Equestrian Opens Spring season at Cazenovia, SLU

02.26.13

CAZENOVIA/CANTON, N.Y. -- The SUNY Potsdam equestrian team opened up the 2013 half of its schedule at Cazenovia last Saturday and St. Lawrence on Sunday.

At Cazenovia, Potsdam received second place finishes from seniors Alexa Basile in the open flat competition and Michelle Robinson in the open over the fence. Sophomore Carlene Benson finished third place in the advanced walk, trot, canter. The Bears also had a strong showing from junior Casey Cunniff who placed third in the beginner walk, trot, canter.

At St. Lawrence, Basile again placed second in the open flat competition. Also capturing second place for the Bears was sophomore Emily Parker in the beginner walk, trot, canter competition. Senior Rachel Peer finished third in novice over the fence and sophomore Ellen Norton posted a third place finish in the novice flat competition.

See the complete Potsdam results below:

Cazenovia Results                                                                  St. Lawrence Results
Rider  Level/Event  Place Rider Level/Event  Place
Alexa Basile Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 2nd
4th     Michelle Robinson Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 6th
3rd
Michelle Robinson Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 5th
2nd    Alexa Basile Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 2nd
3rd
Ellen Norton Novice Flat 5th Ellen Norton Novice Flat 3rd 
Rachael Peer Novice Over the Fence 5th
Carlene Benson Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter 3rd    Rachael Peer Novice Over the Fence 3rd
Casey Cunniff Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 3rd Carlene Benson Novice Over the Fence 3rd
Kaitlyn Scicchitano Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 4th Casey Cunniff Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 3rd
Kristen Walk, Trot 4th Emily Parker Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 2nd
Hannah Kane Walk, Trot 4th Kristen Walk, Trot 5th
Hannah Kane Walk, Trot 4th