Riding hosts ODAC Championships

HOLLINS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team competed in the 2009 Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship on Friday afternoon at the Hollins University Riding Center sponsored by Dover Saddlery. The Generals finished in fifth place with nine points. Sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) and first-year Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville District Mid-Senior) were tabbed to the all-conference team.

2009 Final Results:
1. Bridgewater - 16 pts.
2. Sweet Briar - 14 pts.
3. Randolph - 13 pts.
4. Hollins - 10 pts.
5. Washington and Lee - 9 pts.
6. Lynchburg - 4 pts.

2009 Riding Awards:
Rider of the Year: Patti Ann Thornton (BC)
Rookie of the Year: Kailey Williams (BC)
Coach of the Year: Sarah Irvine (BC)
ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Ashley Lovegrove (RAND)

2009 All-ODAC Team:
Gillian Baird (RAND)
Sarah Fishback (SBC)
Katie Furches (HU)
Chelsea Hames (BC)
Allison Lemon (W&L)
Tamara Morse (W&L)

Meredith Newman (SBC)
Alison Sims (SBC)
Patti Ann Thornton (BC)
Kailey Williams (BC)

 
 

Riding at Collegiate Cup

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee Riding team was in action at the 10th Annual Virginia Intermont Classic Collegiate Cup on Saturday evening at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.

The white team of senior Kate Corr (Shrewsbury, N.J./Red Bank Regional), sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) and first-year Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville District Mid-Senior) finished second out of 13 teams, while the blue team of senior Sarah Bujtas (Mount Tabor, N.J./Parsippany Hills), junior Emily Coyle (Seattle, Wash./Lakeside) and first-year Catherine Skitsko (Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School) placed sixth out of 13 squads.  

Individually, Lemon paced the Generals' white team with a first-place mark in the intermediate flat, while Corr recorded a second-place finish in the novice fences.  Morse also finished third in the open flat.  

Washington and Lee returns to action on Fri. Apr., 10 at the ODAC Championships at Hollins University in Hollins, Va.

10th Annual Virginia Intermont Classic Collegiate Cup
Saturday, February 28 - 7:00 pm - Virginia Horse Center - Lexington, Va.

Individual Placings 

Intermediate Flat
Allison Lemon - 1st 

Open Flat
Tamara Morse - 3rd 

Novice Fences
Kate Corr - 2nd 

Riding at University of Virginia Invitational

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Washington and Lee women's riding team competed in the University of Virginia IHSA Invitational on Sunday afternoon. The Generals finished ninth out of 10 teams and had two individuals garner fifth-place ribbons. Senior Yuji Huang (Lawrenceville, Ga./Collins Hill) recorded a fifth-place finish in the walk-trot, while sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) finished fifth in the over fences. The Blue and White return to action this afternoon at the IHSA Regional.

University of Virigina IHSA Invitational
February 22, 2009

Individual Results

Walk-Trot
Yuji Huang, 5th place

Over Fences
Allison Lemon, 5th place

Team Results

1. UVA, 42
2. Hollins, 27
3. JMU, 24
4. Sweet Briar, 21
5. Randolph, 20
6. Bridgewater, 16
7. Lynchburg, 14
8. Radford, 5
9. Washington and Lee, 4
10. Longwood, 3

 

Riding at IHSA Regionals

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Washington and Lee riding team was in action at the IHSA Region IV Zone 2 Regional hosted by the University of Virginia on Sunday afternoon. The Generals recorded an eighth place overall mark and had two riders notch fifth-place finishes. W&L was led by sophomores Caitlin McCurdy (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) and Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School). McCurdy placed fifth in the walk-trot-canter, while Lemon finished fifth in the intermediate flat. The Blue and White return to action on Sat., Feb. 28 at the Virginia Intermont Collegiate Cup at 7:00 pm.

REGIONAL IHSA
February 22, 2009

Individual Placings

Walk-Trot-Canter
Caitlin McCurdy, 5th place

Intermediate Flat
Allison Lemon, 5th place

Team Results

1. Sweet Briar, 284
2. Hollins, 276
3. Bridgewater, 266
4. UVA, 251
5. Randolph, 244
6. JMU, 240
7. Lynchburg, 229
8. Washington and Lee, 132
9T. Longwood, 79
9T. Radford, 79

 

Riding at Hollins Invitational

HOLLINS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team finished in last place at the Hollins Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Generals did not have any riders place. The Blue and White return to action on Sunday with two shows. W&L's first show will be at the University of Virginia Invitational, while the second of the day will be at the IHSA Regional hosted by the University of Virginia.

HOLLINS IHSA INVITATIONAL
February 21, 2009

Team Results

1. Sweet Briar, 39
2. Randolph, 28
3. Hollins, 26
4. Bridgewater, 23
5T. JMU, 18
5T. Lynchburg, 18
7. UVA, 17
8. Longwood, 5
9. Radford, 2
10. Washington and Lee, 0

 

Riding at Bridgewater Invitational

WEYERS CAVE, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team finished eighth out of 10 teams in the Bridgewater IHSA Invitational held on Saturday afternoon at the Bridgewater College Equestrian center.

First-year Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville District Mid-Senior) paced the Generals with a second-place finish in the open flat, while junior Anna Burnett (New Kent, Va./New Kent) placed third in the walk-trot-canter event.  Morse and sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) both tied for fourth-place in the open fences.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as they participate in the Hollins Invitational.

BRIDGEWATER COLLEGE IHSA
February 14, 2009

Open Equitation Over Fences
4th - Allison Lemon
4th - Tamara Morse

Intermediate Equitation Over Fences
6th - Kate Corr

Novice Equitation Over Fences
6th - Catherine Skitsko

Open Equitation on the Flat
2nd - Tamara Morse
5th - Allison Lemon

Intermediate Equitation on the Flat
6th - Catherine Hook

Beginner Walk-Trot-Canter
3rd - Anna Burnett

Team Results
1. Bridgewater College, 42
2. Hollins University, 32
3. Sweet Briar College, 31
3. Lynchburg College, 31
5. Randolph College, 26
5. University of Virginia, 26
7. James Madison University, 19
8. Washington & Lee University, 15
9. Radford University, 5
10. Longwood University, 4

 

Riding at Sweet Briar Invitational

SWEET BRIAR, Va. - The Washington and Lee riding team placed in six classes to notch an eighth-place mark at the Sweet Briar Invitational on Sunday.

The Generals were led by sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) and senior Yuji Huang (Lawrenceville, Ga./Collins Hill), who both recorded third-place finishes. Lemon placed third in open fences, while Huang finished third in the walk-trot.

W&L returns to action on Saturday at the Bridgewater Invitational at 10:00 am.

Individual Results

Open Fences
3rd - Allison Lemon
4th - Emily Coyle

Open Flat
4th - Tamara Morse
6th - Sarah Bujtas

Novice Fences
6th - Catherine Skitsko

Novice Flat
4th - Carolyn Small
6th - Caitlin McCurdy

Walk-Trot-Canter
6th - Anna Stuart Burnett

Walk-Trot
3rd - Eugina Huang

Team Results

1 - Lynchburg College, 36
2 - Sweet Briar College, 35
3 - University of Virginia, 34
4 - Bridgewater College, 30
5 - James Madison University, 28
6 - Hollins University, 22
7 - Randolph College, 20
8 - Washington and Lee University, 14
9 - Radford University, 4
9T- Longwood University, 4

 

Riding at Randolph Invitational

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team opened up the 2009 campaign with a fourth-place tie with Randolph College at the Randolph IHSA on Friday.

The Generals placed in six classes, including five Top 3 placings. Additionally, the Blue and White garnered two blue ribbons.

Senior Kate Corr (Shrewsburg, N.J./Red Bank Regional) paced W&L, finishing first in the intermediate fences and fourth in the intermediate flat. Junior Anna Burnett (New Kent, Va./New Kent) also notched a first-place mark in the walk-trot-canter.

Sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) placed in two classes, garnering a second-place mark in the open flat and a fifth-place finish in the open fences. First-year Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville District Mid-Senior) finished second in the open fences, while senior Sarah Bujtas (Mount Tabor, N.J./Parsippany Hills) placed third in the open flat.

W&L returns to action on Sunday at the Sweet Briar Invitational.

Team Results

1. Hollins University, 35
2. Sweet Briar College, 29
3. James Madison University, 25
4T. Washington and Lee University, 24
4T. Randolph College, 24
6T. Lynchburg College, 21
6T. Bridgewater College, 21
8. University of Virginia, 19
9. Radford University, 13
10. Longwood University, 7

Individual Results

Open Fences
2nd - Tamara Morse
5th - Allison Lemon

Intermediate Fences
1st - Kate Corr

Open Flat
2nd - Allison Lemon
3rd - Sarah Bujtas

Intermediate Flat
4th - Kate Corr
4th - Catherine Hook

Novice Flat
6th - Catherine Skitsko
7th - Caitlin McCurdy

Walk-Trot-Canter
1st- Anna Burnett


Riding at Bridgewater Invitational

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The Washington and Lee riding team placed in seven classes to notch an eighth-place finish at the Bridgewater IHSA over the weekend.

Sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School) paced the Generals as she recorded fourth-place finishes in both the open fences and intermediate flat. With her performance in the intermediate flat, she qualified for the IHSA Regional Championships. Also, senior Sarah Bujtas (Mount Tabor, N.J./Parsippany Hills) placed fourth in the open flat and fifth in the open fences and currently resides in fourth place in the race for the prestigious Cacchione Cup, which is presented to the rider with the region’s highest point total.

W&L will now break for the winter before returning to action on Feb. 6 at the Randolph Invitational.

Team Results

1 - Sweet Briar College, 39
2 - Hollins University, 38
3 - Bridgewater College, 37
4 - James Madison University, 30
5 - Lynchburg College, 27
6 - University of Virginia, 24
7 - Randolph College, 22
8 - Washington and Lee, 18
9 - Longwood University, 9
10 - Radford University, 5

Individual Results

Open Fences
3rd - Emily Coyle
4th - Allison Lemon
5th - Sarah Bujtas

Intermediate Fences
6th - Caitlin Corr

Novice Fences
5th - Catherine Skitsko

Open Flat
4th - Sarah Bujtas
5th - Tamara Morse

Intermediate Flat
4th - Allison Lemon
5th - Catherine Hook

Beginner Walk-Trot-Canter
4th - Anna Burnett

Walk-Trot
3rd - Jane Lee

Riding at Randolph Invitational

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee Riding team placed in seven classes to notch an eighth-place finish at the Randolph IHSA on Friday. Sophomore Caitlin McCurdy (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) paced the Generals as she finished second in the advanced walk-trot-canter. With her second- place finish, she qualified for the IHSA Zone IV Region 2 Regional Championships. The Blue and White return to action on Fri., Nov. 1 at the Bridgewater Invitational at 9:30 am.

Team Results

1 - Hollins University, 36
2 - Randolph College, 35
3 - Bridgewater College, 34
4 - University of Virginia, 33
5 - James Madison University, 30
6 - Lynchburg College, 29
7 - Sweet Briar College, 27
8 - Washington and Lee, 18
9 - Longwood University, 13
10 - Radford University, 6

W&L Individual Results

Open Fences
4th - Tamara Morse
4th - Sarah Bujtas
6th - Allison Lemon

Intermediate Fences
6th - Kate Corr

Open Flat
3rd - Sarah Bujtas
4th - Tamara Morse

Intermediate Flat
3rd - Allison Lemon
6th - Catherine Hook

Novice Flat
6th - Carolyn Small

Advanced Walk-Trot Canter
2nd - Caitlin McCurdy

Walk-Trot
4th - Shamra Byrne

Riding at Hollins Invitational

HOLLINS, Va. – The Washington and Lee Riding team finished eighth out of 10 teams on Friday at the Hollins Invitational. The Generals earned ribbons in eight classes, earning two Top 2 placings, led by sophomore Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School), who notched a second-place finish in the open fences before bringing home a blue ribbon in the intermediate flat. W&L returns to competition on Fri., Oct. 17 at the Randolph College Invitational.

Team Placings

1. James Madison University - 41
2. Hollins University - 37
3. University of Virginia - 34
4. Sweet Briar College - 33
5T. Randolph College - 30
5T. Bridgewater College - 30
5T. Lynchburg College - 30
8. Washington and Lee - 22
9. Longwood University - 13
10. Radford University – 1

W&L Individual Results

High Point Rider
Champion - Allison Lemon

Open Fences
6th - Emily Coyle
5th - Sarah Bujtas
2nd - Allison Lemon

Intermediate Fences
Reserve - Kate Corr

Novice Fences
5th - Catherine Skitsko

Open Flat
5th - Sarah Bujtas
Reserve - Emily Coyle

Intermediate Flat
1st - Allison Lemon

Novice Flat
5th - Carolyn Small

Advanced Walk-Trot Canter
5th - Caitlin McCurdy

Walk-Trot
5th - Jane Lee

Riding at Radford Invitational

RADFORD, Va. -- The Washington and Lee Riding Team opened its fall season finishing ninth out of 10 teams on Sunday at the Radford University Invitational. The Generals garnered ribbons in five classes, earning two Top 3 placings, led by first-year Shamra Byrne (Sturgis, S.D./Sturgis), who placed second in the walk-trot. W&L returns to competition on Fri., Oct. 17 at the Randolph College Invitational.

Team Placings

1. Randolph College - 39
2T. Sweet Briar College – 33
2T. Bridgewater College - 33
4. James Madison University - 25
5. Hollins University - 24
6. Lynchburg College - 23
7. University of Virginia - 22
8. Longwood University - 21
9. Washington and Lee University - 17
10. Radford University - 8

W&L Individual Results

Open Fences
4th - Sarah Bujtas Intermediate Flat
3rd - Allison Lemon

Novice Flat
5th - Libby Nicksick

Advanced Walk-Trot-Canter
4th - Caitlin McCurdy

Walk-Trot
2nd - Shamra Byrne