Top ranked Baylor Equestrian downs No. 2 TCU 11-9

February 14th, 2015 8:44 PM | No Comments
[photo credit: Baylor Athletics}

[photo credit: Baylor Athletics}

Press Release

THE RUNDOWN
FORT WORTH, Texas – In a tight matchup of two top ranked teams, the No. 1 Baylor equestrian team (11-0, 4-0) took down the No. 2 TCU Horned Frogs (5-2, 2-2), 11-9 Saturday at Turning Point Ranch in Springtown.

TCU finished up reining with a 4-1 advantage before Baylor countered with a 4-1 win in fences to tie the score at five apiece. The Bears took flat 3-2 to gain an 8-7 advantage. TCU knotted the scored a 9-9 in horsemanship before taking the last two points of the meet to remain undefeated on the season.

Baylor’s win on the road was the first for the Bears vs. a Big 12 opponent since BU beat Oklahoma State Oct. 15, 2011 in Stillwater, Okla.

HIGHLIGHTS

Rachel van Allen received Baylor’s only MOP honors for the day. Her score of 76 in flat beat Jayme Omand’s score of 58.

Alicia Gasser contributed two points to Baylor’s score by winning her matchups in both flat and fences.

Sam Schaefer also won two points with wins in both flat and fences.

WHAT’S NEXT
Baylor heads to Stillwater to take on No. 9 OSU Feb. 27.

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