EQUESTRIAN TEAM CLAIMS CONVINCING VICTORY OVER DELAWARE STATE
January 27, 2013
Delaware State Results
Oklahoma State Results
MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin equestrian team opened the new year with a win and a loss. The Skyhawks won all four Most Outstanding Performances (MOP) and dominated Delaware State, 15-5, Friday. However, visiting Oklahoma State turned back the Skyhawks, 16-4, Saturday. Both shows were at the Ned McWherter Agricultural Complex on campus.
“It was a long weekend, but we had a nice win against Delaware State,” UT Martin head equestrian coach Meghan Cunningham said. “We figured out some things against Oklahoma State.”
The Skyhawks won the Hunter Seat competition against Delaware State, 6-4, winning the Equitation on the Flat, 4-1, and suffering a 3-2 setback in Equitation over Fences.
Kara Bergenty, Hunter Ralston, Reid Rickett and Mykaela Van Selus won their points in Equitation on the Flat.
Bergenty claimed the MOP in Equitation over Fences while Nora Wilson scored the other point for the Skyhawks.
The Skyhawks swept the Western competition by claiming the Horsemanship, 5-0, and the Reining, 4-1. Kathryn Gorsuch won the MOP in both Horsemanship and Reining.
Candice Fulcher, Amy Guenther, Michelle Chulock and Laurel Elzey won points in the Horsemanship.
Megan Marie Foley, Fulcher and Chulock claimed points in Reining as well.
The Skyhawks fell, 6-4, in Hunter Seat to Oklahoma State, dropping both the Equitation on the Flat and over Fences by identical scores of 3-2.
Erin Douglas and Bergenty score in Equitation on the Flat, while Katie Miranda and Rickett scored in Equitation over Fences.
Oklahoma State won both the Horsemanship and Reining.