CMU Rodeo Team drives steers through campus

By: Andrew Reid Email
By: Andrew Reid Email

Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO) – Sure they're the Mavericks, but Colorado Mesa students don't often see actual steer on campus.

Thursday afternoon was a special exception as the CMU rodeo team got on their giddy-up and took part in the steer stroll.

Members of the team were hoping to whip up some enthusiasm and support for their upcoming rodeo by driving a herd through campus.

"We’re real excited to do it. We're excited to get the steers out here, get our whole team out here and just kind of get the recognition that we really needed for this weekend's rodeo,” says Meagan Slipka, with the CMU rodeo team.

The Mavs rodeo team is hosting the Maverick Stampede Rodeo this weekend. The rodeo starts Friday at the Mesa County Fairgrounds and continues into Saturday. It opens with mutton bustin' starting at 6 p.m., and then the big cowboys and girls start at 7 p.m.


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