#7 Frogs Victorious in Tennessee

Feb. 16, 2018

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MARTIN, Tenn. -  No. 7 ranked TCU equestrian comes home with a 13-6 win against No. 10 UT-Martin, along with all four MOP accolades.

Haley Schoolfield, Director of Equestrian
"Our team rode strong all day. They have been working very hard all semester and today they saw the payoff. We have a quick turnaround to host two very good teams next week, so we are looking ahead in preparation for those."

The Rundown
The Frogs (5-6) defeated the Skyhawks (3-4) in Martin, Tennessee, improving to 8-0 in the all-time series.

In Equitation over Fences, the Frogs went 2-3 against the Skyhawks, but the newcomers shone with an 85-point ride from Elizabeth McKim, earning her the MOP accolade, and an 82-point ride from Alex Beneson. McKim defeated UTM's Savannah Methany by a margin of ten, Beneson took down Randi LaChance by a margin of 13.

In Horsemanship, the Frogs were on fire, sweeping UT-Martin with a 5-0 decision. Jamie Cook, Cydney Benes, Laska Anderson, Josie Mootz and Elizabeth Bohn all earned their points for TCU, with Anderson earning her third MOP accolade and collecting her ninth win of the season by defeating UTM's Jade Bleskey 78-75. Benes and Cook earned themselves new high scores, with a 77.5 and a 77, respectively.

In Reining, the Frogs had Claire Dittrich and Josie Ferrante earning their points, with Ferrante picking up her second career MOP after taking down UTM's Megan Aiosa, 74.5-66.5. It seemed Elena Hurd had won her point but ended up in a 70.5-70.5 draw with Hannah McDonald.

On the Flat, the Frogs nearly swept their second event of the meet but finished with a 4-1 decision. Beneson, Emelie Burgess, Mady Fithian and Jayme Omand all earned their respective points. Burgess rode to a 10-point margin against Quinn Reed of UT-Martin with a 77-67 win, earning her second MOP of the season.

- Benes had a new high score of 77.5
- Cook had a new high score of 77
- Ferrante had a new high score of 74.5
- McKim had a new high score of 85

Up Next
TCU will take on the No. 9-ranked South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Feb. 22 at Turning Point Ranch, the first of a three-meet homestand.



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