No. 7 Equestrian Loses to No. 6 Texas A&M

Oct. 31, 2009


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The Bears (2-3) suffered their third loss of the season, dropping a 17-7 decision to No. 6 Texas A&M at the Brazos County Expo Complex.

"It's still early and we have plenty of time to get things worked out," head coach Ellen White said. "We are looking forward to our next competition."

The Bears got off to a rough start, losing Fences, 4-2. Kendra Vicary and Kara Fergusson earned points for the bears with scores of 79 and 89, respectively.

Baylor earned one more point in Equitation on the Flat. Heather Healy picked up a win for the Bears with a score of 82 and resulted in the Bears having a 9-3 disadvantage through half of the events.

A&M continued to widen their lead sweeping Horsemanship 6-0.

The Bears attempted to close the gap in Reining, winning 4-2. Amber Mooney took home MVP honors, scoring 75.5 points. Madelyn Mooney, Lindsey Tomko and Valtie Riddle also notched wins for the Bears.

Despite the late comeback, A&M took the match 17-7.

The Bears will next be in action on Nov. 20, when they travel to New Mexico State.



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