UEC ANNOUNCES RIDERS OF THE WEEK FOR OCTOBER 1


UEC ANNOUNCES RIDERS OF THE WEEK FOR OCTOBER 1
Monday, October 1, 2018

 

WACO, Texas - The United Equestrian Conference announced its Riders of the Week on Monday, following the second weekend of competition for the 2018-19 season.

 

EQUITATION ON THE FLAT RIDER OF THE WEEK

Brooke Nelson • Fresno State

  • Went 2-1 for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational.
  • Earned a 63-59 victory over her opponent from UT Martin.
  • Picked up a 68-64 victory over her Delaware State opponent.

 

EQUITATION OVER FENCES RIDER OF THE WEEK

Gabrielle Fournier • Delaware State

  • Went 4-0 for the Hornets last week, with all four victories coming in away and neutral site meets.
  • Went 3-0 at the Willis Invitational, while posting an average margin of victory of 22 points.
  • Earned an 11-point victory on the road over her TCU opponent, beating her, 78-67.
  • Beat her Baylor opponent by 25 points on the road, winning her head-to-head by a score of 65-40.
  • Defeated her Fresno State opponent, 80-67.
  • Beat her UT Martin opponent by 28 points, winning her head-to-head by a score of 68-40.

 

HORSEMANSHIP RIDER OF THE WEEK

Nicole Campbell • Fresno State

  • Went 2-1 for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational, while also winning two MOPs.
  • Defeated her UT Martin opponent, 76-74. Her score (76) was the highest horsemanship score of the meet and she was named MOP.
  • Won her second MOP of the weekend with a 71-68.5 victory over her Delaware State opponent.
  • Her 2.5-point margin of victory was the largest margin of victory by a horsemanship rider during the meet.

 

REINING RIDER OF THE WEEK

Paige Barton • Fresno State

  • Posted a 2-1 record for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational.
  • Earned a 68.5-64 victory over her UT Martin opponent.
  • Her score (68.5) against UT Martin tied the event-high score and her 4.5-point margin of victory was the largest margin of victory by a reiner during the meet.
  • Won her point against Delaware State, 69-68.

 

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