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Thurston-Miller wins national title at CNFR

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Casper – Gillette College’s Jordan Thurston-Miller took the top spot in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) goat tying on June 15, after successful tying four goats in 24.8 seconds.

Thurston-Miller was joined at the event by a number of other Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls who placed in the top 10 during the CNFR across many of the events. 

Wyoming students who placed in the top 10 of each event are listed below. 

Saddle Bronc Riding

10.Zeke Thurston – Sheridan College

Bareback Riding

4.Casey Breuer – Gillette College

7.Devan Reilly – Gillette College

Tie Down Roping 

6.Colton Redmond – Northwest College

9.Tyler Schnaufer – University of Wyoming

Team Roping

2.Levi O’Keeffe and Derek Weinreis – Eastern Wyoming College

Breakaway Roping

2.Kaycee Nelson – University of Wyoming

Goat Tying 

1.Jordan Thurston-Miller – Gillette College

4.Shaylee Hance – Central Wyoming College

Men’s All-Around

4.Dane Kissack – Gillette College

Men’s Teams

4.Eastern Wyoming College

8.Gillette College

Women’s Teams

4.Gillette College

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