UMW Riding Team Clinches Regional Championship at Goucher Show

The University of Mary Washington riding team clinched the regional championship on Sunday with a second place finish at the Goucher College Show in Towson, Md. UMW tied with Christopher Newport with 38 points.

First place finishes included Brittany Hill (Frederick, Md., Linganore) in her open on the flat class, Molly Banfield (Wake, Va., Christchurch) in her intermediate on the flat class, and Diana Roberts (Glen Allen, Va., Saint Gertrude) in walk-trot.

As a team, the Eagles will advance to the zone championships on April 10.

Individually, the Eagles had the following advance to the regional championships hosted by UMW next Sunday:
Open flat and fences - Brittany Hill
Intermediate flat - Haley Cook
Intermediate fences - Mary Ryan Richardson
Novice flat - Mary Ryan Richardson and Christine Cook
Novice fences - Emilia Sanchez
Walk, Trot, Canter - Isabel Moore
Walk, Trot - Meghan Olson 

The top three individuals in each event will advance to the zone show hosted by Bridgewater College as well.