May 11, 2010
Equestrian Places Two in Top-10 at IHSA Nationals
Lexington, KY - The Brown equestrian squad had a pair of riders place in the top-10 in the country at the IHSA National Championship over the weekend, as senior Liz Giliberti (Washington, DC) placed ninth in the Cacchione Cup standings and sophomore Rebecca McGoldrick (Virginia Water, UK) finished tenth in the Novice Flat. Giliberti's finish marked the second consecutive season that she has placed in the top-10 nationally.
April 17, 2010
Brown Equestrian Rides to Third Place at Ivy League Championships
Hanover, NH - The Brown equestrian squad rode to a third place finish at the Ivy League Championship over the weekend, finishing behind only Cornell and host school Dartmouth on a cold morning in Hanover. A number of Brown riders turned in strong performances, led by sophomore Marissa Fuerst, who was crowned the League Grand Champion in the Advanced Walk Trot Canter.
April 10, 2010
Brown Equestrian Qualifies Three for IHSA Nationals
Providence, RI Though the Brown equestrian team narrowly missed qualifying for the IHSA Nationals as a team over the weekend, the Bears did have two riders place well enough to earn individual bids, joining senior Liz Giliberti (Washington, DC), who had already clinched a spot by winning the Cacchione Cup. Junior Katy Eng (New York, NY) and sophomore Rebecca McGoldrick (Virginia Water, England) placed in the top-two in the Novice Fences and Novice Flat respectively, earning trips to Kentucky for the national championships.
March 27, 2010
Brown Equestrian Qualifies Four Riders for Zones
A week after clinching a qualifying spot for Zones as a team, Brown equestrian turned in another good showing over the weekend, as four riders earned individual spots at Zones as well. Liz Giliberti, Allegra Aron, Rebecca McGoldrick, and Katie Eng each placed in the top two in their classes at the Regional Championships, advancing to Zones in the process.
March 20, 2010
Brown Wins at Wesleyan to Clinch Regional Title
Brown wrapped up the 2010 regular season in style over the weekend, taking a one-point win at Wesleyan to clinch first place in the Region, giving the Bears the opportunity to send their team to the Zone Championships on April 10. Senior Liz Giliberti also had a notable individual day, placing first and fifth to take her second consecutive Cacchione Cup win and a spot at Nationals.
March 14, 2010
Equestrian Takes Second at Johnson and Wales and Trinity
In a rare doubleheader weekend for the Brown equestrian team, the squad rode to a pair of second place finishes by the slimmest of margins, coming up just one point shy of the lead at both Johnson and Wales and Trinity. By staying close to the leaders though, the Bears maintained a 20-point advantage in the regional season standings with just one show to go, putting Bruno firmly in the drivers seat.
March 6, 2010
Brown Rides to Third Place at UConn Show
Storrs, CT - The Bears wracked up 32 points at UConn over the weekend, placing third overall and finishing just four points behind the host Huskies, who won with 36. The margin was slim enough to allow Brown to hold onto its season standings lead though, remaining ahead of URI by nine points with three shows remaining in the season.
February 13, 2010
Bears Take Second at Wesleyan to Kick Off Spring Season
Brown started the second half of its season on a positive note over the weekend, taking a close second to URI at the Wesleyan show, and continuing to lead in the season standings after a strong fall portion. The Bears were led by senior Elizabeth Giliberti, who took a first and third at the show, and regained the lead in the Cacchione Cup standings, which allows the top point rider in the region to go directly to Nationals.
November 24, 2009
Bears Wrap Up Fall Season With Win at Wesleyan
The Brown equestrian team wrapped up their fall season over the weekend, using a hot start to the show to take a comfortable first place finish at Wesleyan, and extend their lead in the season standings to 20 points. Junior rider Allegra Aron led Bruno, picking up a pair of blue ribbons, and finishing third in the point rider standings on the day.
November 17, 2009
Bears Take Fifth at UConn
The Brown equestrian team placed fifth at the UConn show over the weekend, as the Bears scored 27 points but were edged by several other teams. Bruno was still able to maintain a 12-point lead in the season standings with just one show remaining, however, giving them a comfortable margin for the finale.
November 2, 2009
Bears Ride to First at Connecticut College
The Brown equestrian team rode to another first place finish over the weekend, tying host Connecticut College for the top position with 37 points. With the victory, the Bears also maintain their position atop the season standings with 114, and have a healthy advantage with two shows left in the fall.
October 13, 2009
Brown Rides Over Opposition at Home Show
Providence, R.I. - The Brown equestrian team rode to a convincing first place finish over the weekend in their home barn, racking up 43 points to take an easy win over the field. URI placed second with 34 points, with Connecticut a close third at 32. The margin was also enough to give the Bears the early lead in the season standings, as Brown leads 77-73 over URI after two shows.
October 6, 2009
Equestrian Takes Third to Open Season
The Bears kicked off the 2009-2010 season at URI's Faith Hill Farm over the weekend, riding to a solid third-place finish with 34 points. Defending Cacchione Cup rider Liz Giliberti led Bruno with a pair of solid showings, placing third in Open Fences and first in the Open Flat to give Brown 11 points.