SAINTS TIE FOR 1ST, FINISH THIRD IN SEASON OPENING SHOWS
Oct. 27: St. Lawrence University's riding team had the high point rider in one show and the reserve high point rider in another as the Saints tied with Cazenovia for first place in the season-opening RIT show and finished third in the Geneseo show, both held at Lehman Farms in Pittsford.
Sophomore Suzanne Snyder was the reserve high point rider in Saturday's show and won a blue ribbon in open equitation on the flat. The Saints had six blue ribbon finishes in the show and tied Cazenovia with 42 points for the top team finish.
Other blue ribbon winners on Saturday included senior Sarah Fincke in open fenses, sophomore Jordan Koivu in intermediate fences, senior Katharine Hankin in open flat, junior Kristin Putnam and senior Spencer Cook in novice flat and freshman Kathryn Buccelli in beginner walk-trot-canter.
The Saints finished third behind Cazenovia and Alfred in Sunday's show hosted by Geneseo. Fincke was the high point rider in the show with blue ribbon finishes both on the flat and over fences.
Other Saint winners on Sunday included sophomore Hadley Deming in novice fences, Hankin in open flat, senior Jessica Sweeney in novice flat and Buccelli in beginner walk-trot-canter.
The Saints will return to Lehman farms for shows on Nov. 15-16.