The New Mexico Highlands University women’s rodeo team brought home a Grand Canyon Regional Championship from Las Cruces’ Doña Ana County Events Center.
Highlands placed in several events.
“I am very proud of these athletes,” said interim head coach Curtis Jones. “With all the adversity that came there way, they kept their heads and came out ahead.”
The team title entitles the Cowgirls to attend the College National Finals Rodeo on June 12-18 in Casper, Wyo.