NO. 8 UTM EQUESTRIAN ROLLS TO 19-0 VICTORY OVER MINNESOTA-CROOKSTON IN HOME FINALE
March 16, 2018
MARTIN, Tenn. – The No. 8 ranked University of Tennessee at Martin equestrian squad rounded out its home schedule with a dominant 19-0 victory over Minnesota-Crookston today at the Ned McWherter Agricultural Pavilion.
The Skyhawks registered their third straight victory behind a complete team effort, as UT Martin swept the equitation over fences, horsemanship and reining events while notching four points and a tie score in equitation on the flat. Monika Zoromski (equitation over fences), Lindsay Anderson (equitation on the flat), Bobbie Piddock (horsemanship) and Madeline Williams (reining) each earned MOP honors for the Skyhawks.
In horsemanship, Piddock accumulated 76 points for top honors in the event. Lucy Eier won a team point with a 72.5-point performance while Bailey Newlin and Devon Woods accounted for 72 points apiece. Jade Bleskey completed the sweep with a 71-point effort.
Another UT Martin sweep occurred in reining, topped by Shrode’s 70.5 points. Noel Meadows built up 70 points while Megan Aiosa (69), Sammi Felts (69) and Liana Nowak (68.5) also broke through for victories.
Anderson piled up 77 points on her way to MOP accolades in equitation on the flat. Abbie Hopkins also posted a team point with a 78-point effort while Randi LaChance and Zoromski each won their matchups with scores of 77 points and 74 points, respectively.
Zoromski’s 81 points paced the Skyhawks in equitation over fences while Brooke Pfeiffer (80), Hopkins (79), Anderson (78) and Grace Rogers (77) each generated head-to-head victories.
UT Martin wraps up the month of March at the United Equestrian Conference Championship, which takes place in Dallas, Texas on March 30-31.