Equestrian Places Sixth in Western and English Competitions
On the English side, in the fifth place bracket the Wildcats posted a score of 638 dropping the contest to the Texas A&M Aggies who scored 742 points. Freshmen Leslie Yates led all Wildcats with a score of 151. K-State finished the day as the sixth place team.
In Western competition, Kansas State lost to the host school New Mexico State by a score of 820.5-824.5, taking home a sixth place finish. Senior Lindsey Hicks led all Wildcats with a score of 141.5.
“It’s been a long week. We didn’t stay focused and we made some major mistakes today, “ head coach Teresa Slough said. “In the Western bracket we lost by four points. We kind of beat ourselves out there. Now we are going to get ready for the IHSA National Tournament and hope for a different outcome.”
The Auburn Tigers finished the weekend as the overall National Champion, with the Oklahoma State Cowboys winning the Western title and the South Carolina Gamecocks winning the English bracket.
The Wildcats next action will be at the IHSA National Competition May 4-7.
English Bracket Results
Casey Finnell, KSU, 87 vs. Erica Palomo, TAMU, 91
Jessica Walters, KSU, 100 vs. Ann Marie Reubin, 95
Leslie Yates, KSU, 102 vs. Courtney Brooks, TAMU, 127
Whitney Snyder, KSU, 0 vs. Erin Ivey, TAMU, 158
Leslie Yates, KSU, 151 vs. Erica Palomo, TAMU, 153
Casey Finnell, KSU, 90 vs. Courtney Brooks, TAMU, 153
Total: KSU: 638 UGA: 742
Western Bracket Results
Lindsey Hicks, KSU, 141.5 vs. Kate Chesley, NMSU, 824
Sara Weller, KSU, 141 vs. Christina Wilder, NMSU, 137
Lindsey Salsbury, KSU, 116.5 vs. Bryn Wells, NMSU, 139.5
Lindsey Hicks, KSU, 128.5 vs. Kate Chesley, NMSU, 140
Sara Weller, KSU, 137 vs. Ashley Dietz, NMSU, 134.5
Jana Lechtenberg, KSU, 129.5 vs. Ashley Dietz, NMSU, 134.5
Total: KSU: 820.5 TAMU: 824.5