CASPER, Wyoming — South Plains College freshman Kaytlyn Miller will represent the Lady Texans Saturday night in the College National Finals Rodeo short round which will air live on ESPN3 beginning at 7 p.m. MDT.
Miller, one of four Lady Texans competing at the CNFR, qualified for the goat tying finals after a 12th place finish following the first three rounds of the event. Miller clocked a 7.3 in her first run, before turning in a 6.3 in the second round, and a 6.6 on Friday night, totaling a 20.1 average. Miller also competed in breakaway roping for the Lady Texans, finishing 27th nationally after running a 12.2, 3.1 and a no time in her final run.
Sophomore Kody Criswell earned a 29th place national finish in breakaway roping for the Lady Texans, including a second place finish in the third round of the event, clocking a 2.2 and tallied 70 points. Freshman Elle Eagles tacked on 30 points in goat tying, no timing in her first run, before posting a 6.1 in the second run, and a 6.7 in the third round, capping the event with a 12.8 average.
The Texans were represented by three cowboys in team roping, including freshman Hayden Cloward who finished 15th nationally with 55 points. Cloward ran a 6.7 in the opening round, no timed in the second and capped the week with a 12.0 in his third run to end with an 18.7 average. Freshman Grady Quam finished 32nd nationally, running a 7.7 in his first round and no timed in the final two rounds, picking up 25 points. Hadley Cloward placed 34th, clocking a 10.3 in the first round and no timed in the final two rounds.
The Lady Texans are currently 12th in the women's team standings with 100 points as they look to move up the team rankings on Saturday. The full standings and schedule for Saturday night's finals can be found at the following link: http://cnfr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CNFR2019DailyEventSchedule.htm