Nordstrom Wins Two Blue Ribbons, Equestrian Places Second at UMD Show

Nordstrom Wins Two Blue Ribbons, Equestrian Places Second at UMD Show

TIVERTON, R.I. – Senior captain Sara Nordstrom won a pair of blue ribbons to lead Brown University equestrian to a second-place team finish at the UMass Dartmouth IHSA Show at New Claddagh Farm on Saturday.

Nordstrom (Medina, Wash.) took first place in her classes in both open fences and open flat while freshman Hannah Woolley (Medfield, Mass.) captured first in intermediate flat to give the Bears three blue ribbons on the day. Brown posted six other top-three performances at the show.

Nordstrom opened the day with a victory in open fences while sophomore Hannah Guevara (Pasadena, Calif.) claimed third in intermediate fences.

In open flat, Nordstrom, senior captain Victoria Flagg (Great Falls, Va.), and senior Annaliese Fries (Kirkland, Wash.) came in first, fourth, and second respectively with Fries making her debut in the division.

Woolley paced the Bears with her blue ribbon in intermediate flat in her collegiate debut while Guevara came in third. In novice fences, seniors Alejandra Zamora (New Canaan, Conn.) and Caroline Marks (Seattle, Wash.) finished fifth and sixth respectively.

In novice flat, senior Madison Kuhn (Lancaster, Pa.), sophomore Jordan Hanson (Berkeley, Calif.), and junior Wallace Douglas (Ipswich, Mass.) placed fourth, fifth, and sixth apiece.

Sophomore Renee Seto (Barrington, R.I.) and senior Genoveva Eguiguren (Quito, Ecuador) each placed second in walk-trot-canter with Eguiguren making her debut in the division. In walk-trot, sophomore Emma Ramsdell (Cambridge, Mass.) placed third, and sophomore Sophie Starck (New York, N.Y.) took fourth.

Next, Brown competes at the Salve Regina IHSA Show on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Old Claddagh Farm in Tiverton, R.I. 

Brown Results

Open Fences
Sara Nordstrom: 1st 

Intermediate Fences
Hannah Guevara: 3rd 

Open Flat
Sara Nordstrom: 1st
Victoria Flagg: 4th
Annaliese Fries: 2nd (division debut) 

Intermediate Flat
Hannah Woolley: 1st (collegiate debut)
Hannah Guevara: 3rd 

Novice Fences
Alejandra Zamora: 5th
Caroline Marks: 6th 

Novice Flat
Madison Kuhn: 4th
Jordan Hanson: 5th
Wallace Douglas: 6th 

Walk-Trot-Canter
Renee Seto: 2nd
Genoveva Eguiguren: 2nd (division debut)
Rebecca Chernick: 6th 

Walk-Trot
Emma Ramsdell: 3rd
Sophie Starck: 4th