|Mercer on McNese rodeo team|
McNeese State University has qualified both men's and women's rodeo teams for the 63rd College National Finals Rodeo to be held June 12-18 in Casper, Wyo.
Ten McNeese students – six men and four women – will represent McNeese in this year's national competition.
The men's team includes: Winn Ratliff, Leesville, in bareback riding and bull riding; brothers Johnathan and Josh Torres, Ocala, Fla., and Jeremy Mercer, Winnsboro, team roping; Jason Thomas, Benton, Ark., steer wrestling; and Josh Little, Sulphur, bareback riding. The women's team includes: Chelsea Carroll, Opelousas, breakaway roping and goat tying; and Kyla Foster, Sweetlake, Kayla Wagnon, Kirbyville, Texas, and Jordan Dupont, Iowa, goat tying. The teams are coached by Justin Browning
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