Collegiate 1990s

1991

1991 College

The 1991 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (Pictured from left to right): Raymond Heisler, of Springport; Sara MacRae (Long), of Cass City; Coach Dr. Clifford Jump; Sarah Rupprecht (Black), of Vassar; and Tom Nugent, of Lowell. Not pictured Matt Wood of Hickory Corners. 

Results

  • 1990 NAILE Collegiate Dairy Judging Contest in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Brown Swiss.
    • Individuals: Matt Wood placed 10th Overall. Sara MacRae placed 11th Overall.

  • 1991 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 1st in Milking Shorthorns.
    • Individuals: Sara MacRae placed 2nd in Oral Reasons, 10th in Brown Swiss, and 12th Overall.

  • 1991 All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
     

1992

The 1992 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included: Margery Green (Webster VanAtta), Tim Lyons, Michele Payn (Knoper), Miriam Weber (Nielsen). The team was coached by Dr. Clifford Jump, Katherine Knowlton, and Sara MacRae (Long). 

Results

  • 1991 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1992 All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1992 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Miriam Weber (Unknown Contest): 1st in oral reasons and 3rd Overall. 

 

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1995

95 col

The 1995 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included: (Pictured from left to right): Coach Joe Domecq; Renee Nugent (McCauley), of Lowell; Kristen Zagata, of Sebewaing; Tonia Koppenaal (Ritter), of Zeeland; and Robb Gingell, of Brown City. Members of the NAILE (Louisville) team were Koppenaal; Gingell; Chad Kreeger, of Fowlerville; and Jody Welter, of Croswell. 

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 
    • Team: 5th in Guernseys, 5th in Brown Swiss, 5th in Oral Reasons, and 11th Overall. 

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 6th in Oral Reasons, 8th in Ayrshires, 9th in Guernseys, and 9th in Milking Shorthorns.
    • Individuals: Tonia Koppenaal placed 10th in Jerseys and 14th Overall. 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Ayrshires, 4th in Guernseys, 7th in Jerseys, and 7th Overall.
    • Individuals: Tonia Koppenaal placed 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st in Jerseys, 5th in Guernseys, and 11th Overall. Chad Kreeger placed 1st in Brown Swiss, 7th Overall, 8th in Holsteins, 9th in Ayrshires, and 10th in Oral Reasons. Jody Welter placed 10th in Guernseys.

 

1996

1996 College

The 1996 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (pictured from left to right): Coach Joe Domecq; Jody Welter, of Croswell; Chad Kreeger, of Fowlerville; Brent Leininger, of Waldron (blue suit); and Andy Zagata, of Sebewaing (standing). Not pictured: Jason Bradbury, of Dexter, also participated on the NAILE (Louisville) team.

Results

  • Accelerated Genetics Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Viroqua, Wisconsin
    • Team: 3rd in Jerseys, 6th in Oral Reasons, and 7th Overall.
    • Individuals: Chad Kreeger placed 5th Overall and 9th in Oral Reasons. Andy Zagata placed 4th in Brown Swiss.

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 7th in Oral Reasons and 10th Overall.
    • Individuals: Chad Kreeger placed 4th in Oral Reasons, 5th in Guernseys, and 6th Overall.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 11th in Milking Shorthorns, 11th in Oral Reasons, 15th in Jerseys, and 17th Overall.
    • Individuals: Chad Kreeger placed 10th in Guernseys and 15th Overall.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky 
    • Team: 4th in Holsteins, 10th in Ayrshires, 12th in Oral Reasons, and 13th Overall.
    • Individuals: Andy Zagata placed 6th in Holsteins.

 

1997

1997 College

The 1997 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (pictured from left to right): Danyelle Artman, of North Branch; Kate Feuerstein, of Belding; Wendy Bristle, of Chelsea; Troy Thuemmel, of Port Austin; and Coach Joe Domecq. Not Pictured: Bill Sickner, of Otter Lake. 

Results

  • Accelerated Genetics Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Viroqua, Wisconsin
    • Team: 7th in Ayrshires, 8th in Holsteins, and 13th overall.
    • Individuals: Kate Feuerstein placed 10th in Guernseys, 11th Overall, 13th in Ayrshires, and 15th in Oral reasons.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 10th in Brown Swiss and 11th in Jerseys.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 4th in Ayrshires, 6th in Holsteins, 7th in Jerseys, 8th Overall, 10th in Oral Reasons, and 11th in Guernseys.
    • Individuals: Danyelle Artman placed 12th in Holsteins and 15th in Jerseys. Wendy Bristle placed 3rd in Ayrshires and 19th Overall. Kate Feuerstein placed 5th in Brown Swiss, 5th in Holsteins, and 11th Overall.

 

1998

1998 College

The 1998 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (pictured from left to right): Dan Minnis, of Dansville; Cory Risch, of Webberville; Mike Hoagg, of Sebewaing; Bill Sickner, of Otter Lake; and Coach Joe Domecq.

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 11th Overall.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 7th in Holsteins and 15th Overall.
    • Individuals: Dan Minnis placed 26th Overall.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky 
    • Team: 7th in Guernseys, 9th in Ayrshires, 10th in Brown Swiss, and 12th Overall.

 

1999

1999 College

The 1999 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (pictured from left to right): Ben Church, of Tecumseh; Sarah Smuts (Hoagg), of Sebewaing; Dana Kirk, of St. Johns; and Coach Joe Domecq.

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 4th in Holsteins and 10th Overall.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 8th in Ayrshires, 14th in Brown Swiss, 15th in Guernseys, and 19th Overall.
    • Individuals: Dana Kirk placed 7th in Linear Evaluation.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky 
    • Team: 15th Overall.
    • Individuals: Sara Smuts placed 7th in Ayrshires.