Seto Takes Reserve High Point Rider, Equestrian Places Second at URI Show

Seto Takes Reserve High Point Rider, Equestrian Places Second at URI Show

GALES FERRY, Conn. – Junior Anna Seto won Reserve High Point Rider behind a pair of blue ribbons as Brown University equestrian placed second at the University of Rhode Island IHSA Show at Mystic Valley Hunt Club on Saturday.

In their penultimate show of the fall season, the Bears totaled five first-place finishes, eight top-two rides, and 16 top-three performances.

In the team standings, Brown finished with 34 points, falling just one point shy of first-place Roger Williams (35 points). The Bears topped third-place UMass Dartmouth (26) and fourth-place University of Rhode Island (25).

Seto (Barrington, R.I.) won her blue ribbons in novice fences and novice flat prior to winning a test of equine knowledge to earn Reserve High Point Rider. She pointed up to intermediate fences.

Junior Elizabeth Rao (Andover, Mass.) gained a first-place finish in walk-trot-canter, pointing up to the novice division. Freshman Renee Seto (Barrington, R.I.) captured a blue ribbon in walk-trot-canter in her collegiate debut, and sophomore Yinan Liu claimed a first-place showing in walk-trot.

In open fences, senior captain Kabisa Baughen (Sarasota, Fla.) pinned third while senior Samantha Spear (Chester Springs, Pa.) placed sixth. Freshman Hannah Guevara (Pasadena, Calif.) came in second in intermediate fences.

Junior captain Sara Nordstrom (Medina, Wash.) paced Brown on open flat with a second-place finish. Spear and Baughen came in third and sixth respectively in the division. In intermediate flat, Guevara finished in third, and senior Clara Mae Maynard (Chilmark, Mass.) pinned fourth.

Anna Seto led the Bears with her first-place ride in novice flat with junior Madison Kuhn (Lancaster, Pa.) supporting her with a third-place finish. Junior Alejandra Zamora (New Canaan, Conn.), freshman Jordan Hanson (Berkeley, Calif.), and junior Nicole Nowak (East Greenwich, R.I.) came in fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively.

Rao and Renee Seto each pinned first in walk-trot canter to pace the Bears. Senior Chloe Hequet (London, England) came in second while senior Roshan Moazed (Brookline, Mass.) and freshman Cate Marchetti (Hanover, Mass.) both came in third. Junior Rebecca Chernick (Weston, Mass.) rounded out the division with a fourth-place finish.

In walk-trot, Liu led the way with her blue ribbon, junior Katrina Lee (Manila, Phillipines) came in third, and junior Genoveva Eguiguren (Quito, Ecuador) did not pin.

Brown stands in second place in the regional standings with 178 points in the 11-school IHSA Zone 1 Region 1. URI leads the region with 190 points. The Bears rank ahead of Johnson & Wales (172 points), Roger Williams (170), and seven other schools.

Next, Brown concludes its fall season at the Johnson & Wales University IHSA Show on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the JWU Equine Center in Rehoboth, Mass. 

Team Standings
1. Roger Williams – 35
2. Brown – 34
3. UMass Dartmouth – 26
4. University of Rhode Island – 25
5. Johnson & Wales – 22
T6. Salve Regina – 20
T6. Becker – 20
8. Assumption – N/A
9. Rhode Island College – N/A
10. Clark – N/A
11. Holy Cross – N/A 

Brown Results

Open Fences
Kabisa Baughen – 3rd
Samantha Spear – 6th 

Intermediate Fences
Hannah Guevara – 2nd 

Open Flat
Samantha Spear – 3rd
Sara Nordstrom – 2nd
Kabisa Baughen – 6th 

Intermediate Flat
Clara Mae Maynard – 4th
Hannah Guevara – 3rd 

Novice Fences
Jordan Hanson – 3rd
Alejandra Zamora – 6th
Madison Kuhn – 6th
Anna Seto – 1st 

Novice Flat
Alejandra Zamora – 4th
Nicole Nowak – 6th
Jordan Hanson – 5th
Anna Seto – 1st
Madison Kuhn – 3rd 

Walk-Trot-Canter
Elizabeth Rao – 1st
Rebecca Chernick – 4th
Roshan Moazed – 3rd
Chloe Hequet – 2nd
Renee Seto – 1st
Cate Marchetti – 3rd 

Walk-Trot
Yinan Liu – 1st
Katrina Lee – 3rd
Genoveva Eguiguren – DNP 

Regional Standings
1. University of Rhode Island – 190
2. Brown – 178
3. Johnson & Wales – 172
4. Roger Williams – 170
5. UMass Dartmouth – 158
6. Becker – 131
7. Salve Regina – 88
8. Assumption – 80
9. Rhode Island College – 60
10. Clark – 32
11. Holy Cross – 30