Prior to SMU: Rode at Don Stewart Stables under coaches Don Stewart, Megan Edrick and Bibby Farmer-Hill... Was Top-10 overall in the 2001 Junior Hunter Finals... Competed at the Capital Challenge, Harrisburg, WIHS, the National and Devon in the Large Junior Hunters... Rode in the USEF Medal Finals... Earned ribbons at the HITS Ocala in Large Junior Hunters and Medal/Maclay equitation... Was fifth overall at the 2012 Chagrin Valley International Hunter Derby as well as multiple top-12 placings in the USHJA Hunter Derby events throughout the country... Qualified for the Junior Hunters for Indoors 2012 and Maclay regional.
Personal: Chose SMU for the balance between academics, community and equestrian, as well as the beautiful campus... Enjoys skiing, traveling, the beach, photography, family and fashion... Lists Edwina Tops Alexander and Mclain Ward as her favorite athletes... Parents are Jim Wardell and Barbara McKenzie... Has one brother.