Sheffer Named High Point Rider At UVa

posed photo of Hollins riders and coaches with award ribbons at a show at UVa
Hollins riders 5th at UVa with Caitlyn Sheffer earning High Point Rider

Event: Riding - Hollins at UVa Spring IHSA (Charlottesville, VA)

The lead: The Hollins riding team competed in their final regular season Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) on Saturday when they took aim at seven regional foes. The show was held in Charlottesville and hosted by the University of Virginia.

The result:

  1. UVa - 41
  2. Randolph - 31
  3. Washington and Lee - 25
  4. Bridgewater - 24
  5. Hollins - 22
  6. JMU - 12
  7. Lynchburg - 11
  8. Roanoke - 6

How it happened: Individually, Hollins saw a pair of riders earn first and second place ribbons. Overall, the Green and Gold saw five top five finishes en route to a fifth place overall finish.

Hollins notes:

  • After finishing first in Open over Fences, Caitlyn Sheffer finished fourth in Open on the Flat. For her efforts, Sheffer was named High Point Rider for the show.
  • Kaitlyn Okin earned second place points when she finished runner-up in Novice on the Flat
  • Logan Landfried (Intermediate over Fences) and Sarah Grace Himes (Walk Trot Equitation) each posted fifth place finishes

What's next: Hollins will compete in the IHSA Regional Show on March 24th.