W&L Equestrian Finishes Fifth at Bridgewater IHSA Invitational

W&L Equestrian Finishes Fifth at Bridgewater IHSA Invitational

WEYERS CAVE, Va. – The Washington and Lee equestrian team finished in fifth-place out of 10 teams on Saturday at the Bridgewater IHSA Invitational.  

Bridgewater topped the field with 33 points. Hollins and UVA tied for second with 30 tallies each and Randolph finished fourth with 29 markers.

The Generals had three first-place finishes including sophomore SarahCate Harrison (Tampa, Fla. / Wharton), who won the novice equitation on the flat. Junior Jane Chiavelli (Ashland, Mass. / St. Mark's School) placed first in the open flat and senior Parrish Preston (Nashville, Tenn. / Montgomery Bell Academy) took first in the walk-trot-canter 2A.

Senior Caleigh Wells (Calabasas, Calif. / Louisville) earned third in open fences, while first-year Charlotte Radcliffe (Lancaster, Pa. / J.P. McCaskey) placed fourth in the novice equitation over fences.

W&L currently ranks sixth in the Regional Team Standings with 51 points. Randolph and Bridgewater are tied for first with 67 points, while Hollins (63), UVA (58) and Sweet Briar (57) round out the Top 5.

The Generals return to action on October 29, when they compete at the Hollins IHSA Invitational.

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Individual Results:

NOVICE EQUITATION ON THE FLAT
1. – SarahCate Harrison
6. – Charlotte Radcliffe
NOVICE EQUITATION OVER FENCES

4. – Charlotte Radcliffe
INTERMEDIATE FLAT

5. – Laurel Romano
OPEN FLAT

1. – Jane Chiavelli
6. – Caleigh Wells
OPEN FENCES

3. – Caleigh Wells
WALK-TROT-CANTER 2B

6. – Jenny Lee
WALK-TROT-CANTER 2A

1. – Parrish Preston
5. – Jennifer Zachry
WALK-TROT

5. – Danielle Powers
6. – Lauren Fredericks

 
Team Results:
1-Bridgewater, 33
2T-Hollins, 30
2T-UVA, 30
4-Randolph, 29
5-Washington and Lee, 26

6-Sweet Briar, 22
7-Lynchburg, 18
8-James Madison, 17
9-Mary Baldwin, 15
10-Roanoke, 8

Current Regional Team Standings:
1-Randolph, 67
1-Bridgewater, 67
3-Hollins, 63
4-UVA, 58
5-Sweet Briar, 57
6
-Washington and Lee, 51
7-Lynchburg, 41
8-James Madison, 34
9-Roanoke, 26
10-Mary Baldwin, 25