October 27, 2009
The Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team successfully began its fall season with a win on Oct. 3 in Wyalusing, Pa.
The team defeated the competition by a 150-point margin and placed first in the beef grading, lamb judging, overall beef, pork judging and total reasons divisions.
Individually, the team also brought home top-ten honors. Meagan Igo was the high-individual overall. Matt Bruton, Collin Corbin and Abby Long placed second, third and seventh in the overall competition. In the alternate division, nine of the top-ten individuals were from Texas Tech.
Oklahoma State University, the University of Illinois, South Dakota State University and Texas A&M University rounded out the top-five team slots.
In addition to Igo, Bruton, Corbin and Long, team members include:
The team is coached by Mark Miller, Texas Tech’s San Antonio Livestock Show Distinguished Chair in Meat Science and graduate student Travis O’Quinn. View Miller's profile in our online Experts Guide.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is made up of six departments:
The college also consists of eleven research centers and institutes, including the Cotton Economics Research Institute, the International Cotton Research Center and the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute.Facebook