Updates on University of Wyoming Athletics.
As of now, Kailee Webb can call herself the best barrel racer in the nation. But, by Saturday night, she will learn if that title will be a reality. The University of Wyoming Cowgirl completed her third round of competition Tuesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) with her best time of the week in 14.38 seconds to place second, for now, in the third round, which will be completed Friday night.... Continue Reading
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — It cost the Wyoming men’s basketball program nearly $75,000 to win the College Basketball Invitational tournament. Bill Sparks, senior associate athletic director of business operations, tells the Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2sk1YBf ) that the school lost nearly $41,000 hosting its first two games and paid over $33,000 of the $64,000 cost of traveling to the first game in the best-of-three championship series against Coastal Carolina.... Continue Reading
Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Media Relations. Wyoming volleyball head coach Chad Callihan announced the hiring of Reese Plante as Director of Operations for the Cowgirls, with the former letter winner beginning her duties Monday morning. “The support for this University is unmatched, and I’m thrilled to be a part of such an incredible program and athletic department,” Plante said. ... Continue Reading
The last time Kailee Webb competed at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, the University of Wyoming cowgirl severely damaged a knee, banging her leg against the first barrel, hurting her chances in the championship round. Fast forward to Monday morning, when the Isabel, S.D., junior was the third competitor out of the gate shortly after 7 a.m.... Continue Reading
Just eight-tenths of a second. That’s all the time University of Wyoming saddle bronc rider Wyatt Hageman needed to record an 8-second qualified ride in the opening round of the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper Sunday afternoon. The Jay Em junior was tossed at the 7.28-second mark by Frontier Rodeo Co.’s “Molly Brown” and failed to mark in the “Bulls, Broncs and Breakaway” afternoon performance to close out the first CNFR round in the Casper Events Center.... Continue Reading
EUGENE, Ore. (June 9, 2017) – University of Wyoming senior Scott Carter ignored his No. 13 seed in the men’s triple jump field at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday, putting on a show with a third-place finish in Eugene on his way to First Team All-American status.... Continue Reading
LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 7, 2017) – Three members of Wyoming wrestling team will be in action later this week competing at the Junior World Team Trials. Montorie Bridges, Ben Hornickle and Sam Turner will compete for a chance to represent the United States at the 2017 UWW Junior World Wrestling Championships in Tampere, Finland, this August.... Continue Reading