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Intermont Equestrian IDA Team Captures First At Bridgewater Sunday

Intermont Equestrian IDA Team Captures First At Bridgewater Sunday

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The Intermont Equestrian at Emory & Henry College IDA Team made it back-to-back show wins to start the season with a victory Sunday at Bridgewater College.

The Basics
TEAM PLACE – 1st/6 - 16 points 
LOCATION – Bridgewater, Virginia; Bridgewater College Equestrian Center

First Level
- Senior Mandy Snow (Bradford, Maine) started the day with a third-place finish for E&H, scoring an even 70.00%.
- Freshman Sydney Casady (Harriman, Tenn.) finished eighth (66.56%) in her first collegiate competition as an individual.

Upper Training Level
- Junior Eli Worth-Jones (Abingdon, Va.) won the level by 5.77 percentage points with a score of 73.65%.
- Freshman Katie Maharis (Howard Beach, N.Y.) was second in the test (67.88%), riding as an individual.

Lower Training Level
- Senior Taylor Carroll (Garner, N.C.) took second her test with a score of 70.65%.

Introductory Level
- Senior Hannah Phillips (Virginia Beach, Va.) placed fourth in the division on 64.90%, clinching the victory for the team.

The Awards
- The Wasps' 16 points gave them the win by three points over the Virginia Tech (13 points).
- Bridgewater was third with eight points while Radford University took fourth (four points).
- Virginia Tech's Erin Mitchell, who rode as an individual, was named High-Point Rider of the Day with a score of 78.12% which won the First Level.
- Emily Thomas of Bridgewater took Reserve High-Point Rider of the Day honors with a 76.09% in her First Level test.

Next Up
- The Intermont Equestrian IDA Team's next show is on Sunday, October 30 at Virginia Tech.

Team Results

Place   Team             
1.   Emory & Henry   16     
2.   Virginia Tech
3.   Bridgewater
4.   Radford   4
5.   Virginia   3   (63.75%)
6.   Ferrum
  3   (63.35%)


-photo courtesy of Mandy Snow