October 21, 2012

SHU Rides at Post in IHSA Hunt Seat Event

LITCHFIELD, CT (October 6, 2012) – The Sacred Heart Equestrian team participated in the IHSA Hunt Seat completion hosted by Post University on October 6th at Lee's Riding Stable in Litchfield.  The Pioneers had eight athletes competing and finished the day with 29 points.

Connecticut College was the high point team with 32 points followed by UConn with 31 points as the res high point squad.

Freshmen Allison D'Amico, Rebecca Salzillo and Katie Gray and sophomore Natalie Cafasso all competed in their first IHSA competition.

SHU senior Devan Beaulieu finished second in open fences and third in open flat.  Freshman Sam Genise was fourth in open fences and sixth in intermediate flat. 

D'Amico finished first overall in open flat competition while Gray was second in intermediate fences and Salzillo was second in novice fences and fourth in novice flat. 

Sophomore Taylor DiBella was fourth in the novice flat event while Cafasso finished third in novice fences.  Sophomore Taylor DiBella was four in novice flat while junior Maggie Vogel was second in advanced w/t/c.

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