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Our Equestrian Team finishes the season as Zone 3, Region 2 Champions!

Mar 24, 2010

The DVCET started off Spring Break in Delaware at our last show of the regular season. The University of Delaware hosted hunt seat show was held on Sunday, March 14th. Beginning the day trailing UDel by 6 points for the lead of the region, the DVCET riders had an amazing day! The maximum number of points a team can earn at any given show is 49 and by the end of the day, our team had earned 47, beating the UDel Team by 9 points and finishing the season as IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) Zone 3, Region 2 Champions!!! Congratulations also to our High Point Rider for the day, Equine Studies junior, Kristin Lawrence, who earned two blue ribbons in the Intermediate Equitation division.

Please congratulate all of the following DVCET riders who worked to gain and clinch the lead over the University of Delaware:

Terence Prunty, Team Captain, First place in Open Equitation on the Flat (section B)
Ciara Menkens, Team Co-Captain, First place in Open Equitation on the Flat (section A)
Maria Metz
Lindsay J Smith
Devan McNamara, First place in Open Equitation Over Fences
Allison George
Jesse Bowman
Kristin Lawrence, First place in Intermediate Eq. on the Flat and First place in Intermediate Eq Over Fences
Jessica Buck
Annie Donovan
Courtney Dyson
Anastasia Garzillo
Megan Barilla
Kathryn Gibson
Samantha Felice, First place in Novice Equitation on the Flat
Nick Bleiler, First place in Novice Equitation Over Fences
Kat Garner
Kyrstin Gannon
Gianna Grupp, First place in Advanced Walk Trot Canter Equitation
Esther Wray
Kristina Maclean, First place in Advanced Walk Trot Canter Equitation
Lauren VanSicklin
Allison Kriebel, First place in Advanced Walk Trot Canter Equitation
Melissa Milligan
Amanda Batista, First place in Walk Trot Equitation



We are so excited to represent DelVal at the Zone 3 Championships in Scranton, PA on April 11th and hope to be in the top three at Zones, earning our spot at the National Championships in Kentucky. We also are taking 16 rides to the Regional Championships in Valley Forge on April 10th as well as sending three western riders to Sectionals this weekend in New York, so we wish them luck, as well!

Thanks for your contined support of the DVCET!