Frogs Advance to Quarterfinals at National Championship
April 13, 2017
WACO, Texas -- The No. 9 seed TCU equestrian survived and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCEA National Championship in Waco, Texas after edging No. 8 SMU, 8-7.
The Rundown The TCU equestrian team started the day off hot by sweeping the Mustangs 4-0 in Reining. Freshman Carly Lombard went first for the Frogs, followed by seniors Brooke Boyle, Carley Montemuro and Rylee Morgan.
In Equitation over Fences, Jayme Omand scored the lone point for the Purple and White after posting a one-point victory over SMU's Alexis Graves.
The final event of the day was Equitation on the Flat. Molly Peddicord opened the discipline nicely with a win over Nora Gray. The crowd was on edge after the score evened at 7-7 after two points were earned by SMU with a single ride left from junior Carley Barnett. Barnett pulled off a 157-point ride on Angelo to drop Leina King and bring the Frogs into the quarterfinals of the NCEA National Championship.
Quote of the Meet
9 a.m. -- Thomas Moore Feed Reining (Brackets E, F, G, H Extraco Coliseum)
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