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York Gill


Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 7/7/1981 Memphis, Tenn.
Joined PRCA: 2004
PRCA Career Earnings: $330,553.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2011)
Current Residence: Stephenville, Texas

2015 world standings place: 112th
2015 earnings: $9,482
Education: University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.), and Tarleton State University (Stephenville, Texas); studied business

Professional
2016 Highlights

• Won the Helzapoppin (Buckeye, Ariz.), with Jake Cooper
• Won the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show, with Arky Rogers
• Won the Ralph Morgan Semi-Annual Rodeo (Lauderdale, Miss.), with William Wood
• Co-champion at Trinity Valley Exposition Fair & Rodeo (Liberty, Texas), with Jesse Harville
Career Highlights
• 2014: Co-champion at the Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, with Keven Daniel. Finished 27th in the world standings with $41,298
• 2013: Won Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.), with Garrett Tonozzi. Co-champion at the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.), with Keven Daniel; finished 38th in the world standings with $26,125
• 2012: Won the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo, with Ty Blasingame and the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.), with Brady Tryan. Co-champion at the Western Frontier ProRodeo (Pocatello, Idaho), with Brady Tryan. Finished 37th in the world standings with $26,131
• 2011: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, with Colby Lovell. (Partner Arky Rogers) Won the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo; the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo; the Los Fresno (Texas) PRCA Rodeo; the PRCA Stampede Rodeo (Athens, Texas). (Partner Ty Blasingame) Won the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo and the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.). Won the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas), with Cody Odell
• 2010: Won the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo-July 24, with Trent Cornelius. Finished 202nd in the world standings with $3,687
• 2009: Won the Gladewater (Texas) Roundup Rodeo, with Jimmy Edens; the Arkansas State Fair Rodeo (Little Rock), with Kelsey Parchman, and La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson), with Kelsey Parchman. Finished 54th in the world standings with $18,209 
• 2008: Won the Delta Fair Rodeo (Memphis, Tenn.), with Kelsey Parchman
• 2007: Won the Cowboy Capital of the World (Stephenville, Texas), with Luke Brown; finished 49th in the world standings with $19,536  
• 2006: Won the short round at Cheyenne Frontier Days (Wyo.), partner Garrett Tonozzi; placed in the top five at Reno Rodeo (Nev.). Finished 21st in the world standings with $41,506

Amateur
In college, roped with Blake Teixeira and Ryan Watkins; won the Southwest Region team roping title. Teamed with Teixeria in 2005 to help his Tarleton State men’s team claim a college national championship. The duo won three of four rounds and finished third in the average with a time of 36.0 seconds. They set a CNFR arena record of 4.7 seconds

Personal
6-2, 195 ... Single ... Plays golf and enjoys duck and deer hunting … Sister, Elizabeth is a former Miss Tennessee High School Rodeo Queen … Grew up playing polo with his father, Ray...Neighbor Roy Holmes got him into roping … Has a brother, Brown, who also is a heeler … Favorite food is filet mignon … Likes Texas alternative country music, including band Cross Canadian Ragweed
 
 
 
 
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