March 1, 2014
BARTONVILLE, Texas - The SMU equestrian team improved to 4-1 at home with an 11-9 (1425-1361.5) victory over No. 8 TCU on Saturday afternoon at Sleepy P Ranch. Junior Emma Roberts (flat), freshman Sylvia de Toledo (fences) and freshman Jaclyn White (horsemanship) turned in MOP rides.
Roberts improved to 3-1 on the flat in the spring, after cracking the lineup over the break. The Mustang junior added a fences victory for her second-straight two-point performance. Roberts' victory over fences was her fourth of the 2013-14 campaign. Sophomore Schaefer Raposa also did the double on Saturday, recording a 68-64 flat victory and an 83-78 fences win.
The Mustangs grabbed four points on the flat, also getting victories from senior Julianna Fischer (63-53) and sophomore Alex Butterworth (76-70). SMU also won fences by a count of 3-2, getting points from de Toledo (83-76), Raposa (83-78) and Roberts (84-80).
SMU got four points out of the two western events on Saturday. In horsemanship, Redwine defeated TCU's Rylee Morgan 70.5-66, while White's MOP earned her a 74 in her one-point win. On the reining side, Redwine tallied a 61.5, while White edged TCU's Chantz Stewart 67-66.5.
The Mustangs will now await the bracket for the 2014 NCEA Championships that will be held in Waco, Texas, from April 17-19.