Wildcats Face Tough Home Challenge in No. 2 Baylor

Feb. 26, 2014

K-State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Three months after knocking off No. 7 Georgia in their fall season home finale, the No. 6 Kansas State equestrian team returns to Timbercreek Stables for the spring home debut against No. 2 Baylor on Friday. The meet is set to begin at 10 a.m.

“It will be great to be back at home for the next two weekends to finish out our regular season schedule,” said head coach Casie Maxwell. “This Friday will be a big challenge for our team as Baylor has a strong record and lots of confidence this season. However, we are undefeated at home up to this point and we fully intend to finish out the season that way.”

The Wildcat Hunter Seat team will be led by captains Madison Wayda and Rachel Webster. The duo will look to make an impact for K-State in both Equitation Over Fences and Equitation on the Flat. The Wildcats will have a strong group that includes seniors Cat Avolese, Shana Barnett, Jacquelyn Bogstad and freshman Henley Adkins.

In Horsemanship, K-State’s lineup will feature the same riders it has used in both meets so far this spring. The group consists of seniors Kelly Bovaird, Amelia Crites, Chayna DeNicolo, Rachel Wetherell and sophomore Danielle Kemper.

The K-State reiners will also feature a familiar lineup this weekend. Bovaird will be joined by fellow seniors Jordan CoxJesse Johnson and Emily Stockford. Junior Savannah Smith and sophomores Kara Guy and Nicholle Hatton round out the potential lineup for the Wildcats.

Following the meet this week, K-State will have a quick turnaround as they return to action on March 8 when No. 8 TCU visits on Senior Day.

Driving Directions to Timbercreek Stables
Head east of Kansas State University on Bluemont Avenue. Turn right onto Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Turn left onto Highway 24 and go about 3 miles. Turn left onto Green Valley Road. Turn right onto Elk Creek Road. Timbercreek Stables is approximately 1/2 mile down on the right hand side. Physical address: 9000 Elk Creek Road.

Henley Adkins
Cat Avolese
Shana Barnett
Madison Wayda
Rachel Webster
EXH- Christina Martinelli

Henley Adkins
Cat Avolese
Jacquelyn Bogstad
Madison Wayda
Rachel Webster
EXH- Laura Lafnitzegger

Kelly Bovaird
Amelia Crites
Chayna DeNicolo
Danielle Kemper
Rachel Wetherell
EXH – Alyssa Lombardi
EXH – Libby Tudor

Kelly Bovaird
Jordan Cox
Kara Guy
Nicholle Hatton
Jesse Johnson
Savannah Smith
Emily Stockford