SAPC Hunter Seat team wins at home
Laurinburg, N.C. – The St. Andrews Presbyterian College Hunter Seat team earned High Point Team at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition at the St. Andrews Equestrian Center Saturday.
The team earned 47 out of a possible 49 points in the competition, helping them to a substantial lead in the region for the season. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill earned Reserve High Point Team status with 38 points.
St. Andrews also had the high point rider of the day in Audrey Bolte, who earned first place finishes in Novice Over Fences and Open Flat to earn 14 points. Reserve High Point Rider was Alexandra Duffy of North Carolina State with 11 points.
Additional top finishers for St. Andrews included first place finishes in Walk Trot for Leara Auci; Beginning Walk, Trot Canter for Leah Davison; Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter for Miranda Wright; Novice Flat for Jodi Brinn, Catherine McDowell and Katie Mentzel; Novice Over Fences for Kali Cram; Intermediate Flat for Kim Graves; Open Flat for Audrey Hayden; and Open Over Fences for Katie Hansen and Rob Jacobs.
Brittany Powelll earned second place in Beginning Walk, Trot, Canter, while Angela Gaskins earned second in Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter. Also adding to the points totals were second place finishes in Novice Flat by Jennifer Callahan, Sami Cram, and Katy Hutchings. The Hunter Seat team will next compete on Oct. 16 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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