Jan. 29, 2010
WACO, TEXAS -
The Baylor equestrian team (5-4) earned an 11-4 win over Delaware State and followed that up with a 12-3 victory over Tennessee Martin Friday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.The Bears continued to widen their lead in Equitation over Fences, winning 2-1, respectively. Taylor Brown and Kendra Vicary each notched wins for the Bears. Vicary's score of 85 earned her MVP honors and resulted in the Bears having a 6-1 advantage through half of the events.
Baylor was able to hold onto their lead despite an attempted comeback by the Hornets, as the reigning competition resulted in a 2-2 tie. Madelyn Mooney and Amber Mooney each scored for the Bears. Amber Mooney's score of 71 earned her MVP honors and the Bears secured an 11-4 victory over the Hornets.
The Bears continued to dominate against the University of Tennessee Martin winning Equitation on the Flat 4-0. Heather Healy, Whitney McIlvain, Melanie Appel and Mary Smitson each scored points for Baylor. Healy's 88-78 victory was enough to earn her MVP honors.
Baylor picked up two points in Equitation over Fences against UTM, earning a 2-1 win. Heather Healy and Kelsey Ehlers each picked up a point for the Bears. Ehlers' 85-79 win earned her MVP honors and resulted, once again, in Baylor having a 6-1 advantage through half of the events.
The Bears continued to broaden their lead against UTM winning Horsemanship 3-1. Allison Orosz, Lindsay Douglas, Ashley Garza and Meghan Murphy each scored points for Baylor. Garza's score of 73 earned her MVP honors.
Baylor won the final Reigning event 3-1. Katie Buss, Maddy Mooney and Amber Mooney each notched points for the Bears. Buss' 72-69 victory earned her MVP honors. The Bears finished the match with a 12-4 victory over the Skyhawks.
The Bears will be back in action Saturday, beginning at 10:00 a.m. against SMU.