2020 WPRA top 15 breakaway ropers headed to the Wrangler National Finals of Breakaway Roping at Globe Life Field. Photos courtesy WPRA.

The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s top 15 breakaway ropers make history as they enter the inaugural Wrangler National Finals of Breakaway Roping at Globe Life Field, December 8-10, 2020.

Info and photos provided courtesy WPRA

1. Cassie Bahe Latham 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 1st 
  • 2020 Earnings: $26,524 
  • Career earnings: $43,577 
  • Residence: Grantsville, UT 

Horse: Smokey (6-year old gelding) 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the Fort Worth (TX) Stock Show and Rodeo 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Finished second in the Wilderness Circuit Breakaway Roping standings, just 30 cents less than younger sister Anna. Finished the year ranked 25th in the WPRA Breakaway World Standings with $8,249, just ahead of sister Anna in the 26th position with $8,248. 
  • 2018 – Finished her rookie season in the WPRA ranked 28th with $3,863. 
  • 2017 – College National Finals Rodeo Short round winner 

2. Jackie Crawford 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping, team roping (header and heeler), tie-down roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 2nd 
  • 2020 Earnings: $21,649 
  • Career earnings: $488,523 
  • Residence: Stephenville, TX 

Horse: DS Sassy Shiner “T-Boy” (15-year old gelding) – Sire: Zans Diamond Shine/Dam: Skips Sassy Tee 

World titles: 19 (2014, 2016 breakaway roping; 2008-11, 2013, 2015-16, 2018-19 all-around; 2011, 2014, 2016 team roping header; 2008-10, 2013-14 tie-down roping 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Finished second at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo behind Cassie Bahe 
  • Tied for second at the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Won her 19th WPRA World Title (overall) in the all-around category 
  • 2018 – Won her 18th WPRA World Title (overall) in the all-around category, becoming the second most decorated member in the WPRA behind Wanda Bush with 32 world titles. Was reserve world champion in the breakaway roping with $18,886. 
  • 2017 – Reserve world champion in the all-around and team roping heading category 
  • 2016 – Tied JJ Hampton’s record of 17 WPRA World titles after winning the all-around, breakaway roping and team roping (header) title 
  • 2015 – Won the WPRA World All-Around title 
  • 2014 – Won three WPRA World titles in breakaway roping, team roping (header) and tie-down roping. Was reserve world champion in the all-around category 
  • 2013 – Won two WPRA World titles in all-around and tie-down roping. Was reserve world champion in the breakaway roping with $5,217 
  • 2012 – Reserve world champion in the all-around and breakaway roping 2011 – Won two WPRA World titles in all-around and team roping (header). Reserve world champion in the team roping heeling category and the tie-down roping. 
  • 2010 – Won two WPRA World titles in all-around and tie-down roping. Reserve world champion in the team roping heeling category. 
  • 2009 – Won two WPRA World titles in all-around and tie-down roping. Reserve world champion in the breakaway roping 
  • 2008 – Won two WPRA World titles in all-around and tie-down roping 
  • 2006 – Finished third in the final WPRA tie-down roping world standings 

3. Martha Angelone 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 3rd 
  • 2020 Earnings: $15,918 
  • Career earnings: $52,184 
  • Residence: Stephenville, TX 

Horses: WR Class Whiskey “Simba” (8-year old gelding) – Sire: WR Smooth Whiskey/Dam: FF Class Lena; Vegas 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Finished third at the Fort Worth (TX) Stock Show and Rodeo 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Finished the year ranked 30th with $7,348 
  • 2018 – Finished her rookie year in the WPRA ranked 11th overall with $8,591 
  • Four-time WPRA World Finals contestant 
  • Two-time U.S. Finals Champion 

4. Jordan Fabrizio 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 4th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $14,377 
  • Career earnings: $65,893 
  • Residence: Canyon, TX 

Horses: Whistles Drift Wolf “Shorty” (13-year old gelding) – Sire: Driftin Wagon/Dam: Lenas Whistle; Smarter Than Gage “Leonard” (6-year old gelding) – Sire: Smarter Than Tom/Dam: Smart Annie Jo 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Tied for third in the breakaway roping at the Woodward (OK) Elks Rodeo 
  • Tied for fourth at the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for fifth at the Cody (WY) Stampede ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Won the non-sanctioned breakaway roping at the Cheyenne (WY) Frontier Days Rodeo, the first ever breakaway roping at the famed rodeo. Finished the year ranked sixth in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $25,073 
  • 2017 – Finished the year ranked ninth in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $7,052 

5. Katie Mundorf 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 5th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $12,297 
  • Career earnings: $18,725 
  • Residence: Mullen, NE 

Horses: Smart Christmas Four “Scooter” (14-year old mare) – Sire: Smart Lil Scoot/Dam: Young Guns Christmas; Amber (12-year old mare) 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Co-champion at Cody (WY) Stampede 
  • Co-champion at the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, SD) 
  • Won second most money by any breakaway ropers during “Cowboy Christmas” with $8,648 for 4.1 seconds of work, behind Shelby Boisjoli with $9,198 
  • Won the Badlands Circuit Breakaway Roping title 
  • Finished second at North Platte (NE) Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Competed at the WPRA World Finals (Waco, TX) 

6. Lari Dee Guy 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping, team roping (heading and heeling) 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 6th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $12,109 
  • Career earnings: $319,300 
  • Residence: Abilene, TX 

Horse: Peptos Black Quixote “Gangster” (14-year old gelding) – Sire: Royal Blue Quixote/Dam: Circle A Sassey Doc 

World titles: 8 (2008, 2010-breakaway, 2013, 2015, 2018-team roping heading, 2010-11-team roping heeling, 2014-all-around 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Reserve WPRA World Champion Team Roper (header) 
  • Won the breakaway roping at the Woodward (OK) Elks Rodeo 
  • Won Burley (ID) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished second at the Mobridge (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Reserve world champion breakaway roper with $51,034 to champion Kelsie Chace’s $51,709 
  • 2018 – Won the team roping heading world title in the WPRA with Whitney DeSalvo with a total of $32,653. Placed second at the Patriot Roping in Fort Worth, TX in team roping and won the All-Girl Challenge Roping at Bob Feist Invitational in Reno, NV. 
  • 2015 – Won the team roping heading world title with Annette Stahl with $14,316 in team roping earnings. 
  • 2014 – Won her first WPRA All-Around World Title, finished reserve world champion in the team roping heading with $9,512. 
  • 2013 – Won the WPRA team roping heading world title with $22,961 in earnings. Roped with Annette Stahl but she was reserve world champion on the heeling side. 
  • 2012 – Finished reserve world champion team roper with $10,645 in earnings 
  • 2011 – Won the WPRA team roping heeling world title for second consecutive year with $7,625 and also won $3,072 on the heading side 
  • 2010 – Won the WPRA breakaway roping world title and her first world team roping heeling world title and average title. Rode a horse named Sooner to the breakaway world title, a horse raised in Nebraska for barrel racing. Finished the year with $9,140 in breakaway roping earnings, $31,201 in team roping, and was reserve world champion all-around cowgirl. 
  • 2008 – Won her first WPRA World title in the breakaway roping 
  • 2007 – Won the average in the breakaway roping at the WPRA World Finals 
  • Four-time Windy Ryon breakaway and team roping champion 
  • Two-time College National Finals Rodeo breakaway champion 

7. Shelby Boisjoli 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 7th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $11,946 
  • Career earnings: $54,807 
  • Residence: Stephenville, TX 

Horse: Sexy Lil Blue Blood “Root Beer” (8-year old black mare) – Sire: Smart Lil Guy/Dam: Blue Bloods 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the most money of any WPRA Breakaway Roper over ProRodeo’s Cowboy Christmas over the Fourth of July week winning $9,198 
  • Co-champion at the Deadwood (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished second at the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished third at the Mobridge (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for third at the Belle Fourche (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished fourth at Cody (WY) Stampede ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Has won $42,861 and ranked fourth in the WPRA breakaway roping standings that is made up of co-approved event 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Reserve National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association breakaway roping champion 

8. Tanegai Zilverberg  

  • Event: Breakaway Roping, tie-down roping, team roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 8th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $11,266 
  • Career earnings: $56,777 
  • Residence: Holabird, SD 

Horse: Bit of Snipper (18-year old gelding) – Sire: Skip Snipper/Dam: Just A Bit Of Class 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Reserve World Champion tie-down roper and won the average title at the WPRA World Finals 
  • Co-champion at the Cody (WY) Stampede ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for second at the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Reserve world champion tie-down roper in the WPRA with $2,907 in earnings. Finished 10th in the WPRA breakaway roping world standings 
  • 2018 – Finished 19th in the WPRA breakaway roping world standings 
  • 2016 – WPRA Tie-Down Roping Rookie of the Year 
  • 2011 and 2013 – competed in the WPRA as a Junior roping member 

9. Amanda Coleman 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 9th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,977 
  • Career earnings: $57,798 
  • Residence: Stephenville, TX 

Horse: Bubbas Freckle 210 “Chica” (10-year old mare) – Sire: Smart Peanut Bubba/Dam: Freckles Inquisitive 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Co-champion at the Gooding (Idaho) Rodeo with a 2.7-second run Finished third in Baker, MT 
  • Won Charlie 1 Horse All-Girl Challenge Breakaway Roping at the Bob Fiest Invitational (Guthrie, OK) – co-approved by WPRA 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Was a Junior Roping member of the WPRA, representing the Southeastern Circuit. Finished the year ranked 12th overall in WPRA Breakaway roping with $12,491 
  • 2018 – Was a Junior Roping member of the WPRA, representing the Southeastern Circuit. Finished 46th overall with $2,215 

10. Macy Fuller 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping and Barrel Racing 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 10th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,905 
  • Career earnings: $56,164 
  • Residence: Wittmann, AZ 

Horse: Hope My Chex Clear (14-year old gelding) – Sire: Nu Chex To Cash/Dam: On A Clary Jay 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for fourth at the Gooding (ID) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished fourth at the Deadwood (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Finished the year ranked 15th in the WPRA Breakaway World Standings with $11,848 
  • 2018 – Finished 17th in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $6,156 
  • 2017 – Finished 15th in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $5,932 
  • National Intercollegiate All-Around Champion 

11. Anna Bahe 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 11th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,529 
  • Career earnings: $28,481 
  • Residence: Grantsville, UT 

Horse: Smokey (6-year old gelding) 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the first round in Bracket 5 at the Fort Worth (TX) Stock Show and Rodeo with a 2.6-second run; tied for the win in semifinal B in a time of 2.3 seconds and finished fourth overall in a time of 2.8 seconds. 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Won the Wilderness Circuit Breakaway Roping, just 30 cents more than older sister Cassie. Finished the year ranked 26th in the WPRA Breakaway World Standings with $8,248, just behind sister Cassie in 25th position with $8,249. 
  • 2018 – Finished her rookie year in the WPRA ranked 21st overall with $4,759 

12. Kirby Eppert 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 12th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,248 
  • Career earnings: $14,306 
  • Residence: Seneca, NE 

Horse: Mavreyck (10-year old gelding) – Sire: Stylish Rey/Dam: Hip Fancy Zan 

World titles: 0 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the Baker (MT) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished third at Cody (WY) Stampede ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for this at Woodward (OK) Elks Rodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for fifth at Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 

Career Highlights 

  • National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southwest Region All Around Champion (2006 and 2007) National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southwest Region Goat Tying Champion (2007) 
  • All-around and Rookie at the College National Finals Rodeo – 2006 and reserve all-around champion in 2007 
  • Two-time National Champion Goat Tyer (2003 & 2005) 
  • Broke arena record in goat tying at College National Finals Rodeo that still holds today 

13. Hope Thompson 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping and Team Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 13th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,245 
  • Career earnings: $182,951 
  • Residence: Abilene, TX 

Horse: Supercrome Ink “Ink” (12-year old mare) – Sire: Starlights Gypsy/Dam: Little Swinging Gal 

World titles: 3 (2013-breakaway roping; 2017, 2020 – team roping heading) 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the WPRA Team Roping (heading) World Title with Whitney DeSalvo 
  • Tied for second at Dickinson (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished second at Rapid City (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for third at Burley (ID) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for third at Mobridge (SD) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping 
  • Won the Charlie 1 Horse All-Girl Challenge Team Roping during the Bob Feist Roping in Guthrie, OK with partner Whitney DeSalvo. Leads the team roping heading standings entering the 2020 WPRA World Finals in Waco, TX (Nov. 12-15) 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Finished the year ranked 14th in the breakaway roping with $12,256 and 7th in the team roping heading with $3,303. 
  • 2018 – Finished the year ranked 16th in the breakaway roping with $7,047 and 16th in team roping heading with $1,468. 
  • 2017 – won the WPRA World title in the team roping with Whitney DeSalvo. In fact that duo won every all-female roping they entered in 2017. Also won the average title in the team roping at the WPRA World Finals in Waco, TX. Finished the team roping with $29,875 in earnings ahead of reserve world champion Jackie Crawford. Won the Wildfire Ladies Championship Roping in Salado, TX and the Patriot Event in Fort Worth, TX…Finished the year with $29,875 in Team roping earnings 
  • 2016 – Reserve World Champion breakaway roper behind Jackie Crawford with $16,706 in earnings 
  • 2013 – won her first WPRA World Title in the Breakaway roping aboard 8 Track a 12-year old gelding…Outdistanced Jackie Crawford by just $92.53 for the title finishing the year with $5,309 in breakaway earnings 
  • 2008 – Won the College National Finals Rodeo and was named National Champion Breakaway Roper 
  • Windy Ryon Champion 
  • American qualifier in breakaway roping 
  • World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) major event qualifier in breakaway roping 

14. JJ Hampton 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 14th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $10,231 
  • Career earnings: $308,469 
  • Residence: Stephenville, TX 

Horses: Please Love Me (13-year old mare) – Sire: Chic Please/Dam: Ima Lovergirl; Milla Wilson (13-year old mare) – Sire: Wilsons Lil Freckles/Dam: Docs Malbe 

World titles: 17 (1995-96, 1999 breakaway roping; 1994-95, 1997-2000 all-around; 1996-99 team roping header; 1994, 1997-99 tie-down roping) 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Won the WPRA National Champion Breakaway Title at the WPRA World Finals 
  • Won Henryetta (OK) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping title 
  • Finished third at the Cowboy Capital of the World Rodeo (Stephenville, TX) 
  • Finished in a tie for third at the Belle Fourche (SD) Breakaway Roping 
  • Currently leads the WPRA Breakaway Roping world standings with $87,973 and will compete for the title at the WPRA World Finals in Waco, Texas in November 

Career Highlights 

  • 2019 – Finished the year ranked fifth in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $29,784 
  • 2018 – Finished the year ranked sixth in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $12,605 
  • 2016 – Finished the year ranked fourth in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $15,014 
  • 2015 – Finished the year ranked seventh in the WPRA Breakaway Roping World Standings with $8,528 
  • 2001 – Reserve World Champion Breakaway Roper with $4,127 in earnings 
  • 2000 – Won the all-around title bringing her world title total to 17 and was the second most decorated WPRA member behind Wanda Bush with 32. Jackie Crawford eclipsed Hampton’s total in 2018 with an all around title. Reserve world champion in team roping and tie-down roping 
  • 1999 – Won world titles in all four WPRA roping categories: all-around, breakaway, team roping (heading) and tie-down roping 
  • 1998 – Won three WPRA world titles: all-around, tie-down roping and team roping (heading) 
  • 1997 – Won three WPRA world titles: all-around, tie-down roping and team roping (heading) 
  • 1996 – Won two WPRA world titles: breakaway and team roping (heading) 
  • 1995 – Won two WPRA world titles: all-around and breakaway roping 
  • 1994 – Won two WPRA world titles: all-around and tie-down roping 
  • 1991 – Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo 
  • Has qualified to the biggest breakaway roping events around the U.S. including The American, the World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) events, Cheyenne Frontier Days open roping and the Days of ’47 Rodeo in Salt Lake City, a WCRA event. 

15. Erin Johnson 

  • Event: Breakaway Roping 
  • 2020 World Standings place: 15th 
  • 2020 Earnings: $9,277 
  • Career earnings: $115,859 
  • Residence: Fowler, CO 

Horses: Rio Fols “Bubba” (15-year old grey gelding) – Sire: Skips Fols/Dam: Miss Rio Ventur; Huskers Be Smokin “Chico” (12-year old palomino gelding) – Sire: High Brow Husker/Dam: Sonny Be Smokin 

World titles: 3 (2011-12, 2015) 

Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020) 

Professional 

2020 Highlights 

  • Co-champion at Deadwood (SD) Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished second at the Redmond (OR) Breakaway Roping 
  • Tied for second at Dickinson (ND) Breakaway Roping 
  • Finished third at Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, SD) 

Career Highlights 

  • 2015 – Won her third WPRA World Title in Breakaway Roping with $12,752 
  • 2012 – Won her second WPRA World Title in the Breakaway Roping with $17,490 
  • 2011 – Won her first WPRA World Title in the Breakaway Roping with $16,750 
  • 2010 – Reserve World Champion breakaway roper with $8.796 
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