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Equestrian Splits Decisions on West Coast

Baylor took a win over SMU but fell to Fresno State on the road this weekend

Baylor took a win over SMU but fell to Fresno State on the road this weekend

Feb. 23, 2014

THE RUNDOWN
FRESNO, Calif. – The No. 2 Baylor equestrian team split decisions on the west coast this weekend, falling to Fresno State 8-7 Friday, but BU rebounded to take down SMU, 13-3 Saturday at the Fresno State Invitational.

Friday in BU’s meet with Fresno State, the Bears tied 2-2 in fences, flat and horseman ship to knot the score at six, however, the Bulldogs sealed the victory in reining with a 2-1 score.

Saturday the Bears tied with SMU in flat once again at 2-2, but Baylor pulled ahead in flat with a score of 4-0 and never looked back taking a 3-1 win in horsemanship and sweeping reining 4-0. Baylor took three out of four MOP awards in the meet with SMU.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Paige Parker earned MOP honors and a point for the Bears in Fences vs Fresno State scoring an 84 to beat FSU’s Sarah Schorender (77).
  • Baylor’s Bryn Lindley won MOP honors in horsemanship vs. Fresno scoring a 72 while FSU’s Taylor Brown scored a 63.5.
  • Samantha Schaefer’s 88 earned her MOP honors in fences defeating SMU’s Emma Roberts (80).
  • Schaefer earned MOP honors again in flat with a score of 83 edging the Mustangs’ Alex Buttworth (82).
  • Jessica Leach’s 68.5 earned her the point and MOP honors in reining defeating SMU’s Joclyn White (67.5).

WHAT'S NEXT
Next week, Baylor will head to Manhattan Kan. to take on the No. 4 Kansas State Wildcats. The Wildcats are coming off a 13-6 loss to No. 6 Oklahoma State. The meet will take place on Friday at Timbercreek Stables.

 

 


 

 

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