Equestrian finishes first half strong

11.18.12

CAZENOVIA/CANTON, N.Y.--The SUNY Potsdam equestrian team finished the 2012 portion of its schedule with strong showings at Cazenovia on Saturday and St. Lawrence on Sunday.

At Cazenovia, the Bears were received first place finishes from senior Michelle Robinson in the intermediate over the fence competion and and freshman Melissa Phelan in novice jumps. Sophomore Alexis Hamilton also had a strong day with second place finishes in the novice jumps and flat events.

At St. Lawrence, sophomores Arielle Chin and Carlene Benson led Potsdam with top finishes in the intermediate flat and advanced walk, trot, canter competitions, respectively. Sophomore Emily Parker finished second in beginner walk, trot, canter and sophomore Ellen Norton posted third place finishes in both the novice jumps and flat events.


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 4th
3rd     Michelle Robinson Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 6th
4th
Michelle Robinson Intermediate Over the Fence
Intermediate Flat 3rd
1st Alexa Basile Open Flat
Open Over the Fence 5th
4th
Ellen Norton Novice Over the Fence
Novice Flat 2nd
3rd Arielle Chin Intermediate Over the Fence
Intermediate Flat 4th
1st
Melissa Phelan Novice Over the Fence
Novice Flat 1st
3rd
Alexis Hamilton Novice Over the Fence
Novice Flat 2nd
2nd Ellen Norton Novice Over the Fence
Novice Flat 3rd
3rd
Rachael Peer Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter 2nd Melissa Phelan Novice Over the Fence
Novice Flat 5th
4th
Kaitlyn Scicchitano Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 5th Alexis Hamilton Novice Walk, Trot, Canter 6th
Carlene Benson Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 3rd Rachael Peer Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter 4th
Carlene Benson Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter 1st
Kaitlyn Scicchitano Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 5th
Emily Parker Beginner Walk, Trot, Canter 2nd