Western Named High Point Team at Mount Holyoke

Western Named High Point Team at Mount Holyoke

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.

Senior Logan Morris qualified for Novice Horsemanship and junior Valerie Stein qualifies for Intermediate II Horsemanship at the regionals which will begin on Saturday February 16.

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. 

 

Western Results

 

Open Reining - Megan Griffin 4th, Victoria Caputo 5th, Michelle Johnson DNP

 

Open Horsemanship Section A - Michelle Johnson and Victoria Caputo placed 1st and 3rd

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

 

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section CCarly Julius and Emery Smith placed 1st and 3rd

 

Novice Horsemanship Section A -  Logan Morris places 3rd

 

Novice Horsemanship Section BHailey Tyler placed 1st

 

Advanced Horsemanship - Olivia Zwernemann placed 2nd

 

Open Reining - Megan Griffin and Victoria Caputo placed 3rd and 5th. Michelle Johnson is disqualified.

 

Open Horsemanship Section A - Michelle Johnson and Victoria Caputo placed 1st and 3rd

 

Beginner HorsemanshipKrista Hiatrides placed 1st

 

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section BLea Mascola placed 1st

Intermediate II Horsemanship Section CDevon Cavaliere placed 1st as SHU swept the Intermediate II classes.

 

Novice HorsemanshipHailey Tyler placed 1st

 

Team Results

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