Pioneers High Point Team at First Home Event of 2012-13

Pioneers High Point Team at First Home Event of 2012-13

SOUTHBURY, CT (October 14, 2012) – The Sacred Heart Equestrian team hosted their first show at their new facility, the Rolling M Ranch in Southbury , CT, competing in a IHSA English Hunt Seat event.  The Pioneers with the high point team with 37 points while UConn was the reserve high point team with 36 points.

Junior Maggie Vogel and sophomore Alison Brosky each qualified for Regional Championships thanks to their performances at the event.  Vogel was first in w/t/c while Brosky won the blue ribbon in the novice flat.

Senior Devan Beaulieu rode in fourth in open fences and sixth in open flat.  Fellow senior Meagan Korolyshun was a first place finisher in the novice fences.  Sophomore Ashley Alaimo took second in the novice flat, finishing behind teammate Brosky.

Freshman Sam Genise was third in open fences and fourth in intermediate flat.  Fellow rookie Allison D'Amico was second in intermediate fences and third in open flat.  Freshman Rebecca Salzillo took second in novice fences.

The event also featured a benefit stick horse race to help raise money for breast cancer research.