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Matt Sherwood

Events: Team Roping
Born: 9/20/1969 Snowflake, Ariz.
Joined PRCA: 1994
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,375,260.00
World Titles Won: 2 (2006, 2008)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 8 (2006, 2008, 2011, 2015-19)
Current Residence: Pima, Ariz.

2019 World standings place: 14th
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 9th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $48,500
2019 earnings: $124,704
Tour Finale titles: 1
    Summer: 2006
Tour Finale qualifications: 7
    Winter: 2006
    Summer: 2005-06
    Championship: 2006, 2008, 2010, 2015
RAM NCFR titles: 1 (2005)
RAM NCFR qualifications: 9 (1994-95, 2003, 2005, 2008-12)

2019 Highlights- Partner Hunter Koch

• Placed in four rounds to rank ninth in the average with 62.5 seconds on eight head at the Wrangler NFR. 
• Won the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede
• Won the Innisfail (Alberta) Pro Rodeo
• Won the Brooks (Alberta) Kinsmen Pro Rodeo
• Won That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo
• Won the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo (Merritt, British Columbia)
• Co-champion at the Young Living's Last Chance Rodeo (Mona, Utah)
• Won the Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.), with Derrick Begay
Career Highlights
• 2018:Won the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas)
• 2017: Won the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede, 
the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo, the Bozeman (Mont.) Stampede, the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah), the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Won the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo, with Chase Tryan. Won the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo, with Kyle Lockett 
• 2016: (Partner Quinn Kesler) Won Round 7, co-champion of Round 3, and placed in three rounds to rank eighth at the Wrangler NFR. Finished eighth in the world standings with $145,907. Won the Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah). Co-champion at the Annual Fourth of July & PRCA Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.), with Quinn Kesler
• 2015: Placed in two rounds to rank 15th in the average at the Wrangler NFR with partner Travis Woodard. Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho), the National Western Rodeo Timed-Event Qualifier (Denver, Colo.), the Western Stampede (West Jordan, Utah) and the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo, with Quinn Kesler. Finished 15th in the world standings with $88,436
• 2014: Finished 76th in the world standings with $14,230
• 2013: Won the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede, with Tommy Zuniga. Co-champion at the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas), with Jhett Johnson. Finished 34th in the world standings with $32,608
• 2012: Won the Black Diamond Legends (Price, Utah), with Rhen Richard; the Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo (San Bernardino, Calif.), with Daylan Frost; the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days, with Dakota Kirchenschlager and the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah), with Mike Beers. Finished 21st in the world standings with $50,001
• 2011: (Partner Cory Petska) Won Round 1 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 4.1 seconds and placed in six other rounds to rank sixth in the average. Won the New Mexico State Fair Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.); the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho); the Safford (Ariz.) ProRodeo on May 27 and May 28, and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo. Co-champion at the Roots N Boots ProRodeo (Queen Creek, Ariz.). Finished third in the world standings with $159,706
• 2010: (Partner Randon Adams) Won the Dodge Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah); co-champion at the Fiesta Days Rodeo (Spanish Fork, Utah) and the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas). Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, with Allen Bach. Finished 18th in the world standings with $55,340
• 2009: (Partner Rhen Richard) Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede; the Dodge Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah); the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo; the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho); co-champion at the Deseret Peak PRCA Stampede (Tooele, Utah). Finished 21st in the world standings with $48,665
• 2008: (Partner Randon Adams) Won Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.7 seconds and finished second in three additional rounds to rank sixth in the average en route to his second world championship with event-record earnings of $189,568. Won the River City Roundup (Omaha, Neb.); the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo; the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo; the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah); the Lincoln County Fair & Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.) and That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo; co-champion at the War Bonnet Roundup (Idaho Falls, Idaho). Finished first in the Wilderness Circuit year-end standings
• 2007: (Partner Randon Adams) Won That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Dodge Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah). Finished 17th in the world standings with $47,678
• 2006: (Partner Walt Woodard) Was the regular-season leader with $93,075 and won his first world title after placing in six rounds and ranking fifth in the average at the Wrangler NFR with Woodard for a total of $152,251. He shared the world title with Allen Bach, who won the most money among team roping heelers for the 2006 season. Won The Qualifier at the Fort (Fort Collins, Colo.); the ProRodeo Tour Summer Finale (Omaha, Neb.); the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho); the Big Sky Pro Rodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.); the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and average titles at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo and the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.). Won the Williams (Ariz.) Labor Day PRCA Rodeo, with Dylan Frost
• 2005: Won the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho), with Rube Woolsey; won the San Bernardino (Calif.) Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo, with Travis Woodard, and the Cache County Fair and Rodeo (Logan, Mont.), with Jett Hillman. Finished 26th in the world with $28,155

Horse Nicks Rocket Rojo (Nickolas) named AQHA Team Roping Heading Horse of the Year, 2006
2019 Canadian Champion Team Roping Header

6-1, 175 … Wife, Kim; daughters, Megan, Jessica, Aubrie and Ashlie; sons, Cody, Logan and Porter … Hobbies include playing basketball and roping with his kids … Got involved in rodeo through his family. Parents are Bill and Marci, and he has four brothers – Steve, Dole, Kit and J.C. – and 2000 World Champion Bull Rider Cody Hancock is his first cousin … Owned a flooring and tile company in Queen Creek, Ariz., for 10 years before he sold it to hit the rodeo trail full time in 2006 … Favorite food is his wife’s beef, potatoes and gravy, followed by Costco pepperoni pizza

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