Equestrian Team Completes Regular Season

Canton, N.Y. – The Geneseo equestrian team competed in two weekend shows to wrap up its regular season, placing fourth at Cazenovia Saturday and at St. Lawrence Sunday.

In Saturday’s competition, first years Emily Lindsay (Williamson/Williamson) and Sam Manduca (Selden/Newfield) were the Knights’ top individual finishers. Lindsay was first in advanced walk/trot/cantor and Manduca was first in walk/trot.

Senior April Krenzer (Livonia/Livonia) placed second in intermediate over fences, junior Jordan Jones (Eden/Eden) was second in novice flat, sophomore Anna Eschler (Pittsford/Mendon) finished second in advanced walk/trot/cantor; junior Erin Seymour (Gainsville/Letchworth) took second in beginner walk/trot/cantor; and senior Ryan Lefkowitz (New Rochelle) finished third in open flat.

On Sunday, junior Caroline Bernhardt (Liverpool/Liverpool) and sophomore Christa Pappalardo (Port Jefferson/Earl Vandermeulen) recorded wins in the advanced walk/trot/cantor and beginner walk/trot/cantor, respectively.

Krenzler was second in intermediate flat, Manduca placed second in walk/trot and senior Alex Powers (South New Berlin/Unadilla) finished second in open fences. Powers was third in open flat, Jones placed third in novice flat, Lindsay finished third in advanced walk/trot/cantor, sophomore Emily Lockard (Pittsford/Mendon) took third in novice fences and sophomore Brianne Szopinski (East Aurora/East Aurora) was third in beginner walk/trot/cantor.

The Knights compete at the IHSA Regionals at St. Lawrence March 30.