Equestrian Finishes Sixth at Roger Williams

Equestrian Finishes Sixth at Roger Williams

TIVERTON, R.I. – UMass Dartmouth Equestrian placed sixth against tough competition last weekend, competing at Roger Williams' IHSA point show on Saturday.

How it Happened

With a different show format, each team could only choose one rider per class to compete on Saturday. Sophomore captain Olivia van der Meer (Medway, Mass.) placed in two events, securing fifth in her open over fences class and sixth in her open over flat class. 

Junior Michaela Kessel (Haverhill, Mass.) shined in her class, earning a third-place finish in intermediate over fences. Freshman Lyndsey Getchell (Dartmouth, Mass.) placed fourth in her beginner walk trot canter class, and sophomore Erin Parrelli (Mohawk, N.Y.) placed sixth in her walk trot class.

Up Next

The Corsairs are back again this weekend, competing at Johnson & Wales' show on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Mystic Valley Hunt Club in Glades Ferry, Conn.