Equestrian Takes High Point Team in Team's Home Opener

Equestrian Takes High Point Team in Team's Home Opener

NORWALK, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team claimed the high point team of the day in the teams home-opener this afternoon tallying 39 points which was 18 points ahead of second place finisher Trinity. The Pioneers will return to action tomorrow when SHU heads up to compete at Trinity's home show in Simsbury, CT. Show begins at 9:00 a.m.

Senior captain Emily Spellman was named the reserve high point rider as she placed first in both Open Fences Section A and Limit Flat Section A. Six Pioneers also took first in their respective events to round out the win for the Pioneers. Full results of each section can be found below.




Emily Spellman placed 1st Open Fences Section A, 1st Limit Flat Section A

Gabriella Sorrentino placed 2nd Open Fences Section B, 5th Open Flat Section C

Brigitta Shepard placed 3rd Open Fences Section B


Lea Mascola placed 1st Intermediate Fences Section A, and placed 4th Intermediate Flat Section A

Mia Poppinga placed 4th Intermediate Fences Section A, 3rd Intermediate Flat Section A


Danielle Derisio placed 4th Open Flat Section A, and took 1st Limit Fences Section B

Hanna Lloyd placed 4th Open Flat Section B


Amber Firehock placed 3rd Limit Fences Section A

Alexa Setteducatti placed 2nd Limit Fences Section C


Amanda DiFeo placed 1st Cross-rails

Jordyn Defalco placed 3rd Cross -rails

Molly Guglielmino placed 5th Cross-rails


Anne Bergere placed 1st Limit Flat Section B

Hailey Tyler placed 1st Limit Flat Section C


Rebecca Dion place 1st in  Introductory

Marisa Otto placed 6th in Introductory


Sophia Sauber placed 3rd in Pre-Novice

Julia Vinci placed in 2nd in Novice



Team Points:

SHU       39

Trinity    21

UCONN   24

Conn      20

Fairfield  16

Wesleyan 7

CCSU      11

Yale         3

UHART     0