February 27, 2010

W&L Riding Places Second at Hollins Invitational

HOLLINS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team placed second out of 12 teams competing at the Hollins Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

The Generals were led by sophomore Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville), who finished first in the open flat and tied for third in the open fences.  First-year Molly Rountree (Andover, Mass./Phillips Academy) received a blue ribbon in the intermediate fences, while first-year Evelyn Norton (Elon, N.C./Caldwell Academy) clinched second place for W&L as a team with a top finish in the walk-trot.

Morse and junior Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross) both remained in the Top 6 for the Cacchione Cup for the region's top rider.  Morse is ranked second, while Lemon is sixth.

W&L returns to action on Sunday with the UVA Invitational and IHSA Regionals.

HOLLINS UNVERSITY IHSA
February 27, 2010

Individual Results
Open Equitation on the Flat
1st - Tamara Morse
4th - Molly Rountree
5th - Allison Lemon

Open Equitation Over Fences
3rd - Allison Lemon
3rd - Tamara Morse

Intermediate Equitation on the Flat
4th - Collier McLeod

Intermediate Equitation Over Fences

1st - Molly Rountree
5th - Collier McLeod

Novice Equitation on the Flat
3rd - Caitlin McCurdy

Beginner Walk-Trot-Canter (qualified out, moves to Advanced WTC)
3rd - Kerrian Laubach

Walk-Trot
1st - Evelyn Norton

Team Results
1 - Sweet Briar, 39
2 - Washington and Lee, 31
3 - Randolph, 30
4t - Hollins, 27
4t - Lynchburg, 27
6 - UVA, 25
7 - JMU, 24
8 - Bridgewater, 23
9 - Longwood, 16
10-Radford, 10
11-Roanoke, 10
12-Liberty, 7

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