Viking Men's Rodeo Team Places No. 2, Women's Team Places No. 5 at East Mississippi

Posted March 30, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (March 29, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College rodeo teams competed at the East Mississippi Community College rodeo in West Point, Miss. The men’s team finished in second placed in the team standings and the women’s team took fifth.


On the men’s side Sophomore Dalton Kingery (Monroe, Iowa) won the saddle bronc riding competition. Junior Caleb Buchanan (High Springs, Fla.) finished No. 2 in steer wrestling with Freshman JD Stuxness (Milan, Minn.) taking third. Also, Sophomore Travis Smith (West Plains, Mo.) placed No. 4 in bull riding.


On the women’s side, Senior Shyanne Masters (Leon, Iowa) placed No. 2 in goat tying. Also, Junior Twyla Reid (Albion, Iowa) placed No. 4 in breakaway roping.


In the Ozark Region standings, the Viking men’s rodeo team remains in second place behind Tennessee-Martin. The MVC women’s team remains in fourth place in the region.


The rodeo teams will compete again next weekend at the Northwest Mississippi Community College rodeo in Senatobia, Miss., Apr. 3-5.


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