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IHSA 2010-11 Standings

2010-11
FINAL 2010-2011 REGION 4 ZONE 5 STANDINGS:
Virginia Intermont – 312
Virginia Tech – 275
Elon University – 233
University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 192
Averett University – 178
Appalachian State University – 178
High Point University – 168
Wake Forest University – 159
Western Carolina University – 73
Salem College – 73

May 7, Lexington, Ky. – 2010-2011 Virginia Intermont’s IHSA Team Places in Top Ten at National Championship

Virginia Intermont College finished in the top 10 at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s national finals Saturday, May 7 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.
Virginia Intermont’s team finished in eighth place with the best showings by Taylor Scott’s 4th place in Walk/Trot equitation and Ashley Miller’s 4th place in Open Equitation on the Flat.
Virginia Intermont won the IHSA nationals in 2004, 2005 and 2007.
Miller also placed 6th in Open Equitation Over Fences and competed for the coveted United States Equestrian Federation Cacchione Cup. With the most combined flat and over fences points, Miller is 2011′s regional high point rider, and placed ninth in the competition for the Cup, the nation’s high point riders competition in open fences with 36 riders in contention. Other team member results included Ashleigh Ramey’s 7th place in Novice Equitation on the Flat and Megan Kelty’s 9th place in Walk/Trot/Canter equitation for the team.
In addition, competing as individuals, Virginia Intermont’s Felicia Matsinger placed 8th in Novice Equitation on the Flat, and in alumni classes, VI’s Ashton Phillips placed 4th in Equitation on the Flat.

April 2, Sewanee, Tenn. – 2010-2011 Virginia Intermont Equestrian Team Wins Zone 5 Championship

Virginia Intermont College was champion at the Zone 5 finals for Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition. VI’s IHSA team is bound for the national finals for the 12th straight year, the longest streak in the nation.The Zone 5 finals were Saturday, April 2 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. Virginia Intermont finished with 43 points and overcame Savannah College of Art and Design in a tiebreaker. Sewanee was third place with 39 points and Berry College (Georgia) finished fourth with 29 points. Just before the 2010-2011 season, VI was realigned by the IHSA from Zone 4 (Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and North Carolina) to Zone 5 (Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas.)VI entered the zone competition undefeated as Zone 5, Region 4 champion. The IHSA national finals are May 5-8 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.

Virginia Intermont team results:
Ashley Miller, senior – 3rd – Open Over Fences, 1st – Open Flat
Amanda Shamer, senior – 1st – Intermediate Over Fences
Andrea MacQueen, senior – 2nd – Intermediate Flat
Lauren Wills, freshman – 2nd – Novice Over Fences
Ashleigh Ramey, freshman – 1st – Novice Flat
Megan Kelty, sophomore – 4th – Walk/Trot/Canter
Taylor Scott, freshman – 2nd – Walk/Trot

March, 12, 2011
Virginia Intermont College IHSA riders captured five individual titles at the Region 4 Zone 5 Regional Horse Show Saturday, March 12 in Blacksburg, Va. Riders who finished first or second will proceed in the playoffs to the Zone 5 Championships April 2. A first or second place finish at the Zone show will send riders to the IHSA National Championships May 2 through 5 in Lexington, Ky.

VI regional individual results were as follows:

OPEN OVER FENCES
Champion – Ashley Miller (SR)

OPEN – FLAT
3rd – Ashley Miller (SR)
4th – Lauren Fay (JR)

INTERMEDIATE FLAT
Champion – Bailey Cone (SR)
Reserve Champion – Mary Ashley Marable (JR)

NOVICE OVER FENCES
Champion – Andrea MacQueen (SR)
4th – Casey Gilligan (SR)

NOVICE FLAT
Champion – Felicia Matsinger (SR)
Reserve Champion – Claire Mawdsley (JR)
3rd – Amanda Shamer (SR)
Kate McManis – competed

Walk/ Trot/ Canter
Jamie Howard (SR) – competed

WALK/ TROT
Champion – Rebecca Kaczmarek (SR)
Reserve Champion – Katy Haupt (SR)

The Region 4 Zone 5 Finals was the final show of the year for the 10 member colleges. Within the past month all coaches nominated students for the regional “Sportsmanship Award” and the “Regional Horse of the Year.” Virginia Intermont senior Mary Ashley Marable won the Region 4 Zone 5 “Sportsmanship Award,” marking the first time that a VI student has earned the prestigious award. In addition, VI’s “Vinnie” was voted the “Horse of the Year.” VI’s “Monty” won the award last year and went on to win the title “National Horse of the Year.”

February 20, 2011
Virginia Intermont College won the final Region 4 Zone 5 IHSA horse show Sunday, Feb. 20, at the VI Riding Center.  VI was undefeated in its regional schedule, winning champion at all seven shows. It marks VI’s 12th regional team championship in the last 12 years.  The team will travel to the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., April 2, aiming to qualify for the IHSA National Championships May 3-6 in Lexington, Ky. Senior Ashley Miller clinched the High Point Regional Rider Championship which qualifies her to compete in the coveted Cacchione Cup competition at nationals.

Results of the Region 4 Zone 5 IHSA Horse Show held Sunday, Feb. 20 at Virginia Intermont:

Virginia Intermont – 46
Virginia Tech – 43
Elon University – 41
University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 32
Appalachian State University – 29
High Point University – 28
Averett University – 26
Wake Forest University – 24
Salem College – 12
Western Carolina University – 7

FINAL 2010-2011 REGION 4 ZONE 5 STANDINGS:

Virginia Intermont – 312
Virginia Tech – 275
Elon University – 233
University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 192
Averett University – 178
Appalachian State University – 178
High Point University – 168
Wake Forest University – 159
Western Carolina University – 73
Salem College – 73

The following riders qualified as individuals to compete at the Region 4 Zone 5 Regional show at Virginia Tech on March 12, 2011:

Ashley Miller – SR – Open Over Fences and Flat

Lauren Fay – JR – Open Flat

Mary Ashley Marable – SR – Intermediate Flat

Bailey Cone – SR – Intermediate Flat

Andrea MacQueen – SR – Novice Over Fences

Casey Gilligan – SR – Novice Over Fences

Kate McManis – SR – Novice Flat

Amanda Shamer – SR – Novice Flat

Felicia Matsinger – SR – Novice Flat

Claire Mawdsley – JR – Novice Flat

Jamie Howard – SR – Walk Trot Canter

Becky Kaczmerek – SR – Walk Trot

Katy Haupt – SR – Walk Trot

The top two riders at regionals will progress to the Zone 5 Finals, and the top two there will progress to the national championships.

Results of the Region 4 Zone 5 IHSA Horse Show held Saturday, Feb. 19 at Virginia Intermont:

The Virginia Intermont Riding Team scored a perfect 49 at Saturday’s IHSA Regional show at the VI riding center. The win places VI within 16 points of mathematically clinching its 12th straight regional championship.

Virginia Intermont – 49

Virginia Tech – 45

Elon University – 31

Appalachian State University – 27

University of North Carolina –  Greensboro 26

Averett University – 23

High Point University – 22

Western Carolina University – 16

Wake Forest University – 14

Salem College – 11

Results of the Region 4 Zone 5 IHSA Horse Show held Sunday, Feb. 6 at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.:

Virginia Intermont College – 45

Virginia Tech – 43

Averett University – 30

Elon University – 29

Wake Forest University – 26

High Point University – 24

University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 21

Appalachian State University – 18

Western Carolina University – 13

Salem College – 7

OVERALL REGION 4 ZONE 5 IHSA REGIONAL STANDINGS – Two shows remaining: Feb. 19 & 20 – Virginia Intermont College

Virginia Intermont College – 217

Virginia Tech – 187

Elon University – 161

University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 131

Averrett University – 129

Wake Forest University – 121

Appalachian State University – 119

High Point University – 118

Salem College – 50

Western Carolina University – 50

Virginia Intermont College Results :

Open Over Fences
Ashley Miller – SR – 6th
Lauren Fay – JR – 2nd

Open Flat
Ashley Miller – 1st
Lauren Fay – 1st

Intermediate Over Fences
Claire Mawdsley – JR – 1st
Ashleigh Ramey – FSH – 6th

Intermediate Flat
Caitlin Castle – FSH – 1st
Andrea MacQueen – SR – 2nd
Danielle Clark – FSH – 3rd

Novice Over Fences
Kate McManis – SR – 1st
Andrea MacQueen – 5th
Casey Gilligan – SR – 3rd

Novice Flat
Amanda Shamer – SR – 1st
Ashleigh Ramey – 1st
Sierra Mills – SPH – 1st
Kate McManis – 2nd

Walk Trot Canter
Megan Kelty – SPH – 1st
Michelle Ginsburg – FSH – 1st
Jamie Howard – SR – 5th
Chelsea Davis – JR – 2nd

Beginning Walk Trot Canter
Becky Kaczmarek – SR – 2nd
Tiffany Garwood – SR – 1st

Walk Trot
Taylor Scott – FSH – 1st

OVERALL ZONE 5 REGION 4 STANDINGS (FALL SEMESTER COMPLETE)

Virginia Intermont College – 172

Virginia Tech – 144

Elon University – 132

University of North Carolina,Greensboro – 110

Appalachian State University – 101

Averett University – 99

Wake Forest University – 95

High Point University – 94

Salem College – 43

Western Carolina University – 37

Hunter Seat Standings through 11/21/10: HIGH POINT RIDER
Ashley Miller, Virginia Intermont College – 56
Lauren Fay, Virginia Intermont College – 38
Katie Wood, University of North Carolina, Greensboro – 37
Meghan Caraway, Elon University – 35
Paige Messick, Virginia Tech – 26
Jennifer Osterman, Virginia Tech – 21
Madison Hinshaw, Appalachian State University – 19
Kim Struglinski, Wake Forest University – 19
Meghan Stevens, Elon University – 11
Leah Jones, Virginia Tech – 4
Audrey Hanlon, Virginia Intermont College – 4
Zone 5 Region 4 Hunter Seat Standings
Nov.  20, 2010 in Bristol, Va.

Champion: Virginia Intermont College – 49* perfect score
Elon University – 37
Virginia Tech – 33
University of North Carolina,Greensboro – 33
High Point University – 25
Appalachian State University – 21
Averett University – 21
Wake Forest University – 20
Western Carolina University – 9
Salem University – 3

HIGH POINT RIDER – Ashley Miller, SR, Virginia Intermont
RESERVE HIGH POINT RIDER – Claire Mawdsley, JR, Virginia Intermont

Nov. 21, 2010
Champion: Virginia Intermont College – 41
Virginia Tech – 40
Elon University- 38
Appalachian State University – 30
Wake Forest University – 28
Averett University – 25
University of North Carolina, Greensboro – 21
High Point University – 17
Salem University – 12
Western Carolina University – 9

HIGH POINT RIDER – Lauren Fay, JR, Virginia Intermont
RESERVE POINT RIDER – Alicia Shankle, Virginia Tech

Zone 5 Region 4 Hunter Seat Standings
Nov. 7, 2010 in Liberty, N.C.

Champion: Virginia Intermont College – 42
Virginia Tech – 34
Averett University – 28
Elon University – 26
Wake Forest University – 26
Appalachian State University – 25
University of North Carolina, Greensboro – 24
High Point University – 23
Salem College – 9
Western Carolina University – 7

VI INDIVIDUAL RESULTS:
Ashley Miller – SR – 1st Open O/F, 1st Open Flat, HIGH POINT RIDER
Lauren Fay – JR – 2nd Open Flat
Audrey Hanlon – JR – 3rd Open O/F
Amanda Shamer – SR – 1st Intermediate O/F
Ashleigh Ramey – FR – 3rd Intermediate O/F
Blake Roberts – FR – 1st Internediate Flat
Mary Ashley Marable – SR- 1st Intermediate Flat
Andrea MacQueen – SR – 1st Novice O/F, 4th Intermediate Flat
Casey Gilligan – SR – 3rd Novice O/F
Kate McManis – SR – 1st Novice Flat
Andrea Bullen – JR – 1st Novice Flat
Rebekah Tapman – JR – 1st Novice Flat
Lauren Wills – FSH – 1st Novice Flat
Emily Vasas – SPH – 4th ADV WTC
Kaylene Sutton – SPH – 2nd ADV WTC
Molly Davis – JR – 1st BEG WTC
Katie Haupt – 3rd WT


Zone 5 Region 4 Hunter Seat Standings
October 3, 2010 at Virginia Tech

Champion: Virginia Intermont – 40

Virginia Tech – 37

University of North Carolina – Greensboro – 32

Elon University – 31

High Point College – 29

Appalachian State University – 25

Averett University – 25

Wake Forest University – 21

Salem College – 19

Western Carolina University – 12

Virginia Intermont individual results were as follows:

Ashley Miller – SR – 1st Open Over Fences, 1st Open Flat, HIGH POINT RIDER

Lauren Fay – JR – 1st Open Flat

Julie Oliver – FR – 4th Open Over Fences

Elizabeth Mirson – JR – 1st Intermediate Over Fences

Mary Ashley Marable – SR – 1st Intermediate Flat

Shannon Day – SPH – 5th Intermediate Flat

Andrea MacQueen – SR – 5th Intermediate Flat, 2nd Novice Over Fences

Amanda Shamer – SR – 1st Intermediate Over Fences, 2nd Novice Flat

Casey Gilligan – SR – 2nd Novice Flat

Kate McManis – SR- 1st Novice Flat, 6th Novice O/F

Abby Parke – JR – 1st Novice

Ashley Ramey – FR – 1st Novice Flat

Sarene Cullen – SR – 1st ADV Walk/Trot/Canter

Megan Kelty – SPH – 5th ADV Walk/Trot/Canter

Emily Vasas – SPH – 3rd ADV Walk/Trot/Canter

Sarah Duffell – SR- 5th ADV Walk/Trot/Canter

Amelia D’Agostino – FSH – 1st BEG WTC

LeeAnn Hyder – SR – 4th BEG Walk/Trot/Canter

Becky Kaczmarek – SR – 1st  WT *qualified for regionals