Men Second, Women Fourth at Kansas State Rodeo; Woodward takes Steer Wrestling Title

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Men Second, Women Fourth at Kansas State Rodeo; Woodward takes Steer Wrestling Title

Men Second, Women Fourth at Kansas State Rodeo; Woodward takes Steer Wrestling TitleMANHATTAN, Kan. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s rodeo team finished second while the women’s team took fourth at the Kansas State University rodeo in Manhattan, Kan.

Kody Woodward was one of four cowboys to place in the top six of two events for the Rangers as he won the steer wrestling title with an 11.3. Kyle Irwin wasn’t far behind, finishing in third place with a 12.7.

In tie down roping, Trey Young was awarded second place with a 19.4, while Trenton Johnson finished in sixth place.

Eight different cowgirls placed in the top nine in three separate events. 

Jessica Koppitz was the only Ranger to place in barrel racing. Koppitz finished in ninth place with a 26.51.

Northwestern held four consecutive spots in breakaway roping. Brittany Young finished in sixth place while Kandice Peterson was seventh. Cali Griffin and Kate Hansen tied for eighth in the event.

In goat tying, Toya Vogt finished second with a 15.2, just 0.6 seconds from first place. Lindsey Hollon finished in seventh place and Brooke Boulware took eighth.

Young and Woodward are at the top of their events in the Central Plains Region. Young is currently tied for first with 315 points, while Woodward holds a 160 point lead in steer wrestling.

The Ranger rodeo team will be back in action on March 4-6 in Garden City, Kan.

Complete Results for the Kansas State University Rodeo
Central Plains Regional Standings