English equestrian team claims High Point Team honors at Northern Illinois show
CHICAGO - The Kansas State english equestrian team opened the 2004-05 season with a win on day one of competition at the Northern Illinois Hunt Show.
Kansas State ended the day with 37 points, and those points proved to be enough to capture High Point Team honors. Northern Illinois finished as the Reserve High Point Team of the day after tallying up 30 points. In addition to Kansas State's success as a team, senior Allison Woodworth was named High Point Rider after finishing first in Open Over Fences B and Open Flat A. Overall, Kansas State dominated the show with nine first place finishes. The other riders who claimed first place finishes in their respective classes are: sophomore Elizabeth Dick in Walk/Trot A, sophomore Gentry Horigan in Intermediate Flat, freshman Lindsey Morford in Walk/Trot B, senior Natalie Poholsky in Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter B, senior Olivia Law in Novice Flat C, junior Megan Montgomery in Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter D, and sophomore Erin Bodlack in Walk/Trot C.
“We had a lot of riders win their classes today,” head coach Teresa Slough said. “They were focused, they did what they had to do and it worked out well for us.”
The Wildcats return to action tommorrow for the second and last day of competition at the Northern Illinois show.
REGIONAL HUNT SHOW DAY ONE RESULTS, October 23-24, 2004
Open Over Fences A: 2nd - Dehlia Burdan; 4th - Casey Finnell
Open Over Fences B: 1st - Allison Woodworth; 3rd - Heather Chatham
Intermediate Over Fences B: 3rd - Natalie Bennett
Novice Fences A: 2nd - Summer Hamil
Novice Fences B: 2nd - Kendall Hall; 6th Olivia Law
Open Flat A: 1st - Allison Woodworth; 2nd - Meghan Felts; 4th - Sheena Linders
Open Flat B: 2nd - Sarah Waxman; 5th - Dehlia Burdan
Novice Flat: 4th - Stephanie Bell Walk/Trot A: 1st - Elizabeth Dick
Intermediate Flat: 1st - Gentry Horigan; 2nd - Tiffany Bowles
Walk/Trot B: 1st - Lindsey Morford; 2nd - Lianna Bodlack
Novice Flat: 2nd - Megan Westberg
Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter B: 1st - Natalie Poholsky
Intermediate Flat: 3rd - Sara Zurliene
Novice Flat C: 1st - Olivia Law; 2nd - Christy Conforti
Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter D: 1st - Megan Montgomery
Walk/Trot C: 1st - Erin Bodlack