Edited Press Release
SIMSBURY, Conn.- Champs. The Sacred Heart University equestrian team captured their eighth Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Regional Championship on Sunday after being named High Point Team at Trinity College.
- Alyssa Kinney qualified for the IHSA Individual Regional Championships in Open Fences as she placed first in the event on Sunday.
- Alexa Setteducati also claimed a spot at the Regional Championships in Limit Flat with her second place finish on Sunday.
- Ashley Bocek was the third Pioneer to qualify for regionals on Sunday as she placed second in Novice Flat earning her a spot in the championships.
- Macayla Sousa was named Reserve High Point Rider of the day as she placed second in Intermediate Flat and first in Limit Fences Section A.
- Connecticut College-13
- Yale- 15
- Open Fences A: Alyssa Kinney 1st
- Open Fences B: Hanna Lloyd 2nd, Lilly Bove 5th
- Intermediate Fences A: Gillian Cunningham 2nd
- Intermediate Fences B: Nicole Albert 3rd
- Limit Fences A: Macayla Sousa 1st
- Limit Fences B: Emma Grimes 1st, Isabella Schupler 4th
- Open Flat A: Mia Poppinga 3rd
- Open Flat B: Hanna Lloyd 2nd
- Intermediate Flat A: Macayla Sousa 2nd
- Intermediate Flat B: Jillian Pizzi 2nd
- Limit Flat A: Isabella Schupler 1st, Alexa Setteducati 2nd
- Limit Flat B: Jordyn Defalco 1st, Julia Vinci 2nd
- Novice Flat A: Ava Flannery 3rd
- Novice Flat B: Ashley Bocek 2nd
- Introductory Flat: Jessica Bevacqua 4th
The Pioneers head to Hanover, NH as the team returns to NCEA competition at the ECAC North Regional Championships starting on March 26.