Wildcats Downed by Lady Tigers, 10-6

FRESNO, Calif.- The No. 4 K-State equestrian team fell just short on Friday afternoon at the Student Horse Center, as Kansas State was defeated by No. 6 Auburn, 10-6. The Wildcats have now dropped three straight meets, following an unbeaten start to the season. 

Noteworthy

  • Kansas State equestrian is now 4-3 this season, and 1-2 in Big 12 matchups.
  • The Wildcats are now 0-2 in head-to-head matchups against Auburn in the past two seasons.
  • The Wildcats struggled in Hunt Seat, as they lost the discipline, 6-2, but in Western battled it out to the end with a score of 4-4.
Equitation over Fences
  • K-State battled out the discipline, but fell to Auburn, 3-1.
  • The Wildcats' win came from sophomore Henley Adkins, who laid claim to the win with a 55-40 victory over Auburn's Demi Stiegler.

Equitation on the Flat

  • The Lady Tigers clinched the discipline with a 3-1 decision.
  • Adkins eased past Ashley Foster of Auburn, 80-76, and is now (25-23-1) as a Wildcat and (9-7) this season and has nine career Most Outstanding Performer Awards. 

Horsemanship

  • The Wildcats notched the victory today, 3-1.
  •  K-State received scoring rides from upperclassmen junior Danielle Kemper and senior Kelsey Sousa along with freshman Kirsten Chamberland.
  • Sousa rode past Auburn's Hannah Loseke, 72.5-71.5, to advance her season record over .500, (4-3).
  • Chamberland carded a score of 72; to ride past Auburn's Katie Buff, 69.5, gaining a point for Kansas State.
  • Kemper tallied her fifth win of the season with a conquest over Griffin Knight, 74-70.5. 

Reining

  • Auburn captured Reining by a 3-1 margin.
  • Junior Nicholle Hatton is now (4-1-2) this season as she secured K-State's lone point against Auburn's Hailey Munger, 64-0 

Coming up Next 

  • No. 4 Kansas State will compete again in Fresno, California tomorrow as they take on the Fresno Lady Bulldogs tomorrow at 9 a.m. Saturday's meet will conclude the fall portion of K-State's 2014-15 schedule.