MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin equestrian team suffered a 15-3 setback at UGA Equestrian Complex in Bishop, Ga.
Reid Rickett edged Georgia’s Brittlan Wall, 81-78, in Equitation over Fences, while Nora Wilson earned her point against Lelyan Gleeson, 80-70.
Georgia won the Hunt Seat competition 8-2.
In Horsemanship, UT Martin’s Amy Guenther tied Georgia’s Anna Sasser and Megan Marie Foley scored the point in reining against Georgia’s Lauren Tieche.
Georgia won the Western competition 7-1.
“We certainly had some good rides, but didn’t score enough points to be victorious,” UT Martin head coach Meghan Cunningham said. “It was good to hit the road one last time before our national championships in April.”
UT Martin will close out its regular season when it hosts Minnesota-Crookston at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ned McWherter Agricultural Pavilion. The Skyhawks will bid farewell to seniors Kara Bergenty, Michelle Chulock, Candice Fulcher and Katie Miranda.
The Skyhawks will host their first-ever equestrian tournament March 22-23 at the Ag Pavilion."
“All our focus in practice will be to be successful at this special event,” Cunningham said.