Converse Equestrian Trots Along With South Carolina

Converse Equestrian Trots Along With South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Converse Equestrian team scrimmaged against 2015 USEA National Champion South Carolina last weekend in the NCAA format.  The Valkyries compete in the IHSA format normally.

The NCAA format is in two sections: Equitation Over Fences and Equitation on the Flat.

In the first section, the Valkyries rode strong trailing South Carolina 3-2 after the five competitiors.  Lydia Davidson produced the highest score for the Valkyries with an 83 but USC earned the point with a score of 84.

Gabby Franklin and Julia Williams picked up points for the Valkyries with scores of 80 and 77 respectively.  Madeline Wagner (76) and Madison Orr (73) competed as well.

In the final section, USC picked up four of the five points for the meet.  Lydia Davidson picked up the lone point in the section with a score of 63.

Gabby Franklin scored the highest for Converse with a score of 68.  Madeline Wagner (65), Madison Orr (64) and Julia Williams (60) rounded out the scoring for the Valkyries.

Converse will start their Spring season on February 4th at Georgia Southern.  The Valkyries brought home High Point Title the last visit to Georgia Southern.