W&L's Robbins Records Event Win at Hollins IHSA Invitational

ROANOKE, Va. -- The Washington and Lee riding team recorded 30 points to tie for fourth place at the Hollins IHSA Invite on Friday afternoon.

Randolph took the top spot with 40 points, while Bridgewater and Sweet Briar tied for runner-up with 38 points. W&L and Hollins each recorded 30 points to tie for fourth, while the University of Virginia (25) finished fifth. James Madison (24), Lynchburg (23), Radford (19) and Liberty (11) rounded out the results.

Senior Maia Robbins (Seattle, Wash. / Lakeside School) led the Generals with a blue ribbon in the intermediate equitation on the flat and a third place finish in intermediate equitation over fences. 

First-year Laurel Romano (Milford, Ohio / Saint Ursula Academy) also had a succesful day, finishing second in the novice equitation over fences and third in the novice equitation on the flat. 

Senior captain Claire Stevenson (Southampton, N.Y. / St. Paul's School) took home second place in open equitation over fences and fifth place in open equitation on the flat, while sophomore Laura Lemon (Roanoke, Va. / North Cross) placed fourth in open equitation on the flat and fifth in open equitation over fences. 

Other performances include a fourth-place finish by senior Shelby Barada (Paget, Bermuda / New Canaan) in walk-trot, fourth place in intermediate equitation over fences by first-year Caleigh Wells (Calabasas, Calif. / Louisville), fifth place in novice equitation on the flat by junior Charlotte Magee (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin) and junior Stephanie Banning (Bothell, Wash. / Henry M. Jackson) taking fifth place in the beginner section of walk-trot-canter.

The Generals return to action on November 2, when they compete at the Bridgewater IHSA Invitation.

Team Results

1- Randolph College, 40
T2 - Bridgewater College, 38
T2 - Sweet Briar College, 38
T4 - Washington and Lee, 30
T4 - Hollins University, 30
5 - UVA, 25
6 - JMU, 24
7 - Lynchburg College, 23
8 - Radford University, 19
9 - Liberty University, 11

Individual results

Open Equitation Over Fences
2nd - Claire Stevenson
5th - Laura Lemon

Intermediate Equitation Over Fences
4th - Caleigh Wells
3rd - Maia Robbins

Novice Equitation Over Fences
2nd - Laurel Romano

Open Equitation on the Flat
5th - Claire Stevenson
4th - Laura Lemon

Intermediate Equitation on the Flat
1st - Maia Robbins

Novice Equitation on the Flat
3rd - Laurel Romano
5th - Charlotte Magee

Beginner Walk-Trot-Canter
5th - Stephanie Banning

Walk-Trot
4th- Shelby Barada