No. 1 Auburn Equestrian Defeats No. 7 Kansas State
Oct. 21, 2011
AUBURN - The Auburn equestrian team continued its winning ways, claiming three of four MVP honors and defeating Kansas State 12-6 on Friday at the Auburn University Horse Center.
The Tigers won Equitation on the Flat 4-1. Christina Lin beat Meredith Finch, 84-79, while Anna Becker defeated Rachel Webster, 73-64. Also, Lindsay Portela downed Larissa Laffey 82-79 and Maggie McAlary led the charge winning MVP honors by defeating Kate Hennessy, 88-84.
"It was a good win," head coach Greg Williams said. "We talked about making sure that we stay consistent and the girls showed up by riding well today. I'm really happy about where we are. Stepping it up and pushing harder is something that these Auburn girls are good at so I know we'll keep performing well."
"Today everything went pretty well for both Western and Hunt Seat," Cracraft said. "Reining was especially strong today. I think everyone went out there with confidence and rode smart. We took it one step at a time and it worked out. That is definitely what won it for us today."
The Tigers, having completed a three-meet home stand, will now travel to Brookings, S.D., to face both South Dakota State and Delaware State on Nov. 4-5.
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