Equestrian Places in Tie for Second at UMass Dartmouth Show

Equestrian Places in Tie for Second at UMass Dartmouth Show

TIVERTON, R.I. – Brown University equestrian totaled 11 top-three finishes, including three blue ribbons, to finish in a tie for second place as a team at the UMass Dartmouth IHSA Show at "New" Claddagh Farm on Saturday in the last show in the month of October.

Freshman Hannah Guevara (Pasadena, Calif.), sophomore Yinan Liu, and senior Casey Fisher (Oro Valley, Ariz.) each posted first-place finishes to lead the Bears.

In the team standings, Brown scored 29 points, drawing even with both UMass Dartmouth and the University of Rhode Island. Roger Williams won the show with 34 points.

Junior captain Sara Nordstrom (Medina, Wash.) paced the team in open fences with a second-place finish while senior captain Kabisa Baughen (Sarasota, Fla.) tallied a third-place performance. Guevara took second place in her class in intermediate fences.

In open flat, Baughen and senior Samantha Spear (Chester Springs, Pa.) each notched third-place showings with Nordstrom adding a fourth-place finish. In intermediate flat, Guevara won her class while junior captain Victoria Flagg (Great Falls, Va.) came in third.

Junior Anna Seto (Barrington, R.I.) paced Brown with a second-place finish in novice fences while freshman Jordan Hanson (Berkeley, Calif.) placed fifth. In novice flat, junior Nicole Nowak (East Greenwich, R.I.) came in sixth while junior Madison Kuhn (Lancaster, Pa.) and Hanson both did not pin. In walk-trot-canter, senior Roshan Moazed (Brookline, Mass.), sophomore Wallace Douglas (Ipswich, Mass.), and senior Rebecca Chernick (Weston, Mass.) logged finishes of fifth, sixth, and DNP respectively.

Finishing with walk-trot, Liu and Fisher each won her class while junior Katrina Lee (Manila, Philippines) recorded a second-place performance.

For the year, Brown stands in fourth place in the region as a team with 118 points. URI leads the region with 135 points with UMass Dartmouth (120 points) and Roger Williams (119 points) following.

In the race for the Cacchione Cup, Baughen ranks third with 31 points, and Nordstrom sits in fifth with 21 points. UMass Dartmouth's Olivia van der Meer leads the standings with 46 points with URI's Lauren Henry (38 points) holding second place.

Next, Brown competes at the Roger Williams University IHSA Show on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Nora Harris Equestrian in Tiverton, R.I.

Team Standings

1. Roger Williams – 34
T2. Brown – 29
T2. UMass Dartmouth – 29
T2. University of Rhode Island – 29
5. Johnson & Wales – 24
T6. Becker – N/A
T6. Salve Regina – N/A
T6. Assumption – N/A
T6. Rhode Island College – N/A
T6. Clark – N/A
T6. Holy Cross – N/A 

Brown Results

Open Fences
Sara Nordstrom – 2nd
Kabisa Baughen – 3rd 

Intermediate Fences
Hannah Guevara – 2nd 

Open Flat
Kabisa Baughen – 3rd
Samantha Spear – 3rd
Sara Nordstrom – 4th 

Intermediate Flat
Hannah Guevara – 1st
Victoria Flagg – 3rd 

Novice Fences
Jordan Hanson – 5th
Anna Seto – 2nd 

Novice Flat
Madison Kuhn – DNP
Nicole Nowak – 6th
Jordan Hanson – DNP 

Wallace Douglas – 6th
Rebecca Chernick – DNP
Roshan Moazed – 5th 

Yinan Liu – 1st
Katrina Lee – 2nd
Casey Fisher – 1st