Nelson, Ericka

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$49,591
CAREER EARNINGS

2017 Earnings:
$47,073
 
28th
2017 World Standings
 
 

Born: August 28, 1980
Residence: Century, Fla.
Joined the WPRA: 2001
Horse: Goodfrenchmanfriday "Friday"- (11-year old sorrel gelding) - Sire: BHR Frenchies Socks/Dam: Joyces Gal
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 0
RNCFR qualifications (actual year qualified): 0
Education: Texas A&M University (Kingsville, Texas)

Professional


2017 Highlights 

• Won the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair and Rodeo
• Won the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell, S.D.)
• Won the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.)
• Won the Buffalo (Minn.) Championship PRCA Rodeo
• Won the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo
• Won the first round and finished third in the average at the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Day Stampede
• Finished second at the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.)
• Finished second at the Ralph Morgan Semi-Annual Rodeo (Lauderdale, Miss.)
• Finished second at the Southeastern Pro Rodeo (Ocala, Fla.)
• Finished second at the Pasco County Fair Championship Rodeo (Dade City, Fla.)
• Finished third at Jasper (Texas) Lions Benefit Rodeo
• Finished tied for third at Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days

Personal


Husband, J.B. Nelson, daughter Rainey James (born Jan. 22, 2011)...Taught second grade...Paige Willis owned Friday and performed well on him during the Fourth of July in 2015 landing in the top 10 of top barrel racing winners during Cowboy Christmas.

 

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