Equestrian Places in Top 10 at UCONN Tournament of Champions

Equestrian Places in Top 10 at UCONN Tournament of Champions

STORRS, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Equestrian red team took fourth place while the white team placed tenth at the UCONN Tournament of Champions Preseason Classic this morning. The Pioneers will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 19 when SHU competes at Connecticut College. Competition begins at 9:00 a.m. This was the first time since 2015 the Pioneers have competed at the Tournament of Champions.

The Pioneers broke up the team into two colors for this tournament as half was team red and half was team white.


Team Red Results 

Intermediate Flat Section A: Freshman Reagan Olson DNP

Open Fences Section B: Senior Gabriella Sorrentino placed 4th

Intermediate Fences Section A: Senior Anne Bergere placed 1st

Introductory Flat Section A : Junior Rebecca Dion placed 1st

Novice Flat Section B: Freshman Ashley Bocek placed 5th

Limit Fences Section A: Sophomore Alyssa Kinney placed 4th

Open Flat Section B: Freshman Hanna Lloyd placed 3rd

Team Red finished in 4th place


Team White Results 

Intermediate Flat Section B: Freshman Mia Poppinga placed 6th

Open Fences Section A:  Junior Brigitta Shepard placed 2nd

Intermediate Fences Section B: Junior Lea Mascola placed 2nd

Novice Flat Section A: Freshman Julia Vinci DNP

Limit Flat Section A : Lea Mascola placed 6th

Open Flat Section A:  Brigitta Shepard DNP

Introductory Flat Section B: Sophomore London Duncza DNP

Limit Fences Section B: Sophomore Danielle DeRisio placed 1st

Team White finished in 10th place


Individual Results

Mia Poppinga and Lilly Bove placed 5th and 7th in the Individual Low Medal