Johnson, Sherrylynn

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Label
 
$337,242
CAREER EARNINGS

2011 Earnings:
$48,815

 
24th
2011 World Standings


 
 

Born: July 18, 1966, in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Residence: Henryetta, Okla.
Joined WPRA: 1997
Horses: Leading Tradition "JT" (9-year old bay gelding) - Sire: Special Leader/Dam: Dark & Fabulous
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 4 (1999-2000, 2007, 2010)
Tour Finale titles: 1
• Puyallup: 2007
Tour Finale qualifications: 6
• Caldwell: 2007-08
• Puyallup: 2007-08
• Omaha Finale: 2003-07
• Championship: 2003, 2007

Professional


2011 Highlights

• Won the All-American Finals (Waco, Texas)
• Won the Yellowstone Stampede (Billings, Mont.)
• Won the Yuma (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo
• Won the Riverton (Wyo.) Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup
• Won the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede (Monte Vista, Colo.)
• Won the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo


Career Highlights
• 2010 - Finished the year ranked 14th in the world standings with $66,395; finished eighth in the NFR average and won $5,649; won the Tri-State Fair and Rodeo (Amarillo, Texas), the N.E. Arkansas District Fair & Rodeo (Jonesboro, Ark.), the Longsford (Kan.) Rodeo, the Hamel Rodeo & Bull Ridin' Bonanza (Hamel, Minn.), the Yellowstone Stampede ProRodeo (Billings, Mont.), the Bennington (Kan.). PRCA Rodeo and the Central Arkansas PRCA Rodeo (Conway, Ark.).
• 2008 - Won the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo and won the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished the year ranked 29th with $29,591.
• 2007 - Won every round (four) at the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Ariat Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.) earning $18,596. Finished the year 13th in the world standings with $79,312. Competed at the Wrangler NFR but had some bad luck and didn't win a dime.
• 2004 - Finished 22nd in the world standings with earnings of $33,230.
• 2000 - Placed in two rounds at the Wrangler NFR and was ninth in the NFR average. Finished 12th in the world standings with earnings of $65,918.
• 1999 - Qualified for her first Wrangler NFR and finished 12th in the average. Finished the year ranked 14th in the world standings with earnings of $51,865.

Amateur


Won the Oklahoma High School all-around title, 1984; won the Four States all-around, barrel racing and goat tying titles, 1984; IPRA Pepsi Challenge Champion, 1984; College of the Ozark Regional Champion, 1985-86; National Intercollegiate all-around champion, 1987; College of the Ozark Region barrel racing, goat tying, breakaway and all-around champion, 1988; CRRA Barrel racing champion, 1996, 1998; UPRA Barrel Racing champion, 1997-98.

Personal


Husband, Mike (tie-down roper) with 23 Wrangler NFR qualifications…Hobbies include dancing and playing games…Parents are Suvoy (brick mason) and Cheryl Rosser (horse broker)…Was the Southern Arkansas University Rodeo Coach in 1989, where she also taught business courses for five years (1989-91)…Mike and Sherrylynn competed in high school rodeo together. They got married in Calgary, Alberta, in 2001. In 1980, they won the ribbon roping at the Oklahoma Youth Rodeo. They were the only married couple to qualify for the 2007 Wrangler NFR…Travels with their Boston Terrier named Popper Dot…Favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys, favorite television shows are CSI, ESPN and Soap Operas.

 

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