The Chadron State track and field team dominated this indoor season, breaking a number of school records, sending athletes to nationals, and finishing in the top 25. The women’s team finished with three All-Americans.
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CSC’s softball team picked up three blowout wins against RMAC opponent Adams State University, but the Eagles faltered in the last game of the weekend, allowing the Grizzlies one win.
The Chadron State College men’s and women’s rodeo teams added valuable points to their team standings last weekend at the Gillette College Rodeo with first place performances from Clayton Van Aken, graduate student of Descanso, California, in tie down; Justin Kissack, junior of Gillette, Wyoming, in bareback riding, and Shelby Winchell, graduate student of Scottsbluff, in goat tying.
Last weekend the CSC softball team traveled to Colorado State University-Pueblo, to play RMAC opponents CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves and the Metropolitan State University- Denver Roadrunners. The Eagles lost both games against Metro (8-3, 2-0) and split agianst CSU-P (11-2, 6-3).
Taylor Summers, junior of Plymouth, 133-pounds, qualified for his first NCAA Championship two weeks ago at the West Super Region IV Tournament in Gunnison, Colorado. There he faced and defeated No. 3 Martin Ramirez, redshirt junior of Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado, avenging a loss earlier in the season.
Athletic Director Joel Smith announces the resignation of head coaches Brent Bargen, Tim Connealy, effective June 30
The Chadron State track and field team concluded its strong indoor season with nine athletes traveling to the NCAA D-II Indoor Track and Field Championships at Pittsburgh State University, Pittsburgh, Kansas. Long jumpers Stachia Reuwsaat, junior of Rapid City, South Dakota, and Damarcus Simpson, sophomore of Lafayette, Georgia, and led the way finishing first and second, respectively in their events.
The Chadron State College men’s and women’s rodeo teams began the Central Rocky Mountain Region’s spring rodeo circuit on a strong foot this weekend at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo in Torrington. Chadron State’s Prestyn Novak, sophomore of Newell, South Dakota, and Clayton Van Aken, graduate student of Descanso, California, finished first and second in the all-around cowboy standings, respectively.
The CSC golf team started its spring season at the Fort Hays State University Spring Thaw in Mesa, Arizona. The Eagles finished 10th place with a total team score of 706 with the help of freshman Sam Rahmig, of Gering, and Schuyler Wetzel, senior of Hot Springs, South Dakota. Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, won the tournament with a team score of 623.