IHSA Hunter Seat Wins at UNC Wilmington!

February 3, 2018

UNC Wilmington IHSA Fall 2018The IHSA Hunter Seat team coached by Robin Brooks maintained its regional lead over closest rivals NCSU and East Carolina Saturday at UNC Wilmington. The Knights placed second behind Duke University. Senior Sabrina Vlacich won the High Point Rider Title.

Overall Team Points

St. Andrews University                243

NC State University                    197

East Carolina University              192

UNC-Chapel Hill                         188

UNC-Wilmington                        188

Duke University                          175

Elon University                           114

Campbell University                     59

UNC-Charlotte                             34


February 3 UNC-W Show Team Points

St. Andrews University                37

Duke University                          38

East Carolina University              33

UNC-Wilmington                        33

NC State University                    35

UNC-Chapel Hill                         30

Elon University                           21

Campbell University                    5

UNC-Charlotte                           3


St. Andrews Riders

Walk Trot                 

Alissa Picard             4th

Advanced Walk Trot Canter                    

Carly Parent             1st

Brittany Lefebvre      1st

Sara Cyr                  2nd

Savannah Yates        3rd

Novice Flat              

Hannah Newman      1st

Scout Maddox           2nd

Hannah Sutton         5th


Intermediate Flat  

Mackenzie Parks       4th

Intermediate Fences        

Mackenzie Parks       1st

Open Flat

Sabrina Vlacich         1st

Liz Shaffer               4th

Open Fences

Sabrina Vlacich         1st

Sabrina Vlacich was high point rider

St. Andrews Equestrian Program is dedicated to the development of future leaders in the equine industry. The program is home to the 2016 and 2017 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Champions in Western Horsemanship. The Hunter Seat team is regularly represented at IHSA Nationals and the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team has sent riders to the National Championships nearly every year since 2002. Students also ride at USHJA and USEF rated shows as well as attending schooling shows.

A small liberal arts and sciences university, St. Andrews majors include Business, Biology and Therapeutic Horsemanship.

Click here to request more information about St. Andrews University and the Equestrian program.

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