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Born: May 26, 1993
Residence: Richmond, Texas
Joined the WPRA: 2013
Horses: Sure Down Dash "Viper" (12-year old sorrel gelding) - Sire: Down Home Dash/Dam: Sheza Go For Sure; Streakin Like a Hank "Marilyn" (13-year old palomino mare) - Sire: Letta Hank Do It/Dam: Streakin Allie Oop
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 0
Education: Blinn College (Bryan/College Station, Texas)


 Career Highlights

•     2016 - Finished the year with $13,322. Won the 22nd Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo and the Matagorda County Fair & Rodeo (Bay City, Texas)
•     2015 - Finished the year ranked 21st in the world with $51,217, finished second at Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo


 Single...Works as a real estate agent...Mother, Phyllis Benefield...Originally tried Viper when he was five, but Viper ended up being sold before she was able to get him. Lake kept searching for another horse for two more years and finally got a call from Viper's owner that was headed to college and wouldn't have time to keep Viper going so Lake bought the horse...Started barrel racing at the age of 9...Attended Foster High School in Richmond.