Equestrian Takes Eighth Place

Paxton, Mass. -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth equestrian team took eighth place in Becker College's show on Saturday.

In novice over fences, junior Rachel Pacheco (Fall River, Mass.) ended the day in fourth place, while sophomore Colleen Waclawk (Rochester, Mass.) placed in fifth.

Senior Captain Kathryn Gardner (Concord, Mass.) placed fifth in her intermediate flat class.  Pacheco and classmate Lauryn Mort (Mattapoisett, Mass.) both placed in sixth in their novice flat classes. Waclawk also competed in novice flat and took home first place.  

Junior Captain Sarah Murray (Sharon, Mass.) finished second in beginner walk trot canter, sophomore Alexandra Kory (Holden, Mass.) finished fourth in advanced walk trot canter and LillyAnna Kuehl (Westford, Mass.) placed third in her walk trot class. Freshman Meghan Lefebvre (Fitchburg, Mass.) and Kira Hallberg (Foxboro, Mass.) both finished third in their walk trot classes, while classmate Jillian Ruyffelaert (Northampton, Mass.) placed third in her beginner walk trot canter class.

The team travels to Portsmouth, R.I. on Saturday for a show hosted by Roger Williams University.