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CofC Equestrian Takes Win at Clemson Show

          Release: 02/21/2016
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PENDLETON, S.C.  – The College of Charleston equestrian team took an early lead and never looked back at the Clemson University IHSA horse show on Saturday at T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton, S.C.  The Cougars maintained their momentum and held the lead throughout the day. The team worked together to widen their lead to 35 points over Georgia Southern in the regional standings with just one show remaining.

The Cougars started the day off with a win in the open flat by senior Victoria Bauer. Freshman Shannon Rice won the first section of the intermediate flat. Sophomore Jackie Lundsted won the second section of the novice flat. Freshman Emma Bernstein won the first section of the advanced walk, trot, canter. Sophomore Madison King won the third section of advanced walk, trot, canter.

Charleston clinched the victory with 41 points. Second was USC with 27 points. Senior Easton Veremis qualified for regionals in intermediate over fences and senior Rachel Hyland qualified for regionals in the novice flat. Senior Victoria Bauer was the high-point rider of the day, qualified for regionals in the open over fences, and secured her spot as the Zone 5, Region 3 Cacchione Cup representative.

College of Charleston will show next at the home show on Johns Island on March 5.

Show Results

College of Charleston                             41

University of South Carolina                   27

Clemson University                                 25

Converse College                                    25

Georgia Southern University                   23

Coastal Carolina University                     16

Furman University                                    12

Wofford College                                          8

Lander University                                        7

USC Aiken                                                  6

Wesleyan College                                       6


Regional Standings

College of Charleston                           230

Georgia Southern University                195

Clemson University                               194

University of South Carolina                 173

Converse College                                 145

Coastal Carolina University                  110

Furman University                                  96

USC Aiken                                              84

Wofford College                                      69

Lander University                                    61

Wesleyan College                                   42