May 4, 2007

Bears Move Into Tie For Second At IHSA Nationals

May 4, 2007

Springfield, MA - With one class left to show on Saturday, the Brown equestrian team is in a tie with the University of Findlay (OH) for second place at the IHSA National Horse Show. Junior Stephanie Carmack (Pawcatuck, CT) won first place in Walk Trot, while Junior Whitney Keefe (Wellesley, MA) was third in Open Flat, giving the Bears 11 points for a two-day total of 21. Virginia Intermont still holds first place.

In other action , Amanda Forte '02 won the National Championship in Alumnae Fences, becoming the first-ever former Cacchione Cup winner to do so. In this year's Cacchione Cup event, Keefe rode a tough draw in the Fences portion, finding herself in fifth place after two phases. She is one of six riders who will return Saturday for a ride-off.