Equestrian Wins Johnson & Wales Show in Fall Finale

Equestrian Wins Johnson & Wales Show in Fall Finale

REHOBOTH, Mass. – Junior captain Sara Nordstrom, freshman Renee Seto, and sophomore Yinan Liu all won blue ribbons to lead Brown University equestrian to a first-place team finish at the Johnson & Wales University IHSA Show at the JWU Equine Center in Saturday in its fall finale.

Brown led the team standings with 31 points, finishing ahead of second-place Becker (29), third-place UMass Dartmouth (27), and fourth-place University of Rhode Island (26).

At the end of the fall season, Brown stands in second place in the 11-school IHSA Zone 1 Region 1 standings with 209 points. URI leads the region with 216 points while Johnson & Wales sits in third place with 190 points.

Nordstrom (Medina, Wash.) won her class in open flat while senior captain Kabisa Baughen (Sarasota, Fla.) came in third in the division. In open fences, Baughen came in sixth, and in intermediate fences, junior captain Victoria Flagg (Great Falls, Va.) finished sixth.

Flagg posted a third-place finish in intermediate flat, and freshman Hannah Guevara (Pasadena, Calif.) came in sixth in the division. Freshman Jordan Hanson (Berkeley, Calif.) placed third in novice fences.

Renee Seto (Barrington, R.I.) won her class in walk-trot-canter while sophomore Wallace Douglas (Ipswich, Mass.) came in third. In novice flat, Hanson came in sixth, and junior Anna Seto (Barrington, R.I.) did not pin.

Liu finished the day with a first-place showing in walk-trot.

Next, Brown is tentatively scheduled to resume competition in the spring at the University of Rhode Island IHSA Show on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Mystic Valley Hunt Club in Gales Ferry, Conn. 

Team Standings
1. Brown – 31
2. Becker – 29
3. UMass Dartmouth – 27
4. University of Rhode Island – 26
5. Roger Williams – 19
6. Johnson & Wales – 18
7. Salve Regina – N/A
8. Assumption – N/A
9. Rhode Island College – N/A
10. Holy Cross – N/A
11. Clark – N/A 

Brown Results

Open Fences
Kabisa Baughen – 6th 

Intermediate Fences
Victoria Flagg – 6th 

Open Flat
Sara Nordstrom – 1st
Kabisa Baughen – 3rd 

Intermediate Flat
Hannah Guevara – 6th
Victoria Flagg – 3rd 

Novice Fences
Jordan Hanson – 3rd 

Novice Flat
Anna Seto – DNP
Jordan Hanson – 6th 

Walk-Trot-Canter
Wallace Douglas – 3rd
Renee Seto – 1st 

Walk-Trot
Yinan Liu – 1st

Regional Standings
1. University of Rhode Island – 216
2. Brown – 209
3. Johnson & Wales – 190
4. Roger Williams – 189
5. UMass Dartmouth – 185
6. Becker – 160
7. Salve Regina – 105
8. Assumption – 91
9. Rhode Island College – 71
10. Holy Cross – 37
11. Clark – 37