April 29, 2002

Equestrian Wins Ivies

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The equestrian team took home the Ivy League reserve championship with a second place finish at the Ivy Invitational in Hanover, N.H. this past weekend. Brown won the show with 41 points. Columbia tied Cornell with 36 points, while Dartmouth had 25, Yale 22, Princeton 18, and Penn 15. Harvard did not compete this year.

“I have been involved with the IHSA for a lot of years, and the competition from the Ivy schools has always been less than stellar, but this year the competition that I witnessed today shows me that this league is producing more talent then ever. All of the classes were very competitive,” indicated head coach Chris Mitchell.

Despite the stiff competition, the Red had two individual champions in senior tri-captain Julie Canter (open flat) and freshman sensation Kate Reynolds (intermediate fences). Reynolds was also individual reserve champion in the intermediate flat. Fellow freshman Linda Nguyen captured the same honor in the walk-trot division.

The open fences division started the day off with senior tri-captains Helen O’Brien and Zo