News/Results

The NTU Archery Team competed at the 2016 US Intercollegiate Archery Championships at the Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista, California, May 19-22, 2016. The mixed team of Maukenzi Moore & Shane Tsosie won a Bronze medal in the Mixed Team Bowhunter category. They bested Mississippi College 137 to 126 and advance to semifinals but fell to eventual champs, University of Cumberlands 121 to 145.

The NTU team competed in the Bronze match against Northeast Community College and won 130 to 120. During the awards banquet, team members received honors as Filiberto Vecenti was selected All-American in Recurve Men and two selections in the Best New Archer category for Best New Archer Bowhunter Women was Maukenzi Moore and Best New Archer Bowhunter Men was Chase Bebo. Congratulations, archery team for an outstanding year in archery.

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Chase Bebo, NTU vs #1 Kirby from University of the Cumberlands

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Shane Tsosie vs. Strang (Northeast Community College)

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Maukenzi Moore and Shane Tsosie, Mixed Team Bowhunter Bronze Medal Team

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2016 Best New Archers Bowhunter, Chase Bebo and Maukenzi Moore

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Coach Henderson, Bronze Medal Team, Shane Tsosie and Maukenzi Moore

Results for NTU athletes:
April 29, 2016
Tyler Sam placed in Team Roping 5th in the Long Go Performance
Tyson Charley and Jay Becenti placed in Team Roping place 2th in Long Go Performance

May 1, 2016
Tyler Sam placed in Team Roping 2nd in the Long Go Performance

May 1, 2016 – Short Go
Tyler Sam placed in Team Roping 2nd in average.
Jared Pino placed in Steer Wrestling placed in 4th in the Short Go

We are proud of our Rodeo Team. Navajo Technical University won the "Most Improved Rodeo of the Year" in Grand Canyon Region.

Congratulations to Benji Sam and Archie Becenti. They will compete in the National College Rodeo Finals in Casper, WY in June 12 – 18, 2016.
Benji Sam is in 2nd place in Team Roping Heeler position in Grand Canyon Region
Archie Becenti is in 3rd place in Bull Riding position in Grand Canyon Reigion

Rodeo Team Standings 2015 - 2016

Here are the individual and team results from the Mesalands College Rodeo April 21 - 22, 2016.

Results for NTU Athletes
Tyler Sam placed 5th in Team Roping in the Long Go Performance. He did not place in Short Go. Jared Pino came in Steer Wrestling placed 7th in the Long Go performance. He did not place in the Short Go.

We are proud of our Rodeo Team
Our rodeo team will be traveling to Las Cruces, NM to compete in New Mexico State University College Rodeo on April 29 and May 1, 2016.
Benji Sam is in 2nd place in Team Roping Heeler position in Grand Canyon Region.
Archie Becenti is in 3rd place in Bull Riding position in Grand Canyon Region

The top three in each event will compete in the National College Rodeo Finals in Casper, WY in June 12 - 18, 2016

Here are the results from the 2016 West Regional Intercollegiate Championships at Fountain Valley, CA for our NTU Archery Team this past weekend. We are proud of our team.

Maukenzi Moore, from Ft. Defiance, AZ, pursuing A.A.S. in Culinary Arts

  • Silver Medal – Bowhunter Women
  • Bronze Medal – Bowhunter Mixed Team

Shane Tsosie, from Naschitti, NM, pursuing a B.A.S. in Digital Manufacturing

  • Gold Medal – Bowhunter Men Team
  • Silver Medal – Bowhunter Lottery Team
  • Bronze Medal – Bowhunter Mixed Team

Gilbert Benally, Jr., from Bisti, NM, pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science

  • Gold Medal – Bowhunter Men Team
  • Silver Medal – Bowhunter Lottery Team

Rivers Jones, from Kayenta, AZ, pursuing Construction Technology

  • Silver Medal – Bowhunter Men

Chase Bebo, from Sells, AZ, pursuing Electrical Trades

  • Gold Medal – Bowhunter Men Team
  • Silver Medal – Bowhunter Lottery Team

Filiberto Vecenti, from Lukachukai, AZ

  • Bronze Medal – Recurve Lottery Team

Chase Bebo, Shane Tsosie, and Gilbert Benally, Jr.

  • Gold Medal – Bowhunter Men Team

Maukenzi Moore and Shane Tsosie

  • Bronze Medal – Bowhunter Mixed Team

Skyhawk Athletics

NTU teams have goals to place in their conference, regional, and national championships in a variety of sports. Winning teams have become a tradition at NTU in both men’s and women’s sports. Community support for intercollegiate athletics at NTU has been outstanding. The caliber of coaching, the quality of uniforms and equipment, the training and medical facilities, and the opportunity to play against good competition are superior. NTU Athletic Programs aspire to the highest level of intercollegiate competition, sportsmanship and academic excellence through the University mission.

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