W&L RIDING ADVANCES FIVE TO IHSA REGIONALS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee equestrian team
has qualified five riders to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
(IHSA) Regionals held on Feb. 28 at Hollins University.
The Generals currently rank third in Zone IV, Region II,
trailing only Hollins and Bridgewater in the standings.
Leading the way for W&L at the regional meet will be
sophomore Caitlin Lane (Poolesville, Md./Poolesville), who is a two-time
ODAC Rider of the Year and the 2004 Cacchione Cup Region Champion. Lane
will compete in the open over fences and open flat events.
Joining Lane at regionals will be sophomore Katie Goodrich
(Indianapolis, Ind./North Central), senior Sarah Michaels (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk
Academy), senior Maria Syska (West Chester, Pa./Unionville) and junior
Kathy Wang (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Kempner).
Goodrich will compete in the open flat, Michaels will take
part in the novice over fences, Syska will complete in the advanced walk-trot-canter
and Wang will participate in the walk-trot event.
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Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450