Tess Turk posted a 3.2 second breakaway run in the final round of the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) to earn fourth place in the nation.
All but two athletes have completed their preliminary rounds at the CNFR leaving Coach Olie Else and the University of Montana Western rodeo team to wait as the remaining contestants determine who will advance to the short go.
Tristan Hansen, all-around hand from Victor, Idaho was the first Bulldog to put himself in position for the short round competition at the College National Finals Rodeo. Tess Turk, of Elko, Nev. recorded her third solid breakaway run moments later to place herself on the short go list as well.
Tristan Hansen, the Big Sky Region All-around champion cowboy, notched a second straight 72 point ride Tuesday at the College National Finals Rodeo. Women’s team leader Tess Turk threw down a 2.5 second breakaway run to place in a tie for fourth in the round and take the lead in the average.
CASPER, Wyo., June 13, 2016 – Junior Tess Turk of Elko, Nev. threw down fast times in both the breakaway and goat tying events to lead the University of Montana Western at the 2016 College National Finals Rodeo.
University of Montana Western professor of health and human performance Janelle Handlos, Ed.D. was recently inducted into the Montana Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame.
Head Coach Steve Keller expects Dominic Robinson to make an immediate impact for the Bulldog men's basketball team.
Lewis will take over as the head volleyball coach after spending last season as the head coach at Ranger College in Ranger, Texas.
Registration forms can be emailed or printed off and mailed to the University of Montana Western.
To conclude the Bulldog Athlete Profiles, Athletic Department Intern Ashley Mathis interviewed a few of the head coaches at Montana Western. Featured in the 'Coaches Corner' is Ryan Nourse, Lindsay Woolley and Megan Woolley.
Featured in today's final Bulldog Athlete Profile is senior McCall Hasquet, junior Cory Holcomb, senior manager Haylee Sauer, sophomore Connor Schulte, freshman Chandler Shaw and junior Abigail Wilkerson.
The four student-athletes profiled today call Straugh Gymnasium their second home. With all of their practices, games and free time spent in the gym working on their game to put on a good show for the fans, you could say they are gym rats.
New athletic Director Russ Richardson will begin his duties on May 16 and will succeed Ryan Nourse who has taken over as the head football coach at Montana Western.