K-State Equestrian Team Successful At Iowa State Show
Oct. 5, 2002
Ames, Iowa - The Kansas State women's equestrian team earned four first-place ribbons en route to winning the team title on the first day of the Iowa State Show held Saturday at the Stage Coach Stables.
Kansas State won the team competition with 25 points, while Truman State was second with 21.
"I am really proud of the girls today," said Wildcat coach Lindsay Breidenthal. "I thought they did a good job of showing the horses well. We need to continue our success in tomorrow's show."
Senior Amanda Gigot earned Reserve High Point Rider honors for the second time this season, as she collected eight points, including a second-place finish in open reining. Gigot has now earned High Point Rider or Reserve High Point Rider status in the last three shows.
Junior Brandy Vogel was won of four Wildcats to collect first-place ribbons on the day, as she won the open horsemanship title. Sophomore Lindsay George earned first-place honors in Advanced I, while sophomore Krystal Briggs won the Intermediate I title. Senior Amber Fox totaled first-place distinction in beginner.
In addition to the four first-place titles, the Wildcats also received five second-place finishes, including three runner-ups ribbons in Advanced II: freshman Heather Zsamba, sophomore Kristin Tanney and senior Jill Sump. Junior Lauren Allen and sophomore Jessica Dubin were runner-ups in the Intermediate II and I divisions, respectively.
The team also got solid third-place finishes from senior Beth Jones in Advanced I and junior Katrina Myers and sophomore Janet Davidson in beginner.
Kansas State concludes action at the Iowa State Show on Sunday.