Fairfield, CT.- Sacred Heart University equestrian team members Melissa Dander and Abigail Williams have qualified for the 2017 the IHSA National Championship this weekend. The competition runs May 4-7 and is being held at Ky Horse Park (Kentucky).
Dander opens the Pioneers competition Thursday morning in Open Fences against 18 student-athletes from across country. She qualified in open fences by winning her qualifying class at Regional Championship and then Zone Championship. She qualified for Cacchione Cup at Nationals by qualifying as the top high point open rider in Zone 1 Region 5.
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