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Hunt seat repeats as reserve champion at Hartwick

ONEONTA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College hunt seat equestrian repeated reserve championship team honors Saturday, recording 38 team points at the Hartwick IHSA Show in Oneonta.

Three riders qualified for the regional championships at the end of the season, Emma Monte (East Rochester, NY) in the intermediate equitation on the flat after placing third; Jill Featherly (Hilton, NY) in the novice equitation over fences after a blue ribbon on Saturday; and Kathryn Galyon (Pearl River, NY) in the advanced walk trot canter class after a second place finish.

Rachel Kenney (Esperance, NY) earned reserve high point rider honors after blue ribbons in the novice equitation over fences and novice equitation on the flat classes.

Teal Pedersen (Manorville, NY), in the intermediate equitation on the flat and Emma Perrault (Falmouth, MA), in the novice equitation on the flat class were other top finishers for the Mustangs.

Skidmore won the show with 44 team points, followed by Morrisville 38, Cobleskill 36, Colgate 30, Hartwick 28, Siena 28, RPI 23, Oneonta 20, and Albany 18.

Morrisville State hosts two shows next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, at the riding arena on Fearon Road.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.