Troy Donnelly |

Troy Donnelly

CNFR qualifier Troy Donnelly attended the Chad Masters and Jade Corkhill schools as he perfected his swing. Photo by Dan Hubbell

Age: 22

Family: Larry and Diane Donnelly

Hometown: Elk Point, SD

School: SDSU

Rodeo events: Team Roping

What is your future in the sport of rodeo? Where would you like to see it go? I plan to continue to rodeo after college at some local amateur rodeos and local team roping jackpots.

What is your ultimate goal as you continue competing in rodeos? My ultimate goal is to continually get better and enjoy roping.

Favorite aspect of rodeo: Meeting new people and having fun.

Best rodeo memory: Winning second in a round at the CNFR.

Notable achievements in the sport: Two time CNFR qualifier and Region Champion.

Timed-event competitors: Tell us about your horse(s): Roani, 14 years old, Red Roan.

Have you attended any rodeo schools? If so, which ones? In high school I attended a Chad Masters and Jade Corkhill school two years.

What do you like to do when you’re not competing? Hang out with friends and family and practice.

What’s on playing on your iPod/radio? Anything country.