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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2014 NATIONAL WESTERN

The National Western Livestock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest was held January 19 at the JBS USA, Beef Facility in Greeley, Colorado.  In total 52 contestants from 10 universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest and 103 individuals from 12 universities participated in the Senior-Division contest.  

A-Division

Top IndividualsA-Division HI(1).1

  1. Hailey Dimitroff, Clarendon College, (967)
  2. Jessica Humphrey, Clarendon College, (949)
  3. Lane Harrington, Clarendon College, (939)
  4. Nicholas Van Den Berg, Australian National, (933)
  5. Kiersten Scott, Clarendon College, (927)
  6. Matthew Hammer, Tarleton State University, (922)
  7. Lane Johnson, Fort Scott Community College, (921)
  8. Natalie Hill, Fort Scott Community College, (912)
  9. Nikki Harris, Fort Scott Community College, (895)
  10. Jacob Delgado, Cisco College, (893)

Top Teams

  1. Clarendon College, (3782)
  2. Fort Scott Community College, (3615)
  3. Australian National (3507)
  4. Tarleton State University (3497)
  5. Garden City Community College (3342)

Clarendon College A-Division High Team.1

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Lane Harrington, Clarendon College, (265)  
Lamb Judging - Kiersten Scott, Clarendon College, (138)  
Pork Judging - Jessica Humphrey, Clarendon College, (300)  
Beef Judging - Hailey Dimitroff, Clarendon College, (298) 
Total Beef - Hailey Dimitroff, Clarendon College, (536) 
Total Placings - Jessica Humphrey, Clarendon College, (495)  
Questions - Hailey Dimitroff, Clarendon College, (240) 
High Alternate -Sabra Barnett, Clarendon College, (927)   

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Clarendon College, (989) 
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (547) 
Pork Judging – Clarendon College, (1160) 
Beef Judging - Clarendon College, (1086) 
Total Beef - Clarendon College, (2075) 
Total Placings - Australian National, (1948) 
Questions - Clarendon College, (850)


Senior Division

Top IndividualsSr- Division HI.1

  1. Emery Kunze, Texas A&M University, (1048)
  2. Larrah Welp, Colorado State University, (1040)
  3. Zachary Grimsley, Texas Tech University, (1035)
  4. Brandt Mortensen, University of Wyoming, (1033)
  5. Lukas Ziegler, Texas Tech University, (1031)
  6. Kaylee Price, Oklahoma State University, (1028)
  7. Wesley Griffin, Oklahoma State University, (1026)
  8. Mary Kline, Kansas State University, (1023)
  9. Colton Harris, Texas A&M University, (1018)
  10. Laura Strohecker, University of Wyoming, (1012)

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4076)
  2. Texas A&M University, (4063)
  3. Colorado State University, (4055)
  4. Oklahoma State University, (4044)
  5. University of Wyoming, (3983)

Texas Tech University Sr-Division High Team.1

Individual Division Awards

Beef Grading - Larrah Welp, Colorado State University, (267)  
Lamb Judging - Jessie Heidlage, Oklahoma State University, (147)
Pork Judging - Laura Strohecker, University of Wyoming, (291)
Beef Judging - Kaylee Price, Oklahoma State University, (282)
Total Beef - Larrah Welp, Colorado State University, (548)  
Total Placings - Zachary Grimsley, Texas Tech University, (498)
Reasons - Larrah Welp, Colorado State University, (208)
Specifications - Brandt Mortensen, University of Wyoming, (97)
High Alternate -DeShea Hanagan, Texas Tech University, (1051)   

Team Division Awards

Beef Grading - Texas A&M University, (1003) 
Lamb Judging - Oklahoma State University, (555) 
Pork Judging – Texas Tech University, (1127) 
Beef Judging – Oklahoma State University, (1085) 
Total Beef -Texas A&M University, (2061)
Total Placings – Texas Tech University, (1953) 
Reasons – Oklahoma State University, (805) 
Specifications – Texas Tech University, (368)


Official Committee

Wendy Woerner, Chair, Producer's Feedlot
Kelcey Christensen, Beef Cuts, University of Wyoming
Mallory Sikes, Beef Carcasses, Colorado Premium
Derek Vote, Pork Carcasses , JBS USA, L.L.C.
Lander Nicodemus, Pork Cuts, Adams Land & Cattle
KatieRose McCullough, Lamb Carcasses, Colorado State University
Darrell Dowd, Grading & Specs, USDA, AMS, LPS, Meat Grading and Certification

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