Collegiate 2020s

2020

Texas 2020

The 2020 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included (pictured from left to right): Kristen Burkhardt, of Fowlerville; Beka McDonald, of Coopersville; Miriah Dershem, of St. Johns; and Lynn Olthof, of Ferrysburg. The team was coached by Joe Domecq and Sarah Black. 

Results 

  • Southwestern Exposition Livestock Show and Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas 
    • Team: 2nd in Holsteins, 3rd Overall, 4th in Oral Reasons, 5th in Brown Swiss, and 9th in Jerseys. 
    • Individuals: Lynn Olthof placed 5th Overall, 7th in Holsteins, 10th in Reasons, and 10th in Brown Swiss. Kristen Burkhardt placed 8th in Reasons. 

The Fall 2020 National Collegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contests were cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

2021

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The 2021 Michigan State University collegiate dairy cattle judging team members included: (Top: Pictured from left to right): Coach Sarah Black; Coach Allison Schafer; Kristen Burkhardt, of Fowlerville; Miriah Dershem, of St. Johns; and Coach Joe Domecq. (Bottom: Pictured from left to right): Kristen Burkhardt, of Fowlerville; Coach Joe Domecq; and Kelsey Pasch, of Mount Pleasant. MSU did not compete with a full team in any contest due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Results

  • All American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 
    • Individuals: Kristen Burkhardt placed 8th Overall, 7th in Ayrshires, and 7th in Oral Reasons. Miriah Dershem placed 22nd Overall, 9th in Brown Swiss, and 10th in Holsteins. 

  •  World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Individuals: Kristen Burkhardt placed 22nd Overall and 6th in Jerseys. Miriah Dershem placed 18th Overall and 5th on Red and Whites.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Individuals: Kelsey Pasch placed 1st in Jerseys and 15th in Holsteins. Kristen Burkhardt placed 12th in Guernseys.

2022

2022 Spring

The 2022 Michigan State University spring dairy cattle judging collegiate team consisted of (pictured from left to right): Rachael Bosse, of Dorr; Adalee Thelen, of St. Johns; Mikayla Bowen, of Addison; Drew Neyer, of Mt. Pleasant; Kelsey Pasch, of Mt. Pleasant; Jessie Nash, of Elsie; and Katie Wilson, of Blanchard. The team was coached by Dr. Joe Domecq and Kirby Krogstad. 

  • Western National Spring Show in Richmond, Utah 
    • White Team: Mikayla Bowen, Jessie Nash, Kelsey Pasch, and Katie Wilson- 3rd Overall and 3rd in Reasons. 
    • Green Team: Rachael Bosse, Drew Neyer, Adalee Thelen- 3rd in Placings 
    • Individuals: Jessie Nash placed 6th Overall and 5th in Placings. Drew Neyer placed 3rd Overall and 3rd in Reasons. Kelsey Pasch placed 4th in Reasons and Adalee Thelen placed 8th Overall.