SWOSU Climbers Fare Well in Competition


Fifty climbers from five universities competed in a recent rock-climbing competition held on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford.

Students from SWOSU, Oklahoma State University, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Baptist University and the University of Oklahoma competed in the event. Several people from Dallas (TX) also participated in the competition, which was held at the SWOSU Wellness Center rock wall.

The toughest division-open-was won by SWOSU student Morgan McNeill. Finishing second was Alex Keiser of OU.

            Other division winners were:

Men's Advanced

1st                    Luke McCullum         SWOSU

2nd                   John Gilliland             OSU 

Women's Advanced

1st                   Kelsey Gee                  SWOSU

2nd                  Becca Nelson              SWOSU 

Men's Intermediate

1st                   Roger Butts                SWOSU

2nd                  Curtis Stinnet              SWOSU 

Women's Intermediate

1st                   Keli Thomason            OSU

2nd                  Temper Hursh             SWOSU 

Men's Beginner

1st                   Jesse Holcomb            SWOSU 

Women's Beginner

1st                   Rachel Shropshire       SWOSU

SWOSU climbers will be traveling to Oklahoma Baptist University this Saturday, May 2, for a competition in Shawnee.