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Equestrian Finishes Second; Region Lead Widens

Courtesy: CofCSports.com
          Release: 02/08/2016
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - The College of Charleston’s equestrian team finished second on Saturday at Georgia Southern University’s spring horse show held at Evermore Farms in Brooklet, Ga.

Georgia Southern won with 35 points followed by Charleston with 34 points. The region lead for the College of Charleston is now 17 points over second place Georgia Southern. Senior Victoria Bauer started the day by winning open fences, followed by freshman Shannon Rice winning her section of intermediate fences.

Sophomore Jackie Lundsted closed out the jumping portion of the day winning novice fences. Freshman Sammie Barton and Mia Vawter each won their sections of advanced walk, trot, canter and novice flat, respectively. Regional qualifiers for the team so far this season are Jenna Terribile in walk, trot, canter and Hannah Showell in intermediate flat.

Saturday Standings:

Georgia Southern                    35

College of Charleston              34

Clemson                                   23

Converse                                 18

Coastal Carolina                      17

Wofford                                    17

Furman                                    15

South Carolina                        14

USC Aiken                              11

Wesleyan                                  8

Lander                                      7

Regional Standings:

College of Charleston              189

Georgia Southern                    172

Clemson                                  169

South Carolina                        146

Converse                                 120

Coastal Carolina                      94

Furman                                    84

USC Aiken                               78

Wofford                                     61

Lander                                      54

Wesleyan                                 36

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