertrand, NE: Amy Smith, freshman.
Burwell, NE: Adam Clark, junior.
Grove, OK: Carl Wiseley, junior.
Hyannis, NE: Carver Abbott, freshman.
Stapleton, NE: Bernie Boeser, senior, and Luke Boeser, senior.


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