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March 2007

Release Date: March 21, 2007

ASU Wool Judging Teams Perform Well at Houston Contest

The Angelo State University Wool Judging Teams garnered several team and individual honors last week at the Houston Livestock Show Intercollegiate Wool Judging Competition.

In the team competition, ASU placed third and fourth in Placings and Reasons, fifth and sixth in Mohair Grading, seventh in Wool Grading and seventh overall against 10 other teams from Division I universities.

Individually, ASU’s Hope Bynum, Gaylon Wilmeth and Britni Tjaden all had perfect scores and finished tied for first in Mohair Grading. Kayla Brooks also recorded a perfect score to win the Placings and Reasons category, with Cari Thompson finishing second. Overall, Bynum and Wilmeth finished 18th and 20th, respectively, in a field of 42 competitors.

Also competing at the Houston contest were teams from Texas A&M, Texas Tech, New Mexico State, Kansas State and Colorado State.

ASU team members are freshmen Bynum, Wilmeth, Tjaden, Brooks, Thompson, Sadie Halfmann, Lauren Kaker and Reese Braswell, and sophomore Dawson Owens.

This was the team’s final competition of the spring semester.