Lady Texans place first overall at Eastern New Mexico University RodeoSeptember 21, 2017PORTALES, NM—South Plains College placed four athletes in the final round of the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo on Saturday as the Lady Texans claimed their first overall team win on the year. The Lady Texans capped off the weekend with 255 total points, nearly 60 points ahead of second place finisher Tarleton State University. Eastern New Mexico, Western Texas and Weatherford College rounded out the top five.
2017 South Plains College Rodeo PreviewSeptember 20, 2017LEVELLAND—Following a season in which the South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams were each represented at the College National Finals Rodeo, the Texans and Lady Texans will kick off their 2017 campaign on Thursday, Sept. 21 in Portales at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo. The Lady Texans begin the year as the two-time defending Western Junior College Athletic Conference champions. South Plains will return a trio of sophomores in Jenna Dallyn, Alex Odle, and Avery Gonzales. Dallyn finished the year ranked eighth in the Southwest Region as a freshman in the goat tying event. Odle concluded her freshman year as one of the top barrel racers in the region, ending the season ranked 11th in the final regional standings. Gonzales, a sophomore from Peralta, New Mexico ended the year ranked 15th in the region in the breakaway roping event.