HADLEY, Mass.- The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad was named the High Point team this afternoon as they tallied 33 points for their performances at the Western double-header at Mount Holyoke College. With the team earning the High Point Team, the Pioneers have advanced to the Semi-finals of the Western Championships.
Four Pioneers placed first in their events this afternoon as senior Michelle Johnson placed first in Open Horsemanship Section B and Open Horsemanship Section A while sophomore Carly Julius placed first in Intermediate II Horsemanship Section C. Sophomore Haily Tyler placed first in Novice Horsemanship Section B and in Novice Horsemanship and senior Krista Hiatrides placed first in Beginner Horsemanship.
Open Horsemanship Section B - Megan Griffin placed 2nd
Beginner Horsemanship - Krista Hiatrides placed 2nd
Intermediate II Horsemanship Section A - Abby Fessele placed 2nd
Intermediate II Horsemanship Section B - Valerie Stein placed 2nd
Novice Horsemanship Section A - Logan Morris places 3rd
Novice Horsemanship Section B - Hailey Tyler placed 1st
Advanced Horsemanship - Olivia Zwernemann placed 2nd
Beginner Horsemanship - Krista Hiatrides placed 1st
Intermediate II Horsemanship Section B - Lea Mascola placed 1st
Intermediate II Horsemanship Section C - Devon Cavaliere placed 1st as SHU swept the Intermediate II classes.
Novice Horsemanship - Hailey Tyler placed 1st
1. SHU is High Point Team with 33 points
2. UMass-Amherst Reserve High Point Team with 23 points
3. UCONN - 22
4. Mount Holyoke College - 20
5. Central Connecticut State - 14