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Cole Melancon

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 3/24/1994 Beaumont, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2014
PRCA Career Earnings: $70,299.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Liberty, Texas

2016 world standings place: 25th
2016 earnings:$46,275
RNCFR qualifications 0
Education: Hill College (Hillsboro, Texas)

2016 Highlights

• Won the San Patricio County PRCA Rodeo (Sinton, Texas)
• Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo 
• Won the Santa Rosa Roundup (Vernon, Texas)
• Won the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.)
• Won the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah)
• Won the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.) 
• Co-champion at the Benny Binion Bucking Bull Sale (Las Vegas, Nev.)
• Ranked 20th in the All American Tour for bull riding 

Career Highlights

• 2015: Ranked sixth in the Resistol Rookie Standings for bull riding; won the Xtreme Bull Riding (Albuquerque, N.M.). Finished 70th in the world standings with $18,703

• Won the southern region for college rodeo in 2016, qualified for the 2017 College National Finals Rodeo
• Qualified for the Texas State High School Finals Rodeo (2009-12)

5-9, 145 … Parents, Craig Melancon and Micki Fregia, brothers, Ty Melancon and Cooper Fregia, sister, Emily Melancon … Full name is Malcolm Cole Melancon … Became interested in rodeo because he likes the thrill and adrenaline … Describes his riding style as “a little wild and not the prettiest, but I make the bull look a lot ranker than it is” … Bruiser is his favorite bull to ride and would like to ride him again … Graduated from Hull-Daisetta High School (Daisetta, Texas) in 2012 with a class of 30 students … Attends Hull College, majoring in agriculture … Works in ranching … Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho) are his favorite rodeos – Cheyenne because of the history and Nampa because it’s a fun rodeo with good stock … Enjoys hunting for hogs and four-wheeling … Played football in high school and is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys … Enjoys golfing and hanging out with buddies he only gets to see while at rodeos … Favorite food is chicken fried steak … Favorite movie is 8 Seconds … Listens to rock and rap music … His rodeo superstition is to not put his hat on the bed 
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