Nate Hoey wins bull riding at Skyline Stampede Rodeo

Nate Hoey's winning ride

Lamar Community College Rodeo's Nate Hoey earned the top spot in bull riding at the Colorado State University Skyline Stampede College Rodeo held April 6-8 in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Hoey, a freshman from Montrose, Colorado, won the long-go on Friday night with 83 points, followed by a winning 81 point ride on Saturday to clinch the victory.  Hoey now stands in fourth place in the Central Rocky Mountain Region standings; only twenty points stand between him and the third place spot.

LCC's Tacie Canfield also performed well, leading the women's team with an eighth place finish in breakaway roping.

LCC Rodeo is off until  April 20-22, when they will travel to Wyoming for the Casper College Rodeo.