Dion Qualifies for IHSA Individual Championships While Equestrian Takes High Point Team at Hartford

Dion Qualifies for IHSA Individual Championships While Equestrian Takes High Point Team at Hartford

MANCHESTER, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team was named the High Point Team of the day as the Pioneers tallied 38 points at the University of Hartford's show this morning. The Pioneers will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 23 when SHU competes at the UCONN. Shows begin at 9:00 a.m.

Junior Rebecca Dion highlighted the day as her third place finish in the Introductory Flat qualified her for the IHSA Individual Regional Championships. The Pioneers took first place in five events as junior Lea Mascola earned a first-place ribbon in Intermediate Fences B, freshman Mia Poppinga placed first in the Intermediate Flat Section B, freshman Alexa Setteducati took first in Limit Fences Section B while fellow freshman Regan Olson took first in Limit Fences Section C. Sophomore Alyssa Kinney wrapped up the total of first-place finishers taking the top spot in Limit Flat Section C.

Open Fences Section A:

Senior Emily Spellman placed 6th

 

Open Fences Section B:

Junior Brigitta Shepard placed 4th

 

Open Fences Section C:

Senior Gabi Sorrentino placed 5th

 

Intermediate Fences Section A:

Freshman Hanna Lloyd placed 3rd

 

Intermediate Fences Section B:

Junior Lea Mascola placed 1st

 

Open Flat Section A:

Senior Gabi Sorrentino placed 3rd

 

Open Flat Section B:

Sophomore Danielle DeRisio placed 4th

 

Open Flat Section C:

Freshman Hanna Lloyd placed 2nd

 

Intermediate Flat Section A:

Freshman Mia Poppinga placed 1st

 

Intermediate Flat Section B:

Junior Lea Mascola placed 4th

 

Limit Fences Section B:

Freshman Alexa Setteducati placed 1st

 

Limit Fences Section C:

Freshman Raegan Olson placed 1st

 

Limit Fences Section D:

Junior Devon Cavaliere placed 3rd

 

Limit Flat Section A:

Freshman Hailey Tyler placed 4th

 

Limit Flat Section B:

Junior Devon Cavaliere placed 5th

 

Limit Flat Section C:

Sophomore Alyssa Kinney placed 1st

 

Limit Flat Section D:

Freshman Jordyn Defalco placed 3rd

 

Novice Flat:

Freshman Julia Vinci placed 2nd

 

Pre-Novice Flat:

Freshman Sophia Sauber placed 2nd

 

Introductory Flat:

Junior Becca Dion placed 3rd & qualified for the individual Regional Championship

 

Team Results:

Sacred Heart - 38

UCONN - 35

Trinity College/Connecticut College - 26

Fairfield University - 22

U of Hartford & Yale - 18

Central Connecticut State - 15

Wesleyan University - 10