Travis Rushing and Tabitha Holloway won the Jack and Hill crosscut saw competition with a time of 29.7 seconds.

Forestry students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello held their annual Field Day competition Saturday in preparation for the Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Conclave, scheduled this year for March 15-17 at North Carolina State University.  UAM has won Conclave 31 times in the 54-year history of the event, including last year at the University of Georgia.

UAM students tested themselves and each other in 14 different events. The top finishers in each event were:

Men’s Crosscut Saw – Travis Rushing of Hampton and Spencer Lybrand of Pine Bluff, first place; Rushing and Adam Foehringer of Monticello, second place; and Rushing and Jack Pace of Monticello, third place.
Log Roll – Rushing and Pace, first place; Daniel Neeley of Camden and Lybrand, second place; and Foehringer and Luke Black of Norman, third place.
Pole Felling – Black, first place; Cody Cormier of North Little Rock, second place; and Rushing, third place.
Chain Throw – Black and Cormier, first place.
Axe Throw – Rushing, first place; Foehringer, second place; and Pace, third place.
Knife Throw – Rushing, first place; Foehringer, second place.
Archery – Lybrand, first place; Pace, second place; Rushing, third place.
Log Chop – Pace, first place; Rushing, second place; Black, third place.
Men’s Bow Saw – Lybrand, first place; Pace, second place; Black third place.
Women’s Bow Saw – Tabitha Holloway of Conway, first place.
Jack and Jill Crosscut Saw – Holloway and Rushing, first place; Shayla Olson of Bentonville and Pace, second place; Foehringer and Olson, third place.
Women’s Crosscut Saw – Holloway and Samantha Dillard of El Dorado, first place.
Pole Climbing – Foehringer, first place.
Birling – Cormier, first place; Foehringer, second place.