Equestrian Places Fifth at RWU Show

Equestrian Places Fifth at RWU Show

The Becker Equestrian Team tallied 26 points for a fifth place finish at Roger Williams University.

Beginning the day in open flat and intermediate fences was senior Catherine Merrill (Newport, N.H.) who placed third and fifth.

Sophomore Meghan Burkhardt (Terryville, Conn.) became Becker's first rider to qualify for regionals after her third place finish in novice fences. Burkhardt also placed third in open flat.

Competing in intermediate flat was freshman Morgan Houghton (Paxton, Mass.) and Junior Kirby Kojabashian (Stow, Mass.) who placed third and fifth, respectively.

Sophomore Bella Brogle (Westhampton, Mass.) placed third in novice flat alongside freshman Stephanie Friece (Middleborough, Mass.) who placed fourth.

Freshmen Haley Van Zuylan (San Jose, Calif.) and Shannon Mangan (Milford, Conn.) rode in the advanced walk trot canter class, taking home a second and a fourth place.

The walk trot division saw sophomore Tyler Downer (Milford, Conn.)  place third.

The team will be competing again on November 8th at the University of Rhode Island.