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ASU Livestock Team Fifth in San Antonio

February 26, 2013

Angelo State University’s Livestock Judging Team finished a respectable fifth at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest on Feb. 23 at the San Antonio fairgrounds.

The ASU team scored 4,490 points to finish fifth behind teams from Texas A&M University (4,589 points), Texas Tech University (4,560), Oklahoma State University (4,536) and West Texas A&M University (4,498).  In the separate categories, ASU finished second in Sheep Judging, second in Swine, fourth in Cattle, fourth in Reasons and seventh in Goats.

Finishing behind ASU in the overall standings were teams from the University of Missouri, Tarleton State University, University of Arizona, New Mexico State University and Sam Houston State University.

Individually for ASU, Sterling Yurrita tied for first place in the Swine category and finished third in Reasons, ninth in Cattle and ninth overall.  ASU’s Hunter Brietzke finished eighth in Sheep, 11th in Swine and 15th overall, just eight points out of the top 10.

Other ASU team members competing were William Meyer, Shaylyn Parker, Darren Seidel and Caitlyn Van Slambrouck.  The team is coached by Kris Ede, animal science instructor, and graduate student Jacob Shaw.