Nebraska Rodeo Week features collegiate rodeo action this weekend in Lincoln.
The Aggie Rodeo Team from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis has 10 athletes heading to the Friday and Saturday contest at the Lancaster County Event Center.
Coach Taylor Rossenbach, an NCTA rodeo alumnus, active team roper, and businessman in Curtis, said the Aggie students are ready for competitive action.
“After a week off the team is ready to get back on the road,” Rossenbach said. “Everyone is feeling confident heading into Lincoln this weekend. “
The University of Nebraska Lincoln Rodeo Association hosts 15 colleges, including UNL, NCTA, Hastings College, Mid-Plains Community College, from the Great Plains Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.
Five NCTA Aggies are ranked in Great Plains Region standings. Athletes, events and standings are:
*Rio Whited, Lincoln, Neb. – 2nd team roping heeler
*Tara Spatz, Trotwood, Ohio – 8th break away roping
*Quinten Anderson, Pierce, Neb. -10th calf roping, 11th team roping heeler
*Maeson Roberts, Neosho, Missouri – 11th team roping header
*Trey Baum, Elgin Neb. – 15th team roping heeler
Cash Talamantez, Lisco, Neb. - team roping, calf roping
Ty Hermelbracht, Rosalie, Neb. - team roping
Cory Leonard, Tekamah, Neb. - bareback riding
Baily Holt, Bassett, Neb. - saddle bronc, team roping
Sydney Goracke, Sterling, Neb. - barrel racing
Information and photo provided by Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.
Information and photo: Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.