ITHACA, N.Y. – The Dartmouth equestrian team traveled to Cornell for the Ivy Championship Show this past weekend at the Oxley Equestrian Center.
Seven-of-the-eight Ivy League schools competed with the Big Green winning the overall Reserve Championship in second place.
Cornell won the title with a perfect score.
The morning started off successfully with freshmen Lilly Higgins and Sophie Lenihan taking second and third place, respectively, in their Open Fences classes. Higgins was also selected to ride in the Open Fences championship, in which she placed fourth.
In Intermediate Fences, senior Storey Dyer Kloman put on a strong performance and came in second place. Junior Staci Mannella and sophomore Erin McCarthy-Keeler ’19 also placed fourth and sixth, respectively, in Intermediate Fences.
Senior Meg Rauner rode to victory in her Intermediate Flat class and qualified for the Intermediate Flat Championships, in which she placed fifth. Rauner’s success continued in her Novice Fences class, earning second.
First-year rider Cameron Pfafle put on a strong performance in her Novice Fences debut, coming in second. She was also strong in Novice Flat, coming in third.
Senior Cristiana Salvatori rode to victory in her Novice Fences class. This also qualified her for the Novice Fences championship, in which she claimed second. Junior Claire Bick placed fourth in Novice Fences as well.
The team’s strong performance in Novice continued, as senior Storey Dyer Kloman won her Novice Flat class. This ride qualified her for the Novice Flat championship, in which she also placed first.
The team finished out the day with strong performances from second-year rider Holly Langley and senior Charlotte Johnstone, who took second and fourth, respectively, in their Walk Trot Canter class, and with a strong ride from rookie Alexandria Chen who placed third in walk trot.
Meg Rauner ’17 - 1st in Intermediate Flat, 2nd in Novice Fences, 5th in Intermediate Flat Championships
Storey Dyer Kloman ’17 - 2nd in Intermediate Fences, 1st in Novice Flat
Cristiana Salvatori ’17 - 7th in Intermediate Flat, 1st in Novice Fences, Novice Fences Reserve Championship
Charlotte Johnstone ’17 - 4th in Walk Trot Canter
Catherine Conway ’17 - 5th in Intermediate Fences, 7th in Intermediate flat
Meaghan Haugh ’17 - 5th in Open Fences, 6th in Open Flat
Claire Bick ’18 - 7th in Open Flat, 4th in Novice Fences
Staci Manella ’18 - 4th in Intermediate Fences, 5th in Novice Flat
Elle MacAlpine ’18 - 7th in Novice Flat
Erin McCarthy-Keeler ’19 - 6th in Intermediate Fences, 4th in Intermediate Flat
Sophie King ’19 - 3rd in Novice Flat
Holly Langley ’19 - 2nd in Walk Trot Canter
Sue Mohieldin ’19 - 3rd in Walk Trot Canter
Sophie Lenihan ’20 - 3rd in Open Fences, 5th in Open Flat
Cameron Pfaffle ’20 - 2nd in Novice Fences, 3rd in Novice Flat
Lilly Higgins ’20 - 2nd in Open Fences, 4th in Open Flat, 4th in Open Fences Championship
Alexa Tucker ’20 - 4th in Walk Trot Canter
Alexandria Chen ’20 - 3rd in Walk Trot Canter
Meghan Poth ’20 - 3rd in Intermediate Fences, 2nd in Novice Flat