Aggies Hand Wildcats First Loss of the Season, 12-8

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State equestrian team lost its first head-to-head varsity match of the season Friday as Texas A&M remained undefeated following a 12-8 win at Fox Creek Farm.


Although K-State dropped the overall win-loss battle, 12-8, they still out rode Texas A&M in the raw score category, 1467.5-1425.5


“I’m not worried about today being our first loss,” Western head coach Casie Lisabeth said. “We rode hard and we had no major mistakes. Everyone rode pretty clean and we need to work on our technique and some maneuvers before next week.”


The Wildcats took an early lead in this week’s English competition with a 3-2 win in Equitation over Fences, but Texas A&M fought back and won each of the last three classes including Equitation on the Flat, 4-1, Horsemanship, 3-2, and Reining, 3-2.


Senior Whitney Snyder took home the only MVP award for the Wildcats in Equitation over Fences with her 82-55 win over Katie Henion.


Junior Jenny Giraldin picked up a win in Equitation on the Flat, 70-67, to improve to 3-1 on the season. Sophomore Paige Sullivan picked up her first win of the season in Equitation over Fences with a score of 74.


Sophomore Morgan Campbell had a stellar ride and picked up her third win of the season in Reining with a score of 72.5, and Junior Allysa Freeman provided K-State with a spark as she also won her match in Reining, 69-60.5.


Friday’s competition also featured four J.V. classes. Texas A&M defeated K-State, 3-1, in J.V. Equitation over Fences and both teams tied in J.V. Equitation on the Flat, 2-2.


In Western, K-State won the match in J.V. Horsemanship with a, 3-1 victory. In J.V. Reining, Texas A&M took home the win with a , 2-0 victory.


The Wildcats next action takes place Friday Nov. 16 at Tennessee-Martin and Saturday Nov. 17 at Auburn for two head-to-head varsity matches.


Kansas State 8, Texas A&M, 12

November 9, 2007

Fox Creek Farm

Manhattan, Kan.


English Results


Equitation over Fences


Kendall Marvin 72 vs. Lindsay Smith 79

Bridget Doyle 77 vs. Brooke Coleman 78

Paige Sullivan 74 vs. Kristi Waldal 50

Leslie Yates 83 vs. Erin Ivy 76

Whitney Snyder 82 vs. Katie Henion 55


KSU 3 - TAMU 2

MVP- Whitney Snyder (KSU)


J.V. Equitation over Fences


Juliann Todd 74 vs. Amanda Goldman 83

Jen Rawle 53 vs. Viviana Cordero 55

Christine Fosnacht 78 vs. Henny Armstrong 68

Lianna Bodlack 72 vs. Jenn Scholl 75


KSU 1 - TAMU 3



Equitation on the Flat


Leslie Yates 76 vs. Christina Matz 81

Kendall Marvin 67 vs. Ashley Soderstrom 75

Whitney Snyder 74 vs. Brittney Dodson 81

Jenny Giraldin 70 vs. Lindsay Lawerence 67

Katie Mellon 75 vs. Christina Heine 80


KSU 1 - TAMU 4

MVP- Christina Heine (TAMU)


J.V. Equitation on the Flat


Elizabeth Godfrey 76 vs. Brooke Coleman 70

Jessica Hensley 68 vs. Tegan Zealy 84

Hannah Schroller 70 vs. Viviana Cordero 72

Lindsay Cook 58 vs. Megan Von Tungeln 50


KSU 2 - TAMU 2


Varsity Horsemanship


Lindsey Salsbury 72 vs. Tonna Brooks 63.5

Alyssa Freeman 73 vs. Amanda Ryan 71

Laura Browne 72.5 vs. Sibyl Parsons 73
Jana Lechtenberg 72 vs. Caroline Gunn 73

Courtney Watters 72.5 vs. Randi Standley 73


KSU 2 - TAMU 3

MVP- Caroline Gunn (TAMU)


J.V. Horsemanship


Sarah Jackson 68 vs. Haley Cooper 64

Mickaela Sundgren 70.5 vs. Amanda Cushman 71.5

MicKayla Mages 70.5 vs. Ashley Snoey 66.5

Dana Totten 69 vs. Renee Dirkse 65.5


KSU 3 - BU 1





Morgan Campbell 72.5 vs. Genna Fishgold 72

Dani Pettera 72.5 vs. Tonna Brooks 74

Alyssa Freeman 69 vs. Amanda Ryan 60.5

Kaylee Stout 69.5 vs. Maddi Williams 71

Alecia Zimbelman 72 vs. Maggie Gratny 72.5



MVP- Tonna Brooks (TAMU)


J.V. Reining


Dana Johnson 63.5 vs. Leah Ward 69