SDSU Equestrian falls at Delaware State, drops to 1-6
DOVER, Del. – South Dakota State earned three of the four MOP awards Nov. 7, at Delaware State, but that didn’t translate into a win, as the Jackrabbits came up one point shy against the host Hornets, falling 8-7 at Gambler’s Choice Equestrian Center.
SDSU drops to 1-6, while DSU improves to 1-2.
Senior Marielle Golden won both of her points in the hunt seat events, earning MOP over fences with a score of 79 to move to 3-4 on the season. Her first MOP of the year gives her 14 for her career, good for third all-time at SDSU. Alissa Greenwald also earned her point over fences with a score of 81 to move to 4-3 on the season.
Golden scored a 71 on the flat to move to 4-3, but Jessica Andronowitz took home her first-ever flat MOP honor with a score of 80. She improves to 2-3 this year on the flat.
Sophomore Mariah Wright continued her assault on the SDSU record book, scoring her third reining MOP of the season, which extends her SDSU career-record to eight all-time. She scored a 69 to improve to 4-1-2 on the season. Miranda Sullivan improves to 3-1 on the season with her 65 and Raivenne Scott to 3-3-1 after riding to a tie.
Nicole Seibold scored the Jacks lone point in horsemanship, and evens her record at 3-3.
The Jackrabbits look to end their current skid on Friday, when they host UT-Martin in the final match of the fall season. The Jacks and Skyhawks start at 9 a.m.
–SDSU Sports Info