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CofC Equestrian Takes Win at Lander Show

          Release: 02/01/2016
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CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston equestrian team is now atop the IHSA Zone 5 Region 3 team standings after an impressive win at Lander University on Saturday in Greenwood, SC.

The Cougars won the day with 36 points followed by Clemson with 29 points. Senior Victoria Bauer was the high-point rider for the day and has taken the lead in the regional Cacchione Cup standings.

“The team rode quite well today,” CofC head coach Bob Story said. “We struggled a bit in the fall, but the win at home in November really put into focus what we had to do to consistently win. The horses were a little tough on Saturday, but the girls rode them beautifully and it paid off for them in the placings. We are in a great position heading into Georgia Southern next weekend.”

Charleston individual winners:

Avery Jackson                                          Open Flat

Victoria Bauer                                           Open Fences

Alex McReady                                          Intermediate Flat (sec. A)

Shannon Rice                                           Intermediate fences

Amber Dorn                                              Novice Flat (sec. B)

Jackie Lundsted                                      Novice Flat (sec. C)

Taylor Bibbiani                                        Advanced WTC (sec. C)


Team results:

College of Charleston                              36

Clemson                                                  29

USC                                                         27

Furman                                                    19

Coastal Carolina                                      17

Georgia Southern                                    16

Converse                                                  15

Wofford                                                     14

USC Aiken                                                 11

Lander                                                        7

Wesleyan                                                    6

Region Standings:

College of Charleston                           155

Clemson                                                146

Georgia Southern                                   137

USC                                                        132

Converse                                                102

Coastal Carolina                                     77

Furman                                                     69

USC Aiken                                                67

Lander                                                      47

Wofford                                                     44

Wesleyan                                                  28

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