Morrisville State pulls upset of Skidmore in Sunday IHSA show

Morrisville State pulls upset of Skidmore in Sunday IHSA show

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College hunt seat equestrian team stunned region dominant Skidmore College Sunday, taking top honors in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) event held in Morrisville, claiming high point team accolades with 45 team points.

Skidmore was reserve high point team with 42.

Morrisville State, for a second time in as many days, had eight take home blue ribbons, including Morgan Wilsberg (Mattituck, N.Y.) who claimed her second weekend victory in the open equitation over fences class.

The Mustangs also had six finish in second place in their class, including Wilsberg in open equitation on the flat.

Megan Hunsinger (Cato, N.Y.) posted a first place ride in the intermediate equitation over fences class, followed by Phoebe Leger (New Paltz, N.Y) with the blue ribbon in the novice fences class.

Jen White (Syracuse, N.Y.) also posted a first place finish in the novice equitation over fences class, alongside teammate Casey Warren (Cranston, RI).

Marcus Livermore (Syracuse, N.Y.) collected his second win of the weekend, this time in the novice equitation on the flat class.

Jayci Mieczjowski (Averill Park, N.Y.) rode to the top of the class in beginner walk trot canter, before Brittney Dorman (Granville, N.Y.) collected her second blue ribbon of the weekend in the walk trot class.

Morrisville State returns to the riding arena, Saturday, Nov. 19 at Skidmore.

Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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