MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College hunt seat equestrian team resumed their season action Saturday at Skidmore College, and claimed reserve high point team accolades alongside Cobleskill in Saratoga Springs.
Morrisville State rode to 30 team points during the show, with three riders topping the field in their respective classes.
Oksana Fett (Binghamton, N.Y.) turned in a top ride in the novice equitation over fences class, while teammates Alyssa Simiele (Syracuse, N.Y.) and Kerry Gara (Albany, N.Y.) were blue ribbon winners in the advanced walk trot canter and beginner walk trot canter classes, respectively.
Five riders placed second overall in their competition fields, including Marcus Livermore (Syracuse, N.Y.) who finished second in the intermediate over fences and intermediate on the flat classes.
Shannon O'Brien-Goode (Liverpool, N.Y.) also earned a double second place finish for the day in the novice over fences and novice on the flat class.
Abigail VanWinkle (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) was second in the intermediate on the flat class, while Christine Kevan (Clifton Park, N.Y.) and Jayci Mieczkowski (Averill Park, N.Y.) earned second place in the advanced walk trot canter class.
The Mustangs host the next IHSA competition on Saturday, March 3rd at their indoor riding arena on Fearon Road.
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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.