Western Places First and Second at Double-Header At UMASS-Amherst

Western Places First and Second at Double-Header At UMASS-Amherst

FAIRFIELD, Conn.-The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its Western Doubleheader on Saturday at UMASS-Amherst as the team won seven events and placed second in the morning show while being named the High Point team with 26 points in the afternoon show. The team returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 2 as the Western Squad will compete in another Double-Header this time at Mount Holyoke College. Morning show is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.

 

Morning Show Results

 

Open Horsemanship: Cariann Johnson and Michelle Johnson placed 1st and 2nd

 

Advanced Horsemanship: Megan Griffin placed 2nd. Victoria Caputo did not place.

 

Novice Horsemanship: Olivia Zwernemann and Brigitta Shepard placed 1st and 2nd

 

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section A: Devon Cavaliere placed 3rd

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section B: Gina Gramarossa and Emery Smith placed 1st and 3rd

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section C: Hailey Tyler and Lea Mascola placed 2nd and 4th

 

Beginner Horsemanship: Becca Dion placed 2nd

 

Alumni Horsemanship: Adrianna Dattoli did not place

 

Reining: Michelle Johnson placed 3rd

 

Team Scores after Morning Show:

 

UMass-Amherst - 27

SHU - 26

UCONN - 19

Mount Holyoke College - 13

Central Connecticut State - 7

 

Michelle Johnson was named the Reserve High Point Rider.

 

Afternoon Show Results

 

Reining: Michelle Johnson placed 2nd

 

Alumni Horsemanship: Adrianna Dattoli placed 7th

 

Beginner Horsemanship Section A: Becca Dion placed 1st

 

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section A: Valerie Stein and Lea Mascola placed 1st and 3rd

 

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section B: Emery Smith and Gina Gramarossa placed 1st and 2nd

 

Novice Horsemanship: Brigitta Shepard placed 1st

 

Advanced Horsemanship Section A: Megan Griffin placed 1st

Advanced Horsemanship Section B: Emily Spellman and Victoria Caputo placed 2nd and 3rd

 

Open Horsemanship: Cariann Johnson and Michelle Johnson placed 1st and 4th

 

Team Scores:

SHU - 38

UMass-Amherst - 30

UCONN - 22

Mount Holyoke College - 19

Central Connecticut State - 11

 

Michelle Johnson tied for Reserve High Point Rider of the afternoon.